Roundup: Prairie Ridge girls advance to 5th-place game at Mundelein

Published: Saturday, Dec. 28, 2013 12:03 a.m. CDT • Updated: Saturday, Dec. 28, 2013 12:04 a.m. CDT

The Prairie Ridge girls basketball team advanced to the fifth-place game of the Mundelein Holiday Classic with a 37-25 victory Friday over Libertyville. 

The Wolves held Libertyville to 22 percent shooting from the field in the defensive battle. Sarah Le Beau led Prairie Ridge with 15 points, including three 3-pointers. Maddie Drain added 13 points.

Prairie Ridge will play Loyola for fifth place at 5 p.m. Saturday. 

Also at Mundelein, Cary-Grove won, 64-32, against Lake Forest to advance to the consolation championship. The Trojans (11-5) were led by Katie Barker’s 13 points. Sarah Kendeigh scored 10 points and Chrissy Sopchyk added nine. 

C-G will play Streamwood at 1:30 p.m. Saturday for the consolation championship. 

Fremd 58, Huntley 34: At the Montini Christmas Tournament in Lombard, the Red Raiders (12-3) lost in the fifth-place bracket. Huntley trailed by 17 at the half and never managed to close the gap. Ali Andrews led the Raiders with 17 points and Rachel Zobott added five. The Raiders will play for seventh place at 3 p.m. Saturday.

Burlington Central 56, Dundee-Crown 44: At the Charger Christmas Tournament in Carpentersville, the Chargers lost in the first round of the consolation bracket. Lauren Lococo led D-C with 14 points and Emily Michalski added seven. D-C moves to the 13th-place game, where they will play Resurrection at 9:30 a.m. Saturday. 

Jacobs 50, Waubonsie Valley 42: At the Wheaton North Classic, the Golden Eagles won for the first time in three games at the tournament. Jacobs, playing in the consolation bracket, was led by Carly Sidor with 14 points. Jennifer Barnec added 11 points. Jacobs will play in the 13th-place game at 10:30 a.m. Saturday.

McHenry 59, Niles North 52: At the Riverside-Brookfield Tournament in Riverside, the Warriors (7-8) improved to 3-0 at the tournament and advanced to the semifinals with the win. McHenry was led by Sawyer Lay with 13 points and Katlyn Sena with 12. The Warriors will play St. Ignatius in the semifinals at 12:30 p.m. Saturday.

BOYS BASKETBALL

Grant 72, Harvard 57: At the E.C. Nichols Tournament at Marengo, Harvard lost its last game of pool play. Fernando Carrera led the Hornets with 21 points and Justin Nolen added 17. The Hornets finished last in Pool C. 

Woodstock 61, Round Lake 46: At Marengo, the Blue Streaks won to advance to the tournament semifinals. Damian Stoneking led Woodstock with 18 points and Mason Sutter added 12.

Woodstock North 49, Stillman Valley 36: At Marengo, the Thunder won in their first game of the ninth-place bracket. Nikolaus Herscha led the Thunder with 16 points and Josh Jandron added 15. 

Antioch 58, Harvard 56: At Marengo, Justin Nolen scored 36 points for the Hornets in the ninth-place bracket loss. Nolen scored 16 points alone in the fourth quarter, almost bringing Harvard back for the win.

Alden-Hebron 57, Faith Lutheran 41: At the Alden-Hebron Christmas Tournament in Hebron, Cody Nelson scored 16 points to lead the Giants in the first-round victory. A-H led by 21 points at the half. Trevor Ball scored 15 points and Jacob Heaver added 11 points.

Faith Lutheran was led by Jake Larson with 15 points. Andrew Tieman added 12. Faith Lutheran also lost earlier in the day to New Jerusalem, 60-41. 

BOYS SWIMMING

Don Davis Invitational: At Highland Park, McHenry’s Trey Schopen placed sixth in the sprint pentathlon meet where all swimmers compete in the same five events. Schopen won the 50-yard butterfly in 25.33 to help the Warriors to a fifth-place finish.  

• Kevin Meyer contributed to this report.

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