Top-ranked Redwings escape Trojans shut down Argo at Kipp Classic
Red hot Hawks soar to DeKalb MLK Tournament crown
Last updated 1/21/2020 at 1:18pm
Benet Academy 66 Thornwood 63
The top-ranked Redwings (19-2) fought off a serious challenge from the Thunderbirds (10-7) at Willowbrook High School in Villa Park.
Downers Grove North 35 (18-5) Argo 32 (18-6)
The Girls of Troy's "D" slowed down the high-flying Argonauts of Argo (18-7) at the Kipp Classic in Villa Park. The Trojans improve to 19-5 with the win.
DEKALB MLK TOURNEY
Maine South 73 Rockford Boylan 55
Win No. 19 and the Hawks eighth in a row brought Maine South (19-5) the 2020 DeKalb MLK Tournament championship trophy back to Park Ridge. Rockford Boylan (15-7), trailed only 15-14 after one quarter. The Hawks extended their lead to 36-28 at halftime. The lead grew to 55-44 after three quarters before the Hawks put away the Titans in the fourth quarter.
Maine South 65 Lincoln Way East 48
In the tournament semifinals, the Hawks (19-5) blew out the Griffins (13-7) for the second time this season. The Hawks and Griffins opened up their seasons back in November.
SATURDAY GIRLS HOOPS REPORT
BISHOP MCNAMARA TOURNEY
JCA 56 Bishop McNamara 39
The Angels improved to 13-10 with a win over the host Fighting Irish (2-17).
Joliet Central 60 TF South 35
In the Old Barn in Joliet, the Steelwomen (20-4) won for the 20th time this season with the blowout win over the Rebels. Jalysa Stokes, who led the Steelwomen with 18 points, buried a huge three-pointer to put Central up 29-20 in the second quarter ending a 13-4 Rebel run. Ashanti Brown added 10 points for the Steelwomen.
Joliet West 59 Metea Valley 14
The Tigers (19-3) made it 16 consecutive victories with the blowout of the Mustangs (7-9). Jazz Evans led the Tigers with 16 points. Fantastic frosh Lisa Thompson added 12 points and sophomore Grace Walsh chipped in with 12 points for the SPC East co-leaders.