Wauconda wins seventh in a row; Grayslake Central wins 12th straight

 
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Posted1/30/2020 1:00 AM

Kiley Szmajda had 18 points and 13 rebounds, and Wauconda's girls basketball team continued its strong play on Wednesday night, defeating host Lakes 48-23 in Northern Lake County Conference action.

Ella Karg and Mackenzie Arden (10 rebounds, 5 steals, 3 blocks) each had 11 points for the Bulldogs, who improved to 16-5 and 8-2 in the NLCC with their seventh win in a row. The Bulldogs visit conference-leader Grayslake Central for a 7 p.m. tipoff on Saturday night.

                                                                                                                                                                                                                       
 

"It was a good team win with solid defense," Wauconda coach Jaime Dennis said. "Lakes is always aggressive and scrappy, but we managed to extend the lead a little bit each quarter. Another good game by Kiley. 'Mack' [Arden] influenced the game at both ends.

Kailey Gara had 8 points for Lakes, which fell to 4-18 and 3-7 in the NLCC.

Grayslake Central 62, North Chicago 26: Kate Bullman scored 22 points, and the visiting Rams won their 12th game in a row, improving to 20-3 and 10-0 in the Northern Lake County Conference.

Amanda Kocialkowski had a double-double of 12 points and 10 rebounds for Grayslake Central, which also received 8 points apiece from Lauryn Cartee and MK Drevline.

Tyeshia Davis scored 12 points for North Chicago.

Round Lake 43, Grayslake North 34: Ariea Williams scored 13 points, Taylor Major added 10, and the host Panthers won in Northern Lake County Conference action.

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Round Lake improved to 7-18 and 4-6 in the NLCC.

Peyton Gerdes had 10 points for Grayslake North (8-16, 3-7), which lost its fifth straight.

Mundelein 44, Deerfield 38: Morgan Frank had 16 points and 10 rebounds, and the visiting Mustangs won the nonconference game.

Allison Binz added 13 points and 7 rebounds for Mundelein (6-19), and Damia Ali had 12 points.

Vernon Hills 52, Lakes 24: On Tuesday night, the host Cougars won their annual "Think Pink" cancer awareness game, as freshman Alexa Cieslinski scored a game-high 12 points.

Kylie Bunning, Olivia Sweeney and Grace Koepke all had 7 points for Vernon Hills (15-8), which extended its season-best winning streak to six games.

"We played well on a night where the cause is bigger than the game," coach Paul Brettner said.

Vernon Hills visits Deerfield for a Central Suburban League North Division game on Friday night.

Lake Forest 46, Mundelein 30: On Tuesday night, Finola Summerville scored 16 points for the host Scouts, who improved to 19-7 and 7-3 in the North Suburban Conference.

Allison Binz scored a team-high 14 points for Mundelein (5-19, 1-9). Morgan Frank had 6 points, 9 rebounds, 2 blocks and 2 steals.

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