Prep Sports

High school sports roundup for Thursday, March 4

Alden-Hebron boys basketball picks up NAC win over Sacred Heart

Ben Gaddini, Jake Nielsen and Justin Gritmacker each scored 11 points, and Alden-Hebron’s boys basketball team defeated visiting Our Lady of Sacred Heart Academy, 55-27, in Northeastern Athletic Conference action Thursday night.

Gritmacker had nine points as the Giants built a 19-11 advantage after one quarter. Gaddini and Nielsen each hit a pair of 3-pointers in helping A-H improve to 3-8 overall and 3-8 in the NAC.

Tyler Cunningham added 10 points, Thomas Webber had seven and Cody Kurcab chipped in five for A-H for the Giants, who extended their lead to 27-15 by halftime and were up, 41-25, after three.


Johnsburg 38, Marian Central 27: At Johnsburg, Macy Madsen scored 16 points and Molly Wetzel added 12 for the Skyhawks in the nonconference game.

Marian Central was led by Jenna Golembiewski’s six points and five steals.

Alden-Hebron 27, Harvard 21: At Alden-Hebron, Karly Strand led all scorers with nine points for the Giants (3-7) in the nonconference game.

Jessica Webber had seven in the win.

Emma Ackland paced Harvard with six points and Hayley Shafer had five.


Woodstock 2,482, McHenry 2,378: At Raymond’s Bowl, Cere Deacon’s 526 series, including a game of 189, helped the visiting Blue Streaks to the victory.

Gosia Mucka added a 519 series (201 high game), and Norah Mungle rolled a 510 (211).

McHenry was paced by Peyton Atwater’s match-best 564 series, which included a high game of 202.

Huntley 2,063, Johnsburg 2,056: At Bowl-Hi, Kayla Sass rolled a 433 series with a high game of 159 for the Red Raiders, and Dianna Roa had a 426 series with a 187 high game.

Johnsburg was led by Toria Blake’s match-best 486 series, which included a 169 game.


McHenry 2,576, Woodstock 2,401: At Raymond’s Bowl, Myles Glab led the host Warriors to the win, rolling a 670 series, including a high game of 246.

Justin Karcz had a 574 series with a high game of 201.



McHenry 3, Lake County 0: At MCC, the Courtney Knutsen had eight kills and three aces, as the Scouts improved to 4-0 with a 25-14, 25-16, 25-14 win.

Hannah Baudin (Prairie Ridge) dished out 16 assists and added 13 digs, four aces and three kills.