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PREP ROUNDUP: Barbs win Waubonsie Valley Tournament

The DeKalb girls basketball team won the Waubonsie Valley Tournament with a 35-27 win over Oswego Saturday. Courtney Bemis had 10 points for the Barbs, while Rachel Torres added nine. Janay Wright, Brittney Patrick and Madelyne Johnson each had four points for DeKalb (5-0).


Cogs get tourney win:
Genoa-Kingston beat West Carroll, 64-46, at the Oregon Tournament. Adam Price led the Cogs with 21 points, while Tommy Lucca and Eli Thurlby each had 12.

"It took us a little bit to get going offensively," G-K coach Corey Jenkins said. "We're still not real solid defensively. We've got to get better as far as switching all over the floor and communicating and talking with each other. But we'll get there."

Spartans 5th at Strombom:
Sycamore beat St. Francis De Sales, 60-48, at the Strombom Tournament, taking fifth place.

T'Wolves take 3rd: Indian Creek finished in third at the Westminster Christian Tournament with a 51-41 win over the hosts. Garrison Govig 12 points to lead the Timberwolves, while Garrett Post added 10 points and 10 rebounds.

Indian Creek is now 3-1.


Barbs 5th at invite: The DeKalb girls bowling team finished fifth at the Rock Island Invite. Jessica Eberly knocked down 1,265 pins for the Barbs, while Kodi Underwood finished with a score of 1,248. Maddy Jouris had 1,069 while Kerstin Thelin had 1,000.

“The bowlers exceeded our team goal of scoring 900 per game (180 average). The six team scores ranged from 891 – 945,” Barbs coach Bill Holland said. “Our scoring was quite balanced – with 2790 in the morning and 2724 in the afternoon, and we improved 64 total pins from last year. All of these factors favor the Barbs as a state top-20 team."



Kaneland takes title: The Knights edged host Immaculate Conception, 33-27, to improve to 4-0 and win the Immaculate Conception tournament title. Emma Bradford led the Knights with 11 points, adding four rebounds, while Brooke Harner had five points and four rebounds.

The Knights were tied going into the fourth quarter, but pulled away for the six-point win. Kaneland won the tournament championship in 2011 as well.


Sycamore falls to Dundee-Crown: The Spartans lost their second game in a row, falling to Dundee-Crown, 54-33, in pool play.

Junior Devin Mottet led the Spartans with 10 points while Scott Nelson added eight for Sycamore.

H-BR edged by Seneca: The Royals scored only two points in the fourth quarter, losing to Seneca, 58-50.

Bernie Conley led H-BR with 14 points and Mitch Ruh had 10.

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