PREP ROUNDUP: Sycamore boys hoops tops Yorkville
The Sycamore boys basketball defeated Yorkville, 48-39, on Friday in Northern Illinois Big 12 East action.
Devin Mottet led the Spartans with 13 points, Scott Nelson finished with 12 and Nick Feuerbach had 11.
Sycamore is 16-9 overall, and 5-3 in NI Big 12 play.
“I thought we had a gusty performance. We didn’t play particularly well, we had way too many turnovers,” Spartans coach Andrew Stacy said. “Despite that we found a way to win. Proud of our guys because they really stuck together when things weren’t going well at times. Found a way to get a big ‘W.’ ”
Royals clinch share of LTC: Andrew Klambauer had 13 points for Hinckley-Big Rock in a 67-43 victory over Serena. Mitch Ruh added 12 points for the Royals and Bernie Conley finished with 11.
With the victory, H-BR moves to 22-3 and 7-0 in the Little Ten Conference, clinching a share of the conference title.
Hawks fall: Somonauk beat Hiawatha, 55-39, in Little Ten action. Derek Ross led the Hawks with 10 points. Pancho Garcia and Ed Canchola each had nine. Reece Bode had 22 points and 17 rebounds for Somonauk.
Timberwolves fall: Paw Paw beat Indian Creek, 51-47, in Little Ten Conference play.
Cogs group falls into wrestlebacks: Genoa-Kingston wrestlers Christian Ordlock (113 pounds), Mikey Semmens (120), Danny Peters (138) and Joe Murray (145) all lost their first-round matches on the first day of the Class 1A Oregon Sectional.
The four will compete in today’s wrestlebacks, and still have a shot at a state tournament bid.
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