Woodstock’s Buhrow hits 9 from behind arc
Woodstock got a combined six points from its two leading scorers, Jordan Turner and Damian Stoneking, but it did not matter because Andy Buhrow more than made up the difference.
The Blue Streaks’ senior guard hit a career-best nine 3-pointers and scored 29 points Friday as Woodstock defeated Johnsburg, 56-50, in overtime in their Fox Valley Conference Fox Division game at James M. Shipley Gymnasium.
Brad Kaufmann hit three 3s as the Streaks (15-7 overall, 5-3 FVC Fox) had twice as many baskets from behind the arc as they did in front of it. Kaufmann added 10 points.
Kevin Dombrowski led Johnsburg (10-12, 3-5) with 10 points.
Woodstock North 67, Grayslake North 56: At Woodstock, the Thunder (8-15, 2-6 FVC Fox) got 18 points from Shane Zieman, with three 3s, and defeated the Knights (13-8, 3-4) in their division game.
Woodstock North’s Steven Whiting hit four 3s and scored 17 points, and Nick Herscha added 13.
Anthony Winfield scored 29 points for the Knights (13-8, 3-4).
Cary-Grove 53, Prairie Ridge 32: At Cary, Jason Gregoire and Andrew Splitt each scored 10 points for the Trojans (10-11. 2-6) in an FVC Valley Division win.
Michael Bradshaw scored 12 points for the Wolves (7-15, 4-5).
Huntley 42, McHenry 35: At Huntley, Amanze Egekeze scored 13 points to help the Red Raiders (14-6, 8-0) remain undefeated in the FVC Valley Division.
Korey Partenheimer scored 15 points, including three 3-pointers, for the Warriors (9-11, 2-6).
St. Patrick 66, Marian Central 43: At Woodstock, Derrick Caldez score 11 points for the Hurricanes (2-22) in a nonconference loss.
State Finals: At U.S. Cellular Coliseum in Bloomington, Hampshire missed advancing to the state finals by six-hundredths of a point in the preliminaries with an 11th-place finish in the Medium Team division. The Whip-Purs scored 85.12 to finish behind Troy Triad (85.18). Richmond-Burton was 15th (83.50).
In the Large Team division, Cary-Grove was 15th (85.66), Huntley was 22nd (83.36) and Crystal Lake Central was 24th (82.44).
• Rob Smith and Joe Stevenson contributed to this report.