Mundelein wins title; Wauconda's Carter nets 1,000th point
Scottie Ebube scored 21 points and grabbed 10 rebounds, and host Mundelein beat North Lawndale 68-63 to win the championship of the Mundelein/Grant Thanksgiving boys basketball tournament on Saturday.
Trey Baker and Conor Enright added 16 points apiece for the Mustangs (4-0), and Jack Bikus had 10. Enright also dished out 5 assists.
North Lawndale finished 3-1 in the tourney.
Wauconda 64, Crystal Lake South 65: At Richmond-Burton, Donovan Carter scored 26 points, giving him 1,009 for his career.
The Bulldogs improved to 2-2.
Carmel 56, Warren 53: At Mundelein, Kimahri Wilson scored 15 points, including a tiebreaking 3-pointer with 36 seconds left, and the Corsairs wrapped up play in the Grant/Mundelein tournament with their second win in a row.
Coby Brame added 12 points and 10 rebounds for Carmel (2-2). He was coming off a 16-rebound game against Grant.
"Every game he's gotten better and better," Corsairs coach Zack Ryan said of the 6-foot-4 junior forward and varsity rookie. "He's scoring around the basket, and he's really the one guy that gives us some size in the post. We're really happy with him this tournament how he's progressed."
Carmel placed Wilson and Bryce Moore on the all-tournament team. Moore missed Saturday's finale due to a family commitment.
Warren (1-3) was led by Adnan Sarancic's 21 point and 11 rebounds and Jason Langevin's 13 points. Both players were named to the all-tournament team.
Grant 48, Collins 46: At Mundelein, Mikal Ashley hit a foul line jumper with 4 seconds left, giving the Bulldogs their first win of the season.
Grant finished 1-3 in the tournament, which was co-hosted by the Bulldogs and Mundelein.
Freshman guard Chad Kiesgen and Ashley led Grant with 18 and 15 points, respectively. Both players were named to the all-tournament team.
Wheeling 61, Vernon Hills 56: At Northridge Prep, the Cougars dropped the championship game of the Battle of the Ridge tournament.
Jack Barszcz scored 24 points for Vernon Hills (3-1) and earned an all-tournament team honors.
Grayslake North 59, Lakes 56: At Richmond-Burton, the Knights won to finish 2-2 in the tournament.
Lakes finished 1-3.
Huntley 66, Lake Zurich 36: At Richmond-Burton, the Bears lost to finish 1-3 in the tournament.
Huntley won the championship with a 4-0 record.