Images: Find the hoop in our best high school sports photos of the week

 
 
Updated 11/20/2018 4:45 PM
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See some of the best high school sports images from this past week. Daily Herald photographers covered state finals in swimming as well as the open of the girls basketball season.

Kaneland's Bryanna Kigyos and Wauconda's Audrey Deaver tangle for a rebound Thursday in Wauconda.
Kaneland's Bryanna Kigyos and Wauconda's Audrey Deaver tangle for a rebound Thursday in Wauconda.
John Starks | Staff Photographer
St. Charles North's Megan Armstrong enters the water to start the 200-yard medley relay during the girls state swimming finals at Evanston High School Saturday. The North Stars won the event with a time of 1:41.95.
  St. Charles North's Megan Armstrong enters the water to start the 200-yard medley relay during the girls state swimming finals at Evanston High School Saturday. The North Stars won the event with a time of 1:41.95.
Joe Lewnard | Staff Photographer
Barrington's Bridget O'Leary swims backstroke in the 200-yard medley relay during the girls state swimming prelims at Evanston High School Friday.
  Barrington's Bridget O'Leary swims backstroke in the 200-yard medley relay during the girls state swimming prelims at Evanston High School Friday.
Joe Lewnard | Staff Photographer
Grayslake North's Savannah Guenther (24) and Meghan Leahy defend against Mundelein's Emma Umbdenstock during the girls Thanksgiving basketball tournament at Mundelein High School Tuesday.
  Grayslake North's Savannah Guenther (24) and Meghan Leahy defend against Mundelein's Emma Umbdenstock during the girls Thanksgiving basketball tournament at Mundelein High School Tuesday.
Steve Lundy | Staff Photographer
Lisle's Abby L Casmer, front, and IC Catholic Prep's Claire Wagner leap for the tipoff during Tuesday's game in Elmhurst.
  Lisle's Abby L Casmer, front, and IC Catholic Prep's Claire Wagner leap for the tipoff during Tuesday's game in Elmhurst.
Joe Lewnard | Staff Photographer
Stevenson's Ashley Carollo swims the 100-yard backstroke during the girls state swimming prelims at Evanston High School Friday.
  Stevenson's Ashley Carollo swims the 100-yard backstroke during the girls state swimming prelims at Evanston High School Friday.
Joe Lewnard | Staff Photographer
Lisle's Abby L Casmer, left, and Audrey Strunewitz, right, go to the floor with IC Catholic Prep's Gia Gaudio for a loose ball during Tuesday's game in Elmhurst.
  Lisle's Abby L Casmer, left, and Audrey Strunewitz, right, go to the floor with IC Catholic Prep's Gia Gaudio for a loose ball during Tuesday's game in Elmhurst.
Joe Lewnard | Staff Photographer
Burlington Central's Elana Wells dives for the ball during Thanksgiving Tournament girls basketball action against Freeport at Burlington Central High School Tuesday night.
  Burlington Central's Elana Wells dives for the ball during Thanksgiving Tournament girls basketball action against Freeport at Burlington Central High School Tuesday night.
Patrick Kunzer | Staff Photographer
Rolling Meadows' Susannah Holifield, left, drives on Lakes' Kylie Jozwik Wednesday in Rolling Meadows.
  Rolling Meadows' Susannah Holifield, left, drives on Lakes' Kylie Jozwik Wednesday in Rolling Meadows.
Steve Lundy | Staff Photographer
From left, Jacobs' Melissa Fessler, Streamwood's Vickie Kopko, Jacobs' Alecia Valldejuli, and Streamwood's Riya Patel battle for a rebound during Dundee-Crown Thanksgiving Tournament action at Dundee-Crown High School in Carpentersville Wednesday night.
  From left, Jacobs' Melissa Fessler, Streamwood's Vickie Kopko, Jacobs' Alecia Valldejuli, and Streamwood's Riya Patel battle for a rebound during Dundee-Crown Thanksgiving Tournament action at Dundee-Crown High School in Carpentersville Wednesday night.
Patrick Kunzer | Staff Photographer
Kaneland's Chloe Conley and Wauconda's Jessie Pakaski reach for the ball on Thursday in Wauconda.
Kaneland's Chloe Conley and Wauconda's Jessie Pakaski reach for the ball on Thursday in Wauconda.
John Starks | Staff Photographer
Benet Academy's Lindsey Rogers, center, is sandwiched between Batavia's Hailey Orman, left, and Allison Newberry during Naperville Central Girls Basketball Tip off Tournament action at Benet Academy High School in Lisle Friday night.
  Benet Academy's Lindsey Rogers, center, is sandwiched between Batavia's Hailey Orman, left, and Allison Newberry during Naperville Central Girls Basketball Tip off Tournament action at Benet Academy High School in Lisle Friday night.
Patrick Kunzer | Staff Photographer
Fremd's Ruthie Montella loses the ball as she drives through Johnsburg's Morgan Madsen and Mackenzie Straulin in Palatine on Friday.
Fremd's Ruthie Montella loses the ball as she drives through Johnsburg's Morgan Madsen and Mackenzie Straulin in Palatine on Friday.
John Starks | Staff Photographer
Fremd's Emily Klaczek and Brianna Wooldridge, right, battle with Johnsburg's Morgan Madsen in Palatine on Friday.
Fremd's Emily Klaczek and Brianna Wooldridge, right, battle with Johnsburg's Morgan Madsen in Palatine on Friday.
John Starks | Staff Photographer
Fremd's Brianna Wooldridge runs into Johnsburg's Mackenzie Straulin in Palatine on Friday.
Fremd's Brianna Wooldridge runs into Johnsburg's Mackenzie Straulin in Palatine on Friday.
John Starks | Staff Photographer
Carmel's Shai Horton, bottom, and Caitlin Teehan, right, battle for a loose ball with Mundelein's Kadra Balla during the girls Thanksgiving basketball tournament at Mundelein High School Friday.
  Carmel's Shai Horton, bottom, and Caitlin Teehan, right, battle for a loose ball with Mundelein's Kadra Balla during the girls Thanksgiving basketball tournament at Mundelein High School Friday.
Steve Lundy | Staff Photographer
Vernon Hills' Casey Craffey swims the 200-yard freestyle during the girls state swimming prelims at Evanston High School Friday.
  Vernon Hills' Casey Craffey swims the 200-yard freestyle during the girls state swimming prelims at Evanston High School Friday.
Joe Lewnard | Staff Photographer
Schaumburg's Hana Mollin swims backstroke in the 200-yard individual medley during the girls state swimming prelims at Evanston High School Friday.
  Schaumburg's Hana Mollin swims backstroke in the 200-yard individual medley during the girls state swimming prelims at Evanston High School Friday.
Joe Lewnard | Staff Photographer
St. Charles North fans cheer for their team at the start of  the girls state swimming finals at Evanston High School Saturday.
  St. Charles North fans cheer for their team at the start of the girls state swimming finals at Evanston High School Saturday.
Joe Lewnard | Staff Photographer
The second-place Rosary 200-yard medley relay team stands on the block as they are congratulated by the winning St. Charles North team during the girls state swimming finals at Evanston High School Saturday.
  The second-place Rosary 200-yard medley relay team stands on the block as they are congratulated by the winning St. Charles North team during the girls state swimming finals at Evanston High School Saturday.
Joe Lewnard | Staff Photographer
Neuqua Valley celebrates its state championship at the conclusion of the girls state swimming finals at Evanston High School Saturday.
  Neuqua Valley celebrates its state championship at the conclusion of the girls state swimming finals at Evanston High School Saturday.
Joe Lewnard | Staff Photographer
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