The Streamwood boys basketball team split its games at the MLK Classic at Lake Zurich Saturday, losing to the host Bears, 54-41, before coming back to beat Marian Central 55-35.
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 3-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 received 11 points, including three 3-pointers, and 6 rebounds from guard Trevious Norman. Center Zack Harris scored 9 points and grabbed 6 boards.
Streamwood 55, Marian Central 35: Zack Harris scored 18 points, Trevious Norman had 11 and Kyle Strong added 10 for the Sabres (7-13) in their win at Lake Zurich.
Bartlett 46, Lincoln Park 35: Lance Whitaker had 19 points and Jon Moss added 15 as the Hawks (16-4) won at the Wheaton Warrenville South MLK Tournament. Bartlett will take on Oswego Monday at 1:15 p.m. in a semifinal. The Hawks have now won 7 straight and 10 of 11.
Hononegah 58, Jacobs 37: Ryan Billings had 9 points and Chris Orange added 7 but Jacobs fell to the host school in its first game of the day at Hononegah's MLK Shootout.
Jacobs 80, DeKalb 67: Chris Orange scored 23 points and Jon Benoit added 18 to lead the Golden Eagles (9-8) to a win in their second game of the day at Hononegah's MLK Shootout. Nick Ledinsky added 14 points for Jacobs and Lake Ojo had 11.
"We came in more aggressive," Jacobs coach Jim Hinkle said of the victory. "We shot only 4 free throws in the early game and 31 in the evening game. We started taking it to the basket against a bigger team and it really paid off."
Westminster Christian 70, Longwood 58: Will Woodhouse scored 24 points and Robert Kleczynski added 16 to lead the Warriors (9-10) to a nonconference win. Aaron Wiewel added 12 points for Westminster.
John Radtke and Joe Aguilar contributed to this reportCopyright © 2014 Paddock Publications, Inc. All rights reserved.