Marian Central rolls to Classic pool-play win

Sarah Benigni led Marian Central’s girls basketball team Friday in a 55-39 win over Round Lake in Pool D of the Northern Illinois Girls Basketball Holiday Classic.

The junior made seven baskets and scored a game-high 14 points to lead the Hurricanes, while Ellen Koscielniak added eight and Hannah Davis scored seven in the win.

In other Northern Illinois Holiday Classic games Friday ...

CL South 54, Woodstock North 36: At Richmond, Sara Mickow scored a game-high 15 points for the Gators, while teammate Chanel Fanter added 10 in the win.

Sara Crain and Martha Everly each scored nine points to lead the Thunder.

Woodstock 64, Rockford Jefferson 29: At Woodstock, Cody Brand scored a game-high 17 points to lead the Blue Streaks. Shea Carzoli added 11 points while Brecken Overly scored nine for Woodstock in the win.

Dundee-Crown 47, Wau-
conda 46: At Woodstock, Emily Michalski led the Chargers with a game-high 14 points as D-C held on for the win. Jesenia Laboy added seven points for D-C.

Lakes 50, Marengo 48: At Richmond, Rachel Tautges made nine baskets and was 1 of 3 from the free-throw line as she scored a game-high 19 points for the Indians. Nicole Johnston added 15 points for Marengo.

North Chicago 46, McHenry 38: At McHenry, Carly Mattson scored a team-high 10 points with Greta Taylor, Mckayla Snedeker and Sawyer Lay each adding six in the loss.

CL Central 41, Richmond-Burton 20: At Richmond, Evelyn Youel had 16 points to lead the Tigers while Shannon Ellman added seven.

Abby Straight scored eight to lead the Rockets in the loss.


Marengo 3,131, Rockford Lutheran 2,821: At Rockford, Kellie Krenzelok bowled a team-high 578 series for the Indians in the win at Park Lanes. Dom Bailey added a 560 series while Megan Anthony bowled a 556 for Marengo.

• Patrick Mason contributed to this report.

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