Sophomore guard Alijah Little came off the bench to score 16 points, while Ehi Ogbomo added 15 points as Plainfield East rolled to a 74-48 win over Lincoln-Way West.
Bolingbrook freshman guard Davion Thompson was voted the Herald-News Athlete of the Week after he poured in 32 points in a win over Lincoln-Way East and scored 17 points in a victory over Hinsdale Central.
After a visit to West Point over the weekend, Lincoln-Way East's JT Poynton signed with Army on National Signing Day. His teammate, Josh Janowski, signed with Iowa. And find out where other local players are headed.
Angelina Smith scored 10 points, hitting the 1,000 career-point mark in the process, and Trinity Jones dominated with 19 points and 10 rebounds as Bolingbrook beat Lincoln-Way East 52-39.
Senior Joey Campagna, who ran for 1,800 yards and 22 touchdowns and led Lincoln-Way West to the Class 7A quarterfinals, is the 2023 Herald-News Football Offensive Player of the Year
Wyatt Carlson hit two free throws with 10 seconds left to seal a 51-47 win for Lincoln-Way West over Tinley Park. It was the Warriors' fourth straight victory.
Plainfield East senior wrestler Niko Duggan was voted the Herald-News Athlete of the Week after he won the 157-pound title at the Mickey Marchese Memorial Tournament at Hoffman Estates, pinning two opponents and winning two matches by decisions.
Valparaiso recruit Justus McNair is the star of the Joliet West basketball team. His brother, Micah, is a star on the football team who takes on a key reserve role for the Tigers on the court.
Tournament MVP Jaylen Zachery scored 14 points to lead Romeoville to the Oak Lawn Holiday Tournament championship with a 46-35 win over Lockport.
Zion Gross, a junior guard who transferred to Joliet West from Crete-Monee this season, scored eight points and eight rebounds in his second start, helping lift the Tigers past Plainfield North 47-39.
Sophomore Aiden Brown had a pin in the final match of the dual to seal a 39-30 win for Joliet West over Romeoville. Carson Weber and Jakob Crandall also had huge wins for the Tigers.
Bolingbrook went 2-0 in Ohio and has trips to Michigan and Florida coming up. Plus, a record-breaking performance and more in the Herald-News girls basketball notebook.
Freshman guard Davion Thompson scored a career-high 32 points and Bolingbrook held off a late charge from Lincoln-Way East for a 66-58 win.
Gracen Gehrke scored all 13 of Lincoln-Way Central's points in the first half. She finished with 18 and her teammates picked it up in the second half for a 41-34 win over Stagg.
Romeoville girls basketball player Jadea Johnson was voted the Herald-News Athlete of the Week. The senior guard had 23 points, 13 rebounds and seven steals in a win over Plainfield South.