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Basketball

High school sports roundup for Wednesday, Feb. 12

Dundee-Crown's Makayla Gotter goes up for a shot under pressure from Crystal Lake Central's Hailey Geske on Wednesday in Crystal Lake.
Dundee-Crown's Makayla Gotter goes up for a shot under pressure from Crystal Lake Central's Hailey Geske on Wednesday in Crystal Lake.

Dundee-Crown earned at least a share of the Fox Valley Conference girls basketball championship with a 60-40 win over Crystal Lake Central on Wednesday in Crystal Lake.

D-C can win the FVC outright with a win over Hampshire on Friday or if Huntley beats Burlington Central on Friday. If D-C loses and Burlington Central wins, the two teams will share the title.

Alyssa Crenshaw scored a game-high 22 points for D-C (24-6, 16-1 FVC) on Wednesday, making 9 of 14 field goals and 4 of 5 free throws. Crenshaw also had 10 rebounds, eight on the offensive end. Katelyn Skibinski had 15 points and three assists. Cassidy Randl contributed eight points.

Paige Keller led Central (5-23, 2-15) with 11 points. Nora Ryan scored 10 points. Lilyann Penza had seven points and seven rebounds.

Burlington Central 68, Prairie Ridge 20: At Crystal Lake, Burlington Central kept its hopes for a share of the FVC title alive with a win against the Wolves. All 10 Rockets scored, and they used a 23-0 run in the second quarter to pull away.

Kat Schmidt led Burlington (26-4, 15-2) with 24 points. Elana Wells scored 18 points. Reili Gardner added five points.

Emma Kay led Prairie Ridge (12-17, 6-11) with seven points. Victoria Fisher scored four points.

Marengo 54, Aurora Central Catholic 44: At the IHSA Class 2A Wheaton Academy Regional, the Indians won their postseason opener to advance to the regional championship game at 7 p.m. Friday. Marengo will take on Marian Central for the regional title.

Jennifer Heinberg scored 24 points, and Lilly Johnson contributed 14 for the Indians (20-10). Adriana Georgiades added seven points. Marengo is seeking its third consecutive regional title.

Marian Central 47, Somonauk co-op 33: At the Class 2A Wheaton Academy Regional, the Hurricanes (9-21) advanced to face Marengo in the regional final.

Johnsburg 54, Rockford Christian 33: At the Class 2A Genoa-Kingston Regional, Johnsburg’s Macy Madsen scored a career-high 23 points for the Skyhawks (16-15) in a regional semifinal victory. Madsen hit four 3-pointers.

Molly Wetzel scored 10 points, and Mackenzie Straulin contributed eight points. Johnsburg will face Rockford Lutheran in the regional final at 7 p.m. Friday.

Lanark Eastland 91, Alden-Hebron 30: At the Class 1A Eastland Regional, Rachel Pahl led Alden-Hebron (16-16) with 12 points in a season-ending loss to No. 2-seeded Eastland.

McHenry 43, Crystal Lake South 31: At McHenry, Ana Interrante scored 15 points in McHenry’s FVC win over South. Interrante scored nine points in the fourth quarter to close out the win. Katie Beyer added 14 points for the Warriors (22-8, 10-7).

Kree Nunnally scored 12 points for the Gators (14-16, 7-10). Emily Rich added eight points.

Cary-Grove 53, Jacobs 28: At Algonquin, Emily Lukowski led C-G with 17 points in an FVC victory. Lauren Passaglia scored nine points, and Kate Larry contributed seven points for the Trojans (10-16, 3-14).

Jacobs falls to 7-21 and 3-14 in the FVC.

BOYS BASKETBALL

Rockford Lutheran 79, Johnsburg 43: At Rockford, Josh Notriano led Johnsburg (7-22) with 12 points in a nonconference loss. Dylan Schmidt and Koby Sullentrup each added six points.

Ridgewood 61, Woodstock North 44: At Norridge, Cole Brey led the Thunder (14-10) with 15 points in a nonconference loss. Justin Ortiz scored 11 points, and Rex White added six.

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