Balanced Rosary wins on road at St. Edward
Zoe Ketterman led 4 players in double figures with 16 points as Rosary rallied past St. Edward 61-56 in Metro Suburban Blue action Saturday night in Elgin.
Ketterman scored 8 of her points in the fourth quarter, including 4 of 4 at the free-throw line, as Rosary (11-11, 3-4) outscored the Green Wave 18-9 over the final 8 minutes to overcome a 47-43 deficit.
Ella Havertape added 12 points, including three 3-pointers, while Madison Cibulskis and Emily Hurst chipped in with 11 and 10 points, respectively.
Brooke Biggins paced the Green Wave (7-16, 1-7) with 14 points, while Samantha Ottinger added 13 points.
Burlington Central 62, Minooka 28; Carmel 54, Burlington Central 44: The Rockets (16-4) settled for a split of their first two games during Saturday's 7th annual DeKalb MLK Invite.
Kat Schmidt poured in a game-high 21 points and Elana Wells added 15 points as the Rockets cruised past Minooka in the morning opener.
Several hours later, Wells scored 16 points while Schmidt added 9 points during the Rockets' lost to Carmel, which advances to Monday's tourney semifinals against Rockford Boylan.
Burlington returns to face Dundee-Crown at 11:30 a.m. Monday in DeKalb.
Huntley 41, Belvidere North 28; Lincoln-Way East 55, Huntley 47: Freshman Carley Faulkner scored a career-high 18 points to help power the Red Raiders past Belvidere North (16-5) in Saturday's opening round of the 7th annual DeKalb MLK Invite.
Faulkner scored 7 of her points in the fourth quarter when Huntley outscored Belvidere North 13-2. Kamsi Nwogu added 16 points for the Red Raiders while Natalie Horgan scored 10 points for the Blue Thunder.
Later in the day, the Red Raiders slipped to 11-9 following their 8-point loss to Lincoln-Way East despite a 12-point performance from Faulkner. Nwogu and Raquel Radermacher added 11 and 10 points, respectively, for Huntley, which was outscored 31-24 in the second half.
Olivia Molnar scored a game-high 22 points for Lincoln-Way East, while Lilly Genis hit five 3-pointers on her way to 15 points.
Huntley returns to DeKalb Monday for an 11:30 a.m. game against Lincoln-Way Central.
Harvest Christian 47, Westminster Christian 28: Maddy Martin poured in 14 points to lead the league-leading Lions (11-5) during their Elgin City Classic triumph over Westminster Christian Saturday in Elgin.
Harvest Christian, which knocked off Westminster Christian for the second time in 11 days, also received 8 points from Abby Semerau and 7 points from Annika Learned. Missy Fuja and Alex Shepherd added 6 points apiece.
Ahead 12-9 after one quarter, the Lions seized control by outscoring Westminster 35-10 over the middle two quarters.
Taylor Barker led Westminster Christian (4-7) with 8 points and 8 rebounds.
Larkin 60, Elgin 43: For the second time in 9 days, Larkin (6-12) handed Elgin a defeat, this time a 17-point decision in Saturday's Elgin City Classic at Westminster Christian.
Aaliyah Dixon led the way with 24 points, including four 3-pointers, as the Royals opened a 33-18 halftime advantage and extended the margin to 51-29 after three quarters.
Baylei Johnson also reached double digits with 11 points while Janelle Clements and Brianna Young each added 8 points.
Elgin (3-18) received a 22-point, 11-rebound performance from Giana Kilbert. Sabrina Moskow chipped in with 14 points and 3 rebounds for the Maroons, who visit Fenton Tuesday night.
Back on Jan. 10, Larkin downed Elgin, 57-33.
Barrington 57, St. Charles East 39: Taylor Thompson scored 11 of her game-high 18 points in the first quarter to lead the Fillies (14-8) to their nonconference win over host St. Charles East Saturday afternoon.
Sophie Swanson and Shanna Turczynski added 13 and 10 points, respectively, for Barrington, which led 22-10 after one period and finished with eight 3-point baskets.
Sophomore guard Torrie Kortan paced the Saints (6-16) with 17 points, while junior Leah Griffin added 6 points.
Aurora Christian 61, Chicago Christian 27: Sophomore Thaya Luse scored a game-high 20 points to help lift Aurora Christian to a Metro Suburban Red Conference victory over Chicago Christian Saturday afternoon in Palos Heights.
Clinging to a 9-5 lead after the first quarter, the Eagles (18-3, 7-0) outscored the Knights 45-12 over the middle two quarters to build an insurmountable 54-17 advantage.
Anna Griffin and Aspen Weeks added 11 points apiece while Mia Richert scored 8 points as the Eagles kept their unbeaten conference record intact.
Renee Powers led Chicago Christian with 9 points.
Aurora Christian visits Guerin on Tuesday.