Hinsdale Central Holiday Tournament Quarterfinals!!!! News and notes!!!!
I covered the two night quarterfinals. Here we go:
Marian Catholic (Chicago Heights) 54 Auburn (Rockford) 49: Auburn came out firing as they led after one quarter 19-12 off five threes two by senior guard Adrian Agee (17 points) and two by junior guard Rakim Chaney (13points). Marian Catholic picked it up in the second quarter and closed down on the three point shooters and a nice scoring run by senior guard Donovan Juzang (17 points) to lead 31-26 at half. The Spartans maintained control of the game having a 5-12 point lead most of the game. Senior guard Cal Poly commit Quentin Jones was everywhere with a double/double 22 points 10 rebounds 5 assists and 3 blocks. They led 48-32 after three quarters then Auburn made a run and cut it to the five point final margin. Marian Catholic (Chicago Heights) runs it's record to 9-4 and advances to a semifinal date with host Hinsdale Central. Auburn (Rockford) drops to 10-4 into the fifth place bracket against Homewood Flossmoor.
Hinsdale Central 69 Homewood Flossmoor 59: The hosts controlled the game and tempo the entire contest. They led 15-9 after one quarter, 31-21 at half, and 46-35 after three quarters. Homewood Flossmoor did cut the lead to 7 in the fourth quarter but the Red Devils made their free throws down the stretch to secure the victory. Great team play by Hinsdale Central with a lot of ball movement and high percentage shots throughout the game. Four players had at least 6 rebounds led by senior wing Chase Collignon and senior guard Patrick Graham with 8 rebounds each. Hinsdale Central was led by senior wing Ben Oosterbaan with 25 points 6 rebounds and 2 blocks. Graham also had 15 points. Homewood Flossmoor was led by junior guard Carson Brownfield with 25 points 8 rebounds. He was helped by sophomore guard Jayden Tyler with 14 points. Hinsdale Central runs it record to 10-3 and advances to semifinals to face Marian Catholic (Chicago Heights). Homewood Flossmoor drops to 7-5 into the fifth place bracket against Auburn (Rockford).
Top performer from last night:
Class of 2023 point guard Kansas State commit Darrin Ames had a Proviso West Holiday tournament record 65 points against Southland Prep in first round action.
Some top performances from today:
Terrell Craig, Westinghouse College Prep (Chicago) 24 points 5 assists
DJ Bolden, Westinghouse College Prep (Chicago) 20 points 6 assists
JaKeem Cole, Perspectives Leadership (Chicago) 19 points
Tim Handy, Perspectives Leadership (Chicago) 13 points 11 rebounds (double/double) 4 assists 4 steals
Brett Gomez, Kennedy (Chicago) 25 points 9 assists
John Kurysz, Kennedy (Chicago) 23 points 5 rebounds
Daniel Loza, Lake View (Chicago) 18 points
Bryce Shoto, East (Oswego) 17 points
Maurice Thomas, DePaul College Prep (Chicago) 17 points
Stefan Cicic, Riverside Brookfield 13 points 11 rebounds (double/double) 6 assists
Brayden Long, Bradley Bourbonnais 24 points
Mekhi Cooper, Bolingbrook 18 points
Cameron Christie, Rolling Meadows 18 points 6 rebounds
Foster Ogbonna, Rolling Meadows 14 points 12 rebounds (double/double)
Mark Nikolitch-Wilson, Rolling Meadows 12 points 11 rebounds (double/double)
Jake Hamilton becomes all time leading scorer at Sacred Heart Griffin (Springfield) with 1327 points and counting....
Jaloni Johnson, Proviso East (Maywood) 17 points
Tommie Aberle, Lake Forest 22 points 11 rebounds (double/double) 6 assists
Ryan Sammons, Fremd (Palatine) 19 points
AJ Levine, York (Elmhurst) 18 points
Matas Castillo, Lemont 17 points
David Douglas Jr, Christian (Yorkville) 38 points
Connor May, Palatine 30 points
Jason Jakstys, Yorkville 19 points 11 rebounds (double/double)
Jory Boley, Yorkville 17 points
Tyler Swillerczek, Palatine 21 points
Nick Taylor, Glenbrook South (Glenview) 19 points 7 rebounds
Luke Williams, North (Naperville) 25 points
Morez Johnson Jr, St Rita (Chicago) 27 points 12 rebounds (double/double)
Larenz Walters, Kankakee 20 points 6 rebounds
CaRon Johnson, Kankakee 12 points 11 rebounds (double/double)
Alex Lipski, Ridgewood 26 points
Drew Scharnowski, Burlington Central (Hampshire) 21 points 8 rebounds
Ty Gabriel, Lincoln Way West 21 points
Qi'Andre Washington, Manley (Chicago) 36 points
Luke Dusek, Glenbard West (Lombard) 24 points.
Aleks Alison, Kenwood Academy (Chicago) 24 points (8-11) from three