Brendan Parker finished with a team-best 18 points to help Schaumburg advance in the winner's bracket with a 57-48 victory over Brother Rice in the first round of Jack Tosh tournament play at York on Thursday.
Parker finished 6-for-12 from the floor with a pair of 3's and 4-for-4 at the line. Also scoring in double figures for the Saxons were Johnnie Flynn (14 points) and Josh Rahn (11).
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Quinn Niego came up with a game-high 22 points for Brother Rice.
Schaumburg meets Stagg in second-round action Friday at 3 p.m.
Conant 56, Rolling Meadows 43: A balanced offensive effort and typically tough defense was enough to get Conant past the Mustangs 56-43 in York tournament play.
Danny Sotos and Ryan Blaha both scored 12 points for the Cougars, and Joe Ranallo had 10. Conant held Rolling Meadows to single-digit scoring in the first and third quarters.
The top scores for Meadows was Matt Dolan (21 points on 9-for-13 shooting).
Conant meets Lyons Township in second-round action at 3:30 p.m. Friday, while Rolling Meadows meets Wheaton North at 9 a.m.
Wheeling 63, Streamwood 48: Wildcats senior Jeremy Stephani made 6 of the 12 3-pointers he attemtped, helping Wheeling to its first win of the tournament by finishing with a game-high 34 points.
Nate Laude contributed 12 points for Wheeling, which opened with a 23-point burst in the first quarter but only led by 3 heading into the second half.
Stephani made 10 of 13 free throws as the Wildcats outscored Streamwood 17-9 from the foul line.
Notre Dame 75, Maine West 64: Joe Mooney canned five 3-pointers and finished with a game-high 35 points to help the Dons win in second-round play.
Mooney made 5 of 7 from 3-point range and also converted 6 of 9 2-point shots. Teammate Ammar Becar was 8-for-10 from the floor and had 17 points.
Maine West was led by Jamal Sherman, who finished with 24 points, and Anthony Dones, who had 14.
The Warriors next face Hope Academy in a 9 a.m. Friday matchup, while Notre Dame plays Lake Park at 12:15 p.m.
Buffalo Grove advances: The Bison will meet TEAM Englewood in the consolation bracket semifinals Friday after taking a forfeit victory over St. Francis de Sales.
Pekin 50, Hersey 37: Hersey went without a 3-pointer while tournament host Pekin made six as the Huskies suffered a first-round loss.
The game was tied at the half before Pekin outscored Hersey by 9 points in the third quarter and 4 in the fourth.
Max Heeren led Hersey with 10 points.
Six-foot-5 senior Bryce Hilst led Pekin with 17 points, while Ryan Maas (13 points) and Blaze Schramm (12) made three 3's apiece.
Hersey next meets Peoria Central in consolation play at 12:45 p.m. Friday.
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Hoffman Estates 51, Northridge Prep 38: Hoffman Estates won its second straight in pool play to improve to 6-5 overall.
The Hawks meet St. Francis at 6:15 p.m. Friday in the final round of pool play.