DeKalb took the defending Class 3A state champion Montini Broncos down to the wire on Saturday. The Barbs and Broncos were tied, 34-34, after four quarters, but Montini came out with a 43-38 win.
Rachel Torres had 14 points and six rebounds while Maddy Johnson recorded seven points and 11 rebounds. Courtney Patrick had 10 points in the loss.
H-BR wins L10 game: The Hinckley-Big Rock girls basketball team started slow against Seneca, falling behind, 10-0, in the first quarter.
But the Royals rallied back and edged Seneca, 39-37, on Saturday.
H-BR had a balanced scoring attack, led by Abbie Tosch with 10 points.
HBR is 9-9 and plays Lamoille on Monday at H-BR.
Hampshire beats Sycamore: Sycamore was beaten by Hampshire, 41-39, in a close game on the road Saturday night.
Bailey Gilbert led the Spartans with 21 points as Sycamore dropped to 6-7 on the year.
Somonauk edges Sandwich: Somonauk held off Sandwich for a 47-41 victory on Saturday.
Reece Bode had a rare 20-20 game with 20 points and 20 rebounds for Somonauk.