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Basketball

High school sports roundup for Friday, Jan. 4

Richmond-Burton's Jeff Jankowski poured in a career-high 38 points on 14 field goals to lead the Rockets past Woodstock, 61-49, Friday in the teams' Kishwaukee River Conference boys basketball game in Richmond.

Jankowski scored 15 points in the fourth quarter alone, making five baskets and sinking 5-of-5 free throws. He had 19 points at halftime and finished with two 3-pointers, also going 8 of 8 from the free-throw line in the game.

Devin Bailey added seven points and Jimmy Horner had 5 for the Rockets (5-10, 1-1). Woodstock (5-9, 1-1) was led by Carl Anderson Jr. with 18 points and three 3s. Andrew Adams scored 11 points and two 3s, and Evan Bridges had eight points and two 3s.

Johnsburg 70, Harvard 27: At Johnsburg, 10 Skyhawks scored in the Kishwaukee River Conference win against Harvard. Zach Toussaint led Johnsburg (7-5, 2-0) with 19 points and three 3s, Gibson Groves had 16 points and two 3s, and Joey Comstock added 12 points.

Damon Mueller finished with eight points for the Hornets (9-6, 0-2), and Sergio Fuentes Hernandez had six points on two 3s.

Huntley 65, Prairie Ridge 50: At Crystal Lake, Uchenna Egekeze had 22 points and five rebounds in the Red Raiders' Fox Valley Conference win over the Wolves. Ryan Sroka added a double-double with 15 points and 11 rebounds, Patrick Roppolo scored 11 points, and Ryan Vrugt had eight points for Huntley (9-5, 4-2).

Dundee-Crown 54, Jacobs 44: At Algonquin, the Chargers (12-3, 4-2) beat the Golden Eagles (8-9, 2-4) in FVC play.

GIRLS BASKETBALL

Huntley 38, Prairie Ridge 35: At Huntley, the Raiders defense held the Wolves to a point in the fourth quarter, coming all the way back from a 34-24 deficit after three in the FVC win. Kamsi Nwogu scored 12 of her game-high 17 points in the fourth as Huntley outscored Prairie Ridge, 14-1, over the last eight minutes.

Ashley Guazzo and Anna Seng both had seven points for the Raiders (6-10, 3-4), with Seng hitting two 3s.

For Prairie Ridge (8-9, 2-5), Karly Statter and Karsen Karlblom each scored 13 points. Statter passed 1,000 career points, becoming the fifth local player to reach the milestone this season. Karlblom and Maddy Ljunggren (nine points) each had three 3s.

Hampshire 41, Cary-Grove 40: At Cary, the Whip-Purs outscored C-G, 19-13, in the fourth quarter to come back and beat the Trojans in FVC action. Morgan Haefling had 12 points on four 3s to go with three assists for Hampshire (16-4, 6-0). Sarah Bowen added 12 points with seven rebounds, and Kelby Bannerman finished with 10 points and 11 rebounds.

Bailey Steinkamp led the Trojans (4-12, 1-5) with nine points, Emily Lukowski added eight points, and Maddie Jannusch had five points and eight rebounds.

Crystal Lake Central 52, Crystal Lake South 38: At Crystal Lake, the visiting Tigers jumped out to a 28-13 lead at halftime on their way to the FVC win over the Gators. Cori Hamill led Central (12-3, 5-1) with 13 points, Lindsey Douros had 10 points and two 3s, Megan Wozniak had eight points, and Nora Ryan tossed in seven.

Ava Sevcik and Gaby Trier had 10 points apiece for South (4-12, 1-5). Sevcik made three 3s. Brooke Kuffel scored eight points in the loss.

Marengo 62, Johnsburg 51: At Marengo, Hannah Ritter and Marissa Knobloch had 15 points apiece to lead the Indians (13-5, 4-1) past the Skyhawks in KRC play. Ritter hit three 3s and Knobloch had two. Jordan Parker tossed in 11 points, and Jennifer Heinberg had nine.

Mackenzie Straulin led Johnsburg (9-8, 4-3) with 14 points. Katelyn Davis scored 12 points with two 3s, Morgan Madsen added 11 points, and Megan Madsen had nine.

Woodstock 62, Harvard 31: At Harvard, Emma Brand scored a game-high 16 points with five rebounds, and Erin Lockwood had a double-double with 15 points and 11 rebounds for the Streaks (4-14, 2-5) in the KRC win. Anna Rowan added 10 points, and Juel Mecklenburg had seven points and two 3s.

Cassandra Bailey led the Hornets (1-13, 0-5) with seven points, and Lauren Shafer and Haily Hill both had five.

Burlington Central 59, Richmond-Burton 28: At Burlington, R-B dropped the KRC game, falling to 6-9 overall and 2-3 in conference play.

WRESTLING

Minnesota National Wrestling Duals: At Rochester, Minnesota, Huntley went 1-2 on the first day of the 32-team tournament featuring top teams from across the Midwest.

The Raiders started with a win against Kenyon-Wanamingo (Minnesota), 43-25. They lost their last two duals to St. Michael-Albertville (Minnesota), 37-29, and Perham (Minnesota), 40-25.

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