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High school boys basketball roundup: McHenry advances to Burlington Central MLK Classic final; Jacobs' winning streak ends with loss to West Aurora

McHenry defeated Kaneland and Genoa-Kingston on Saturday at the Burlington Central MLK Classic in Burlington to advance to the championship game.

The Warriors (13-4) are 3-0 in the tournament. McHenry beat Kaneland, 77-45, in the team's first game Saturday. Maki Mohr led the way with 17 points and three 3-pointers, Gavin Markgraff added 15 points and two 3s, and Gio Calabrese had 13 points and three 3s.

The Warriors also beat Genoa-Kingston, 60-46. Brian March had 17 points in the win over the Cogs, Markgraff had 13 points and Calabrese had 10 points and two 3s. The Warriors will play in the championship game at 6:30 p.m. Monday.

Hampshire 66, North Boone 36: At the Burlington Central MLK Classic, the Whip-Purs won their first game of the tournament against the Vikings.

Elgin 64, Hampshire 56: At the Burlington Central MLK Classic, Hampshire lost its second game to fall to 1-1 in the tournament. The Whips (4-11) next face Burlington Central at 12:30 Monday.

Wheaton Warrenville South 65, Huntley 36: At the Wheaton Warrenville South MLK Tournament in Wheaton, the Red Raiders dropped their first game of the tournament to the host Tigers. Zack Loveisky led Huntley with 11 points and Ryan Sroka added six in the loss.

Huntley 55, Chicago University 50: At Wheaton, the Red Raiders (4-12) won their second game of the tournament against the Maroons. Uchenna Egekeze led Huntley with 15 points, Cory Knipp had 13 points, and Loveisky added eight points.

Huntley next faces Morton at 8 a.m. Monday.

West Aurora 59, Jacobs 47: At Aurora, the Golden Eagles' 11-game winning streak came to an end with a nonconference loss to the Blackhawks. Ryan Phillips had 15 points and three 3s to lead the Eagles (14-3), and Nik Balkom supplied 14 points with two 3s, to go along with five rebounds and six assists.

Addison Trail 46, Richmond-Burton 41: At the Lake Zurich MLK Classic, Shane Byrne scored a team-high 14 points for the Rockets in a loss. Jeff Jankowski scored 13 points for R-B. J.T. Daniels led the Blazers with a game-high 19 points.

Streamwood 72, Richmond-Burton 59: At the Lake Zurich MLK Classic, the Rockets (8-7) fell to 0-3 in the tournament with a loss to the Sabres. Mark Marzahl and Jankowski both had 15 points for R-B. Streamwood was led by 26 points from Keenan Cole.

The Rockets next play Maine East at 11 a.m. Monday.

Geneva 73, Woodstock 26: At the Lake Zurich MLK Classic, Evan Bridges had six points, and Carl Anderson added five points for the Blue Streaks in a loss. Joshua Preston led the Vikings with 15 points.

Waubonsie Valley 72, Woodstock 53: At the Lake Zurich MLK Classic, the Streaks (5-11) lost to the Warriors, falling to 0-3 in the tournament. Tyler Peake had a team-high 17 points for Woodstock, and Anderson supplied 15 points.

Woodstock next plays Mundelein at 11 a.m. Monday.

Byron 71, Harvard 25: At the South Beloit MLK Tournament, the Hornets dropped their tournament opener to the Tigers. Andrew Cooke led Harvard with five points, and Gavin Perkins, Angel Castaneda and Damon Mueller tossed in four points apiece.

Warren (Ill.) 40, Harvard 32: At the South Beloit MLK Tournament, Dylan Stephens led the Hornets with 12 points in the loss. Rafael Escobar (six points) and Andrew Cooke (five points) each knocked down a 3 for Harvard (5-10).

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