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Basketball

High school sports roundup for Friday, Feb. 8

Richmond-Burton couldn't protect a seven-point lead in the fourth quarter, but the Rockets eventually prevailed against Kishwaukee River Conference rival Johnsburg, 55-50, in overtime Friday in Richmond.

Jeff Jankowski led R-B (8-13, 3-4 KRC) with 22 points, Devin Bailey provided 14 points, and Jimmy Horner scored 12.

The loss dropped Johnsburg (13-10, 6-2) half a game behind Burlington Central for the KRC lead. Zach Toussaint topped the Skyhawks with 21 points and four 3-pointers, and Jacob Gutierrez had 12 points.

Marist 75, Marian Central 35: At Woodstock, Jake Hurley scored a team-high 12 points as the Hurricanes (1-17, 0-5) lost in East Suburban Catholic Conference play.

Marengo 68, Harvest Christian 57: At Elgin, Matt Volkening poured in a game-high 22 points to lead the Indians (11-10) to a nonconference win.

Brady Cannon added 17 points, Finn Schirmer scored 10, and Brock Bertrand had eight points.

Woodstock North 68, Harvard 44: At Woodstock, Ryan Schaffter drained seven 3s, including six in the first quarter, on his way to a game-high 27 points during the Thunder's KRC win.

Zach White contributed nine points for North (13-10, 4-2), and Mathew Fallaw had six points.

Damon Mueller topped Harvard (10-13, 0-7) with 15 points, Andrew Cooke had eight points, and Thomas Kohley scored seven.

Burlington Central 77, Woodstock 43: At Burlington, the Blue Streaks (9-13, 3-3) suffered a KRC loss.

GIRLS BASKETBALL

Cary-Grove 49, Prairie Ridge 47: At Cary, the Trojans (11-16, 9-7) got 13 points from Sylvia Scheuer and 10 from Taylor Tomasiewicz in their FVC victory over the Wolves (11-16, 4-12). 

C-G got off to a quick start with Scheuer scoring eight points, with two 3s, in the first quarter and built a sizable lead in the third quarter.

The Wolves fought back behind Karly Statter, who scored 15 of her 17 points in the second half and hit three 3s. Maddie Ljunggren scored 14 points and hit two of her four 3s in the fourth quarter.

Jacobs 25, Crystal Lake South 23: At Crystal Lake, the Golden Eagles closed out the regular season with their first FVC win despire trailing, 8-2, at halftime.

Liz Schwartz paced Jacobs, which outscored South, 15-6, in the fourth quarter, with 10 points. Aleicia Valldejuli added seven points for the Eagles (4-24, 1-15).

Brooke Kuffel and Maddie Bush led the Gators (7-21, 4-12) with five points each.

Guilford 42, Woodstock 29: At Rockford, the Blue Streaks closed the regular season with a nonconference loss.

Erin Lockwood paced Woodstock (5-24) with eight points, and Anna Rowan added six points.

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