High School Sports Roundup for Dec. 22, 2012
December 22, 2012 10:22PM
Updated: December 23, 2012 1:21AM
No. 8 Wilmington 74, Dixon 51: Dan O’Leary scored 26 points and grabbed 12 rebounds to lead Wilmington (8-3) in the opening round. Nick Anderson added 25 points for the Wildcats.
No. 10 Morris 57, Forreston 25: Ben Ortiz finished with 11 points and six rebounds to pace Morris (5-3). Ned Kneller and Jake Hogan tacked on nine points each for the Redskins.
Coal City 42, Rockford Christian 40: Jon West poured in a game-high 21 points to guide Coal City (4-5). Brennen Shetina aided the cause for the Coaler with 11 points and 15 rebounds.
Oswego East Tournament
Metea Valley 48, No. 8 Lemont 38: Courtney Toth’s 16 points were the most for Lemont (7-5) in the opening round. Nicole Krol and Kim Jerantowski chipped in 10 points apiece for the Indians.
Downers Grove South 52, Plainfield Central 36: Hennessey Handy scored eight points to lead Plainfield Central (2-9).
No. 3 Joliet Catholic 49, Ottawa 26: Jasmine Lumpkin scored 17 points and Nicole Ekhomu had 11 to lift Joliet Catholic (13-1) in the championship.
Morris 42, St. Francis de Sales 41: Julie Jurasits provided 16 points for Morris (4-9) in the seventh-place game.
St. Bede Tournament: No. 7 Seneca (8-7) split it first two games, losing to St. Bede 55-22 and beating Kewanee 43-22.
Dvorak Invitational: Lockport (84.50 points) closed the opening day in sixth place among the 33 teams at Harlem. The Porters advanced a pair of individuals to the semifinals in Brian Rossi (113 pounds) and Austin Strzelczyk (132). Plainfield Central also had two advancers thanks to Nick Nasenbenny (126) and Jordan Ellingwood (195). Remaining qualifiers were Providence’s Ronald Triche (113) and Lincoln-Way Central’s Tyler Schneider (152).
Lincoln-Way West triangular: Kyle Ruettiger (113) won twice by pin in guiding Lincoln-Way West over Oak Forest 40-21 and Thornwood 67-6. Noah Keefe (120), Kyle Rodriguez (132), Lavonte Blackful (145) and Alec Posewick (195) were among the other double winners for the Warriors.
Contributing: Josh Krockey