News and articles about Oswego East high school sports, from Kendall County Now
Bryce Shoto led three Oswego East players in double figures with 18 points, and Tyler Jasek drew three charges as the Wolves overcame a slow start to beat West Aurora 61-53, the Wolves' third win over the Blackhawks this season.
West Aurora hosted Oswego East in boys varsity basketball on Friday, Jan. 27, 2023.
Led by senior guard Max Niesman, Oswego has won four straight games and already surpassed last year's win total heading into the stretch run of the season. That, plus notes from Yorkville and Oswego East in Joshua Welge's boys basketball notebook.
Oswego East senior Robert Vieira, who bowled a six-game total of 1,340 at the Plainfield North Sectional to qualify for the state bowling tournament, is the Record Newspapers Athlete of the Week in an online vote. Here is his Q&A with Joshua Welge.
Bryce Shoto returned from a sprained ankle to score seven of his 12 points in the fourth quarter to spark Oswego East, but Hillcrest rode a huge second half to a 69-60 comeback win over the Wolves at Batavia's Night of Hoops.
Yorkville had four individuals take home championships to repeat as Southwest Prairie Conference tournament champs, holding off a tough challenge from West Aurora with Oswego, Joliet West and Plainfield South rounding out the top five.
The phrase it was a true team win is one that's often overused, but there's really no better way to describe Oswego East's 72-59 victory over Joliet West on Friday night.
Bolingbrook would rather not have to rally from substantial deficits if given the choice, but the Raiders were able to complete a comeback with a 55-53 win over Oswego East on Wednesday.
Mekhi Lowery scored 17 points and Ryan Johnson 15 to lead Oswego East past Plainfield Central, Desiree Merritt scored 14 points to pace Oswego East's girls past Plainfield Central and Danielle Bulson scored 17 in Yorkville Christian's win in Tuesday's roundup.
Mekhi Lowery and Jehvion Starwood each scored 11 points to lead Oswego East past Romeoville 47-39 on Friday night.
Jason Jakstys, LeBaron Lee and Mike Dunn each scored 13 points in Yorkville's win over Plainfield East, Mekhi Lowery and Jehvion Starwood had 11 in Oswego East's win over Joliet Central, Maggie Lewandowski had 14 points in Oswego East's win and Sandwich wrestling won two duals.
Hot-shooting Emerson Eck hit five of Hinsdale Central's seven 3-pointers, and the Red Devils led almost the entire way in beating Oswego East 54-41 to win their Hinsdale Central Holiday Classic for the first time, and avenging a 10-point loss to the Wolves in November.
Mekhi Lowery had 17 points, 11 rebounds and two blocks, and Oswego East jumped out to a 14-point lead after a quarter and went on to a 62-47 win over DePaul Prep to return to the championship game of the Hinsdale Central Holiday Classic for the second straight year.
Bryce Shoto buried three 3-pointers and scored a game-high 17 points, leading Oswego East past Stevenson 56-39 in Tuesday's quarterfinals of the Hinsdale Central Holiday Classic.
Mekhi Lowery and Bryce Shoto each scored 14 points as Oswego East rallied past Lincoln-Way Central in the first round of the Hinsdale Central Holiday Classic, and Grace Allgood scored 20 points to pace Yorkville Christian past Henry at Earlville.