Basketball

Boys basketball roundup: McHenry, Cary-Grove, Prairie Ridge win in FVC; Richmond-Burton tops Harvard

McHenry held Hampshire to 12 points in the second half Friday en route to a 55-27 Fox Valley Conference boys basketball victory.

Maki Mohr and Patrick Breisch scored 15 points apiece for the Warriors (19-9, 11-5 FVC), who led at halftime, 26-15. Gavin Markgraff added nine points.

Hampshire (5-23, 1-15) was led by A.J. Bishop and Marcus Lazar with six points apiece.

Cary-Grove 50, Crystal Lake South 43: At Crystal Lake, Beau Frericks scored 16 points, including two 3-pointers, to lead the Trojans to an FVC victory over the Gators.

Ben Ferrell added 13 points, and Frank Jakubicek scored 12 for C-G (13-13, 9-7).

Kyle Leva led the Gators (11-15, 7-9) with 17 points, and Jack Murphy added 11.

Prairie Ridge 69, Huntley 66: At Crystal Lake, Jack Hoyland hit five 3-pointers and scored 29 points to lead the Wolves to an FVC victory over the Red Raiders. Connor Kazin added 24 points for Prairie Ridge (9-17, 5-12), going 9 for 10 from the free-throw line.

Prairie Ridge outscored Huntley in the third quarter, 26-15, to take a 57-48 lead into the fourth quarter and held off the Red Raiders’ comeback.

Huntley (6-22, 2-14) was led by Ryan Sroka’s 24 points. Uchenna Egekeze added 14 points, and Cory Knipp scored 10.

Burlington Central 83, Woodstock North 63: At Woodstock, the Rockets capped a perfect Kishwaukee River Conference season with a victory over the Thunder.

Woodstock North (7-18, 3-9) was led by Collin Mergl’s 17 points, including three 3-pointers, and Gauge Gavers’ 10 points.

Burlington Central (25-3, 12-0) was led by Zach Schutta with 18 points, including five 3s, Patrick Mayfield with 17 points and Dejsani Beamon with 14 points.

Richmond-Burton 74, Harvard 40: At Richmond, the Rockets got 18 points from Jeff Jankowski to win their KRC game over the Hornets and tie Johnsburg for second place.

R-B (17-12, 9-3) also picked up
10 points from Mark Marzahl. Devin Bailey hit a pair of 3s for six points.

Harvard (5-22, 0-12) was led by Gavin Perkins with eight points and Fernando Rivera with six.

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