Local sports roundup for Tuesday, Feb. 23

Indian Creek had its 41-game regular-season winning streak snapped Tuesday in a 97-78 loss at Rockford Lutheran.

The Timberwolves (6-1) last lost a regular-season game Feb. 17, 2019.

Michael Lampson led IC against Lutheran (9-0) with 20 points, Drew Gaston had 17, Davis Stryker scored 15, Cole Oleson finished with 13 and Cam Russell had 10.

It’s potentially the second undefeated team the Timberwolves will face this week, as the 10-0 Barbs are on the schedule for a 6:30 p.m. game Saturday.


Buffalo 102, NIU 74: At DeKalb, the Huskies were outscored, 51-28, during the first half of their sixth consecutive Mid-American Conference loss.

Tyler Cochran topped NIU (2-14, 1-10) with 26 points and six rebounds. Trendon Hankerson added 13 points, and Kaleb Thorton had 10 points and seven assists.

The Huskies travel to Ypsilanti, Mich., to face Eastern Michigan at noon Saturday.


Somonauk 28, Hinckley-Big Rock 25: Ashley Wackerlin scored 12 points to lead the Royals.

The Bobcats held Tori Prellberg, the Royal’s leading scorer, to only seven points and scoreless in a two-point fourth quarter for H-BR.


Rochelle 1755, Kaneland 1,726: Kaneland’s Ella Edwards bowled a personal-best high game of 189 and finished with a 395 series. Sia Workman led Kaneland with a 420 series, and Corinne Gatewood bowled a 417 series.



Sycamore 61, Plano 21: The Spartans knocked off Plano to improve to 7-1 overall and 5-0 in the Interstate 8.

Rockford Lutheran 65, Genoa-Kingston 42: At Rockford, the Cogs dropped to 6-3 overall with the road loss.

Lily McPherson scored 10, and Emily Tetzloff added six for Genoa-Kingston.


Rockford Lutheran 87, Genoa-Kingston 37: Connor Scwichtenberg had 10 points, and Jake Oates added eight for the Cogs.


Kish softball opens season with pair of losses to No. 4 Spoon River: The Kougars dropped two to No. 4 Spoon River at the Avanti Dome in Pekin, 18-0 and 14-3.

Sycamore grad Jazzmyn Buckheister had five strikeouts and a hit in Game 2 for the Kougars who play March 5 against Joliet.

In Game 1, DeKalb grad Katie Taylor had the team’s lone hit. IC grad Autumn Johanningsmeier walked twice.