ROUNDUP: Cogs edge Harvard in final Big Northern Conference game

Published: Sunday, Feb. 23, 2014 12:13 a.m.CDT • Updated: Sunday, Feb. 23, 2014 11:28 p.m.CDT

Genoa-Kingston boys basketball rallied from a halftime deficit to defeated Harvard, 47-43, at home in a Big Northern Conference matchup.

Harvard led by four at the half, but struggled to score in the final 16 minutes. G-K was led by Griffin McNeal's 12 points. Tommy Hansen added 10 and Sal Lopez had nine.

Colin Broderick knocked down two 3-pointers in the win for the Cogs (16-9, 8-4 BNC East).

"It was a good win for us. We managed to get through it," G-K coach Corey Jenkins said. "Their 1-3-1 gave us a little difficulty at the beginning, but guys started to figure it out."

The Cogs play Rochelle on Tuesday.

Indian Creek tops Dixon: Indian Creek defeated Dixon, 59-47, in its final regular season game of the year.

The Timberwolves scored 32 points in the fourth quarter and Garrett Post set the single-season rebounding record for Indian Creek (19-8) with 21 rebounds to go along with 12 points.

Garrison Govig had 14 points and 20 rebounds while David Boehne added 11 points.

DeKalb falls: DeKalb lost to Ottawa, 61-53, in a Northern Illinois Big 12 crossover.

FRIDAY'S LATE RESULTS

BOYS HOOOPS

G-K tops Rockford Christian: Genoa-Kingston got a key road win with a 71-61 victory at Rockford Christian on Friday.

Tommy Lucca led the Cogs (15-9, 7-4) with 22 points while Griffin McNeal had 14 and Tommy Hansen chipped in with 11.

"We were pretty pleased with our defensive effort tonight," G-K coach Corey Jenkins said. "We held them to 21 points in the first half."

Sycamore tops Yorkville: Sycamore defeated Yorkville, 69-63, in a Northern Illinois Big 12 East contest at home.

Somonauk downs H-BR: Hinckley-Big Rock fell to Somonauk, 53-49, in its final regular-season game of the year.

Hiawatha loses: Hiawatha lost to Leland-Earlville, 67-49, in its last tuneup before the postseason.

GIRLS GYMNASTICS

Whisenhunt, Morreale compete at state: Alison Morreale and Meredith Whisenhunt both competed at the state gymnastics tournament in Friday's preliminaries.

Whisenhunt finished in a tie for 14th in the vault with a score of 9.45 while Morreale was tied for 18th.

Morreale finished 18th in the balance beam

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