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Glenbard West (Glen Ellyn) takes care of business!!!!! News and notes December 21st, 2022!!!

Some of the players from the Class 4A Championship team from last season were in the house tonight. They are home from college or prep school for a few days. Mr Basketball Braden Huff from Gonzaga, Ryan Renfro from Army, and Bobby Durkin from IMG Academy. They were here supporting former teammates. A new era here at Glenbard West, the bench crew from last year who had the unique moves and cheers from the bench are on the court now. Alas they showed tonight they are more than cheerleaders, they can actually play some good basketball as they did tonight. Matter of fact they have most of the early season. Here we go:

Glenbard West (Glen Ellyn) 59 Burlington Central (Hampshire) 45: I made it to the gym a little late but the score was only 2-2 so had not missed much. The Hilltoppers controlled this game for the most part. They led 15-9 after one, 28-18 at halftime, 42-32 after three. Senior point guard Benji Zander (5'11") controlled the tempo of this game. He's a very good floor general who had 7 points 4 rebounds 5 assists 6 steals and 1 block for Glenbard West. They were led by senior guard Luuk Dusek (6'0") with 24 points on 4-6 from three and 2 steals. Senior forward Haverford commit Logan Brown (6'6') had 11 points 6 rebounds 2 assists 1 steal. Sophomore wing Dominic Seaney (6'6") was in double figures with 11 points. Burlington Central was led by senior wing Belmont commit Drew Scharnowski with 26 points 8 rebounds 2 steals and 4 blocks. Glenbard West (Glen Ellyn) ups it's record to 6-2 while Burlington Central (Hampshire) drops to 7-3.

Note: Benet Academy (Lisle) went 3-0 in Arizona. Did not play a 4th game because they are trying to get home before snowstorm.

Top performers:

Collin Wainscott, Marmion Academy (Aurora) 20 points 7 assists

Jabe Haith, Marmion Academy (Aurora) 17 points 7 rebounds

Trevon Roots, Marmion Academy (Aurora) 16 points 6 blocks

JG Abraham, Schurz (Chicago) 20 points

Fred Houston, Schurz (Chicago) 18 points

Jalen Falcon, Lockport 19 points

Jaali Love, Manley (Chicago) 20 points 7 rebounds 5 assists 7 steals (freshman)

QiAndre Washington, Manley (Chicago) 21 points 7 rebounds

Quovadis Temples, Manley (Chicago) 10 points 11 assists (double/double)

Zach Johnson, Beecher 20 points 7 rebounds 5 assists 7 steals

Cameron Christie, Rolling Meadows 22 points 5 rebounds 5 assists

Foster Ogbonna, Rolling Meadows 10 points 14 rebounds (double/double)

David Douglas Jr, Christian (Yorkville) 43 points

Austin Mattingly, Putnam County 33 points

Jackson McDonald, Putnam County 19 points 13 rebounds (double/double)

Je'Shawn Stevenson, Lindbloom (Chicago) 32 points

Justin Pickens, Farragut Career Academy (Chicago) 22 points 8 rebounds

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