Rolling Meadows tops Wheeling
Rolling Meadows' girls basketball team completed the first half of its Mid-Suburban League East schedule on Saturday by posting a 41-20 victory at Wheeling.
The Mustangs (11-7, 3-2) were led by sophomore Madi Niedbala (15 points) while classmate Nicole Davis and senior Bridget Rolla each chipped in six.
Seniors Chloe Drozdz and Sophia Stanke each had 7 points for the Wildcats (4-17, 0-6).
Buffalo Grove 45, Glenbrook North 37: Macy Floro (14 points), Kendra Lee (13) and Megan Fontanetta (11) led the Mid-Suburban East-leading Bison (13-8) in Northbrook.
"Macy Floro had a great all-around effort," said Bison coach Steve Kolodziej. "Megan was clutch down the stretch with free throws. It was a team effort."
Conant 60, St. Viator 47: Isabella Tierney (15 points), Emily Ytsen (14) and Chikere Oduocha (13) led host Conant (6-12) in the nonconference game.
Joy Bergstrom paced Viator (6-10) with a game-high 22 points. Nora Ahram added 9 while Aubrey Horbach and Kate Peterson each chipped in six.
Barrington 57, St. Charles East 39: Taylor Thompson (17 points, 8 rebounds), Sophie Swanson (13 points, 4 assist, 2 steals), and Shanna Turczynski (10 points, 4 assists) led visiting Barrington (14-8).
"The kids played well," said Barrington coach Babbi Barreiro. "We've had some slow starts this season but they came right of the box ready to go so I was happy to see that."
Senior guard Katie Tomczyk opened the game with a 3-pointer and the Fillies went on to lead 22-10 after one quarter.
"Katie did a nice job setting screen to her teammates open," Barreiro added. "Shanna shot the ball well and Taylor had a very steady game as well."
"St. Charles played tough. They were greedy and they never gave up. Our kids played well."
Christian Liberty wins twice: The Chargers defeated Schaumburg Christian 44-19 and Lake Forest Academy 50-31 at the Willows Academy MLK tournament.
Audrey Law (14 points), Melissa Castro (10) and Julia Wolke (8) led the Chargers against Schaumburg Christian.
Law also led against Lake Forest with 16 points. Castro added 15 and added 11 as the Chargers improved to 17-3.
Sandburg 60, Schaumburg 50: The Saxons stand at 7-13 after the nonconference contest.
Libertyville 67 Prospect 46: Visiting Prospect (9-9) was led by Andie Will (12 points), Eliot Dojutrek (11) and Sarah Skaggs (8) in the nonconference game.
"We shared the ball and shot well today." said Libertyville coach Greg Pedersen whose team (16-4) converted nine 3-pointers.