Round Lake edges Antioch
Hakim Williams hit the game-winning free throw with no time on the clock, and Round Lake's boys basketball team pulled out a 54-53 win over visiting Antioch in a Northern Lake County Conference thriller on Tuesday night.
Round Lake improved to 16-8 and 6-2 in the NLCC. Round Lake, Grayslake Central and Wauconda share first place in the conference.
Antioch fell to 9-11 and 2-5.
Wauconda 72, Grant 40: Donovan Carter scored 26 points, including four 3-pointers, as the visiting Bulldogs improved to 15-6 and 6-2 in the NLCC.
With Grayslake Central losing to Grayslake North, there is a three-way tie atop the NLCC with Grayslake Central, Wauconda and Round Lake.
Nick Bulgarelli added 12 points for Wauconda.
Grant fell to 6-17 and 2-6.
Mundelein 72, Conant 54: Scottie Ebube had 25 points and 8 rebounds, and the Mustangs captured the nonconference road game to hit the 20-win mark for the second year in a row.
Conor Enright added 22 points, 9 assists and 6 rebounds for Mundelein (20-3), which won its fifth game in a row. Jack Bikus had 10 points, 6 rebounds and 4 steals.
Lakes 72, North Chicago 58: Aidan Sage scored 20 points to lead the Eagles to the Northern Lake County Conference win.
Tylor Gunther continued his hot shooting with 17 points on five 3-pointers, and Branden Nava chipped in 12 points.
North Chicago was led by Ricky Irby with 16.
Lakes evened its NLCC record at 4-4 and 8-15 overall.
Vernon Hills 55, Hoffman Estates 47: Jack Barszcz scored 20 points, and the visiting Cougars won the nonconference game to improve to 11-13.