Red-Hot Tigers smash West Aurora for 10th consecutive victory
Last updated 2/15/2020 at 12:34am
Since losing to Joliet West 66-39 on Jan. 20, red-hot Plainfield North (18-7, 10-4) has run off 10 consecutive victories. On Friday night in Plainfield, the Tigers took-apart West Aurora 70-52.
The Tigers led 19-18 after one quarter. The North defense held the Blackhawks (8-18, 6-8) to just five second-half points to open up a 32-23 lead at the half. The Tigers extended the lead to 51-37 after three quarters and finished off the Blackhawks.
With the win, the Tigers kept pace with Oswego East (18-9, 11-3) in the Southwest Prairie West, trailing the Wolves by just one game.
A big week ahead for the Tigers, as they take on Neuqua Valley (21-7) in Naperville on Tuesday before hosting Oswego East on Friday.
EAST SUBURBAN CATHOLIC
Joliet Catholic 74 Marian Central Catholic 66
The Hilltoppers (10-18, 1-7) picked up the huge ESCC road win in Woodstock.
SOUTHWEST PRAIRIE EAST
Romeoville 51 Plainfield Central 42
The Spartans (15-13, 10-4) rolled past the Wildcats (14-11, 7-6) in SPC East action in Romeoville. With the win, the Spartans clinch at least a tie for second-place in the SPC East.
SOUTHWEST SUBURBAN BLUE
Lockport 47 Sandburg 43
The Porters (12-14, 2-4) defeated their SWSC Blue arch-rivals from Sandburg(12-13, 1-5) in Lockport on Friday.