Neuqua Valley 64, South Elgin 61 (OT): The Storm (9-13, 2-6) led by 7 points with just over 1 minute remaining in regulation, but could not hang on for the victory as Neuqua Valley tied the game and eventually defeated South Elgin in this Upstate Eight Conference matchup. Becca Smith paced the Storm, turning in a double-digit performance with 29 points while Lauren Vedrine chipped in 9 points.
Elgin Academy 46, Westminster Christian 42: The Hilltoppers (9-9) found themselves down 6 points heading into the fourth quarter, but they used a 10-for-10 effort from the free-throw line to edge out the Warriors (9-14) at home in nonconference action. Alyssa Pena (17 points), Lauren Steimle (10 points), and Ashley Barnes (10 points) all led the Hilltoppers with double figures. Rachel Doby paced the Warriors, recording a double-double with 13 points and 12 rebounds while Sarah Rodgers also added a double-digit performance scoring a team-high 15 points.
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Huntley 65, Dundee-Crown 26: Cece Tsevas recorded a career-high 15 points as the Red Raiders (11-12, 3-5) cruised to a victory over Dundee-Crown (2-19, 0-8) in this Fox Valley (Valley) matchup. Hillary Johnson also added double-digits for the Red Raiders with 10 points while Dana Ewert paced the Chargers with 5 points.
Cary-Grove 46, McHenry 37: The Trojans (22-2, 8-0) were tested, but used a 17-5 fourth quarter run to pick up a victory on the road against McHenry in Fox Valley (Valley) action. Claire Jakubicek and Olivia Jakubicek paced the Trojans with 18 and 14 points, respectively. Cary-Grove can clinch the Valley title with a win at Jacobs Tuesday night.
Hampshire 60, North Boone 24: The Whip-Purs (21-1, 7-0) made quick work of North Boone as they remained undefeated in the Big Northern East, picking up a victory on the road. Cassie Dumoulin (17 points), Jessica Van Dorin (12 points), and Karla Vietinghoff (11 points) all led the Whip-Purs, recording double-figures to help secure the win.
Montini 80, St. Edward 44: The Green Wave (10-12, 2-7) were unable to handle Montini's high-powered offense as they were defeated in Suburban Christian Conference (Blue Division) play. Maddie Kerr was the lone St. Edward player to reach double-digits, leading the Green Wave with 10 points.