WOODSTOCK – Stout defense and a late surge pushed Woodstock North’s girls basketball team to a Fox Valley Conference Fox Division win Wednesday.
The Thunder used a 10-3 fourth-quarter rally to take down Hampshire, 32-23.
Junior Samantha Ahr scored a game-high nine points, and senior Emma Everly added eight for Woodstock North (12-6 overall, 4-1 FVC Fox).
Emma Benoit (six points) and Nikki Dumoulin (five) led for the Whips (6-10, 1-3).
Crystal Lake Central 34, Johnsburg 28: At Johnsburg, Evelyn Youel scored a team-high 13 points and pulled down 14 rebounds en route to a FVC Fox Division win for the Tigers (9-8, 1-3).
Kayla Toussaint (13 points) led for the Skyhawks (2-16, 1-5).
Huntley 2,774, Woodstock co-op 2,537: At Huntley, Beau Rehner bowled a match-high 606, and Grant Gardner added 550 pins for the Red Raiders in the FVC win.
Greg Rowan (557 pins) led for Woodstock co-op.
Johnsburg 2,908, Marengo 2,878: Joey Kass rolled a team-high game (254) and the team-high series (626) for the Skyhawks in the nonconference win.
Alex Gross had the high game (257) and high series (668) for Marengo.
Marengo 3,205, Belvidere 2,758: At Marengo, Kellie Krenzelok rolled a match-best 233 game en route to a match-best 600-pin series, and Dominique Bailey added 582 pins for the Indians in the nonconference win.
• Chris Burrows contributed to this report.