Wood's 23 points lead Carmel to Mundelein title

Daily Herald report
Updated 11/23/2019 10:23 PM

Freshman Jordan Wood had a season-high 23 points, 9 rebounds, 6 steals and 2 blocks, and Carmel Catholic's girls basketball team completed a perfect run in the Mundelein Thanksgiving tournament by beating Grayslake North 49-32 on Saturday afternoon.

Grace Sullivan added 12 points and 7 rebounds for the Corsairs (5-0 overall, 5-0 tourney), and Kaytlyn Matz had 9 points, 8 rebounds and 3 steals.


Wood, Sullivan and Matz were all named to the all-tournament team. Wood sank one of her two 3-pointers in helping Carmel jump out to a 13-5 lead after one quarter. The Corsairs extended their lead to 25-12 by halftime and were up 37-23 after three.

Grayslake North (1-4, 1-4) received 8 points and 3 steals from all-tournament team selection Faith Standerski. Knights freshman Peyton Gerdes had 6 points and 7 rebounds and was also named all-tournament.

Highland Park 41, Mundelein 32: At Mundelein, Addie Budnik and Halle Abrams scored 17 and 12 points, respectively, for the Giants, who finished 4-1 in the tournament.

Mundelein (0-5) received 14 points from Morgan Frank and 8 from Damia Ali.

Grayslake Central 42, Hersey 39: At Buffalo Grove, Kate Bullman reached 1,000 points for her career, and the Rams rallied in the fourth quarter to pull out the tournament game.

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The Illinois State-bound Bullman finished with 26 points and 13 rebounds.

Grayslake Central trailed 35-23 entering the fourth quarter. MK Drevline scored all 8 of her points in the fourth for Grayslake Central.

Warren 60, Taft 55: Macy Kocen scored 24 points, including three 3-pointers, and the visiting Blue Devils rallied to improve to 1-2 overall and 1-2 in the New Trier tournament.

Sophomore Grace Lynch added 18 points, hitting 7 of 7 free throws in the fourth quarter. Warren trailed 45-41 after three quarters, before outscoring Taft 19-10 in the fourth. It was Kocen's second 20-point effort in a row.

Vernon Hills 58, Antioch 22: At Vernon Hills, Daniella Jarrell scored 14 points, including two 3-pointers, to lead the host Cougars to the tournament win.


Abby Brown added 9 points on three 3-pointers.

Antioch was led by Miranda Chamberlin with 8 points and Molly Volkmar with 7.

Stevenson 61, East Aurora 30: At Willowbrook, Ava Bardic scored 16 points, Avery King added 14, and the Patriots won to improve to 3-1 and 2-1 in the tournament.

Stevenson also got 12 points from Simone Sawyer.

Lake Zurich 39, Rolling Meadows 29: The host Bears won to improve to 2-1 on the season.

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