St. Edward, Larkin win on opening night of Elgin Classic

 
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Updated 1/9/2019 11:02 PM
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  • Larkin's Karina Villa moves to the hoop against Elgin during Elgin City Classic Girls Basketball Tournament action at Chesbrough Fieldhouse on the campus of Elgin High School Wednesday night.

      Larkin's Karina Villa moves to the hoop against Elgin during Elgin City Classic Girls Basketball Tournament action at Chesbrough Fieldhouse on the campus of Elgin High School Wednesday night. Patrick Kunzer | Staff Photographer

  • Westminster Christian's  Grace Schmitt moves to the hoop against St Edward during Elgin City Classic Girls Basketball Tournament action at Chesbrough Fieldhouse on the campus of Elgin High School Wednesday night.

      Westminster Christian's Grace Schmitt moves to the hoop against St Edward during Elgin City Classic Girls Basketball Tournament action at Chesbrough Fieldhouse on the campus of Elgin High School Wednesday night. Patrick Kunzer | Staff Photographer

  • Westminster Christian's  Anna Whitchurch moves to the hoops against St Edward during Elgin City Classic Girls Basketball Tournament action at Chesbrough Fieldhouse on the campus of Elgin High School Wednesday night.

      Westminster Christian's Anna Whitchurch moves to the hoops against St Edward during Elgin City Classic Girls Basketball Tournament action at Chesbrough Fieldhouse on the campus of Elgin High School Wednesday night. Patrick Kunzer | Staff Photographer

  • Westminster Christian's  Keely Frens takes a jumper against St Edward during Elgin City Classic Girls Basketball Tournament action at Chesbrough Fieldhouse on the campus of Elgin High School Wednesday night.

      Westminster Christian's Keely Frens takes a jumper against St Edward during Elgin City Classic Girls Basketball Tournament action at Chesbrough Fieldhouse on the campus of Elgin High School Wednesday night. Patrick Kunzer | Staff Photographer

  • Above: St Edward's Samantha Ottinger, center, dishes the ball ahead of Westminster Christian's Sophie Kovachevich, right. Right: Larkin's  Keondra Baldwin, left, covers Elgin's Kamiya Harvey under the basket.

      Above: St Edward's Samantha Ottinger, center, dishes the ball ahead of Westminster Christian's Sophie Kovachevich, right. Right: Larkin's Keondra Baldwin, left, covers Elgin's Kamiya Harvey under the basket. Patrick Kunzer | Staff Photographer

  • St Edward's Madeline Ellsworth moves to the hoop against Westminster Christian during Elgin City Classic Girls Basketball Tournament action at Chesbrough Fieldhouse on the campus of Elgin High School Wednesday night.

      St Edward's Madeline Ellsworth moves to the hoop against Westminster Christian during Elgin City Classic Girls Basketball Tournament action at Chesbrough Fieldhouse on the campus of Elgin High School Wednesday night. Patrick Kunzer | Staff Photographer

  • St Edward's Mia Castro moves with the ball against Westminster Christian during Elgin City Classic Girls Basketball Tournament action at Chesbrough Fieldhouse on the campus of Elgin High School Wednesday night.

      St Edward's Mia Castro moves with the ball against Westminster Christian during Elgin City Classic Girls Basketball Tournament action at Chesbrough Fieldhouse on the campus of Elgin High School Wednesday night. Patrick Kunzer | Staff Photographer

  • Larkin's  Brianna Young, left, brings the ball up court as Elgin's Emily Graves follows the action during Elgin City Classic Girls Basketball Tournament action at Chesbrough Fieldhouse on the campus of Elgin High School Wednesday night.

      Larkin's Brianna Young, left, brings the ball up court as Elgin's Emily Graves follows the action during Elgin City Classic Girls Basketball Tournament action at Chesbrough Fieldhouse on the campus of Elgin High School Wednesday night. Patrick Kunzer | Staff Photographer

  • Larkin's  Amber Allen takes a shot against Elgin during Elgin City Classic Girls Basketball Tournament action at Chesbrough Fieldhouse on the campus of Elgin High School Wednesday night.

      Larkin's Amber Allen takes a shot against Elgin during Elgin City Classic Girls Basketball Tournament action at Chesbrough Fieldhouse on the campus of Elgin High School Wednesday night. Patrick Kunzer | Staff Photographer

  • Elgin's Sabrina Chen takes a shot against Larkin during Elgin City Classic Girls Basketball Tournament action at Chesbrough Fieldhouse on the campus of Elgin High School Wednesday night.

      Elgin's Sabrina Chen takes a shot against Larkin during Elgin City Classic Girls Basketball Tournament action at Chesbrough Fieldhouse on the campus of Elgin High School Wednesday night. Patrick Kunzer | Staff Photographer

  • Larkin's Amber Allen, right, defends Elgin's Emily Graves during the Elgin City Classic girls basketball tournament at Chesbrough Fieldhouse on the campus of Elgin High School Wednesday night.

      Larkin's Amber Allen, right, defends Elgin's Emily Graves during the Elgin City Classic girls basketball tournament at Chesbrough Fieldhouse on the campus of Elgin High School Wednesday night. Patrick Kunzer | Staff Photographer

  • Larkin's  Keondra Baldwin, left, covers Elgin's Kamiya Harvey under the hoop during Elgin City Classic Girls Basketball Tournament action at Chesbrough Fieldhouse on the campus of Elgin High School Wednesday night.

      Larkin's Keondra Baldwin, left, covers Elgin's Kamiya Harvey under the hoop during Elgin City Classic Girls Basketball Tournament action at Chesbrough Fieldhouse on the campus of Elgin High School Wednesday night. Patrick Kunzer | Staff Photographer

The Elgin City Classic opened Wednesday night with St. Edward defeating Westminster Christian 67-38 and Larkin topping Elgin 62-54. Harvest Christian had a bye.

Larkin outscored Elgin 21-8 in the third quarter after the Maroons led 30-28 at halftime. Ashley Miller scored 15 points for the Royals, Kiara Villa had 13 and Janelle Clements 9.

Elgin's Kamiya Harvey led all scorers with 18 points.

The tournament continues through next week. It resumes Saturday with Westminster Christian playing Elgin at 1 p.m.

On Monday, Harvest Christian faces Larkin at 5:30 p.m. and Elgin battles St. Edward at 7. Next Wednesday Harvest and Westminster square off followed by Larkin and St. Edward.

Larkin's JV faces Westminster next Thursday while Elgin plays Harvest, then the tournament concludes Friday, Jan. 18 with St. Edward meeting Harvest Christian.

All games will be played at Elgin High School.

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