Brady Kunka poured in a team-high 20 points and added 13 rebounds as the Redwings survived some shaky stretches and defeated Marian Catholic 57-49 in an East Suburban Catholic Conference matchup on Friday night in Chicago Heights.
Like in football, where is a punter, Carter Reid is carving his niche as a key player for a Lyons Township team closing in on a 20-win season. That, Downers Grove South coach Zach Miller gets building block win against alma mater and more in Bob Narang's basketball notes.
Wheaton Warrenville South sophomore Luca Carbonaro, who scored a game-high 18 points in a 56-24 win over Geneva that snapped the Vikings' 15-game winning streak, is the Suburban Life Athlete of the Week in an online vote. Here is his Q&A with Joshua Welge.
Ella Ormsby's 3-pointer with a minute left sent Lyons past Downers Grove North to coach Meghan Hutchens' 100th career win, plus York and Montini girls and Glenbard West and IC Catholic Prep boys were all winners Tuesday.
Jack Stanton hit six 3-pointers and scored a game-high 23 points, and Downers Grove North rode that hot shooting and a stingy defensive effort to a 54-47 win over Lyons in a key West Suburban Silver matchup in Downers Grove North.