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Prep Roundup: Kaneland boys basketball defeats Hinckley-Big Rock

Kaneland boys basketball defeated Hinckley-Big Rock, 63-38, in Hinckley on Tuesday night.

The Royals led by one, 23-22, at halftime, but the Knights outscored H-BR, 31-2, in the third quarter to take an insurmountable lead.

The Royals (3-6) were led by Eric Phillips’ 17 points and Dutch Schneeman also added 10 in the loss. Kaneland (4-2) got 16 points from John Pruett, 15 from Tyler Carlson and 14 from Dylan Vaca.

H-BR plays at Indian Creek on Friday in a Little Ten Conference match.

Barbs lose: DeKalb lost to Rockford Guilford at home, 88-77, in a nonconference matchup. The Barbs were trailing by one three at halftime before Guilford scored 25 points in the third quarter to take a double-digit lead.


G-K falls: Genoa-Kingston lost to Dakota, 39-30, at the Pecatonica tournament.

Tori Bennett led G-K with 12 points and Courtney Winters had six in the loss for the Cogs (5-7).

“We’re going to continue to struggle until we come out with some sort of intesnity and start playing more aggressive,” G-K coach Kyle Henkel said. “We’ve just been kind of flat.”

The Cogs continue tournament play against North Boone today at 6 p.m.


DeKalb sweeps Dixon: DeKalb took all three games and the series, 3,819-3,415, against Dixon at home.

Will Todtz paced the Barbs with a 719 series, including games of 246 and 259. Michael Belluzzi shot a 687 series, including games of 236 and 247 while Sean Mattingly had a 662 series and games of 235 and 224.

Seth Pinne (604 series), Ranzy Collins (215 game) and Jack Berry (211 game) also contributed in the win.

DeKalb hosts St. Charles East on Thursday at 4 p.m.


Morris tops Kaneland: Morris defeated Kaneland and claimed all 10 points in their Northern Illinois Big 12 matchup.

Christie Crews led the Knights with a 434 series, including a game of 151. Dominique Lee had a 433 series and a high game of 156 in the finale.

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