Mundelein had a split decision in tournament play at Rockton Hononegah on Saturday, but it’s unanimous that senior Sean O’Brien is leaving his mark on the Mustangs’ program.
In a 72-61 victory over Rockford Auburn, O’Brien produced 24 points, 15 rebounds and 8 assists and eclipsed the 1,000-point career scoring mark in the process. He now has 1,004 points at Mundelein.
Chino Ebube had 18 points and 9 rebounds against Auburn for Mundelein. Earlier he led the Mustangs (9-8) with 18 points and 9 rebounds in a 69-59 loss to Niles West.
Lake Zurich 54, Streamwood 41: The host Bears won their opening game of the inaugural Martin Luther King Classic, sinking 7 of 10 shots from three-point range in the opening half.
John Repplinger banked in a 3-pointer to beat the halftime buzzer, putting Lake Zurich up 35-19.
Sophomore Jack O’Neill hit three 3s in the first half for the Bears, who finished with eight 3-pointers. A basket by forward Joel Lightbourne (4 points, 9 rebounds) got Streamwood within 39-32 with 2:45 left in the third, but Lake Zurich (10-11) closed the quarter with a 7-2 run, getting a 3-pointer from Ryan Roach.
Lake Zurich’s Mike Travlos came off the bench to score a game-high 12 points, including a pair of 3s. Roach, O’Neill and Brad Kruse each scored 9 points in the win, while 6-foot-6 sophomore Will McClaughry had 8 points and 6 rebounds for the Bears, who led 15-6 after one quarter.
Streamwood (6-13) received 11 points, including three 3-pointers, and 6 rebounds from guard Trevious Norman. Center Zack Harris scored 9 points and grabbed 6 boards.
Richmond-Burton 52, Antioch 43: The Sequoits dropped the nonconference game to fall to 1-17.Copyright © 2013 Paddock Publications, Inc. All rights reserved.