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Posted12/11/2018 1:00 AM
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See some of the best high school sports images from this past week. Daily Herald photographers covered basketball, wrestling, and gymnastics.

Prospect's Abbey Danciu extends her arm to keep St. Charles East's Victoria Kortan from getting a rebound Wednesday in Mount Prospect.
  Prospect's Abbey Danciu extends her arm to keep St. Charles East's Victoria Kortan from getting a rebound Wednesday in Mount Prospect.
John Starks | Staff Photographer
Hoffman Estates Elyssa Wuerffel executes her her routine on the beam against Fremd in girls varsity gymnastics at Hoffman Estates High School on Thursday.
  Hoffman Estates Elyssa Wuerffel executes her her routine on the beam against Fremd in girls varsity gymnastics at Hoffman Estates High School on Thursday.
Mark Welsh | Staff Photographer
York's Nicholas Kosich, Hassan Iqbal and Jeffrey III Grace force Benet's Colin Crothers to lose the ball Tuesday in a boys basketball game in Lisle.
  York's Nicholas Kosich, Hassan Iqbal and Jeffrey III Grace force Benet's Colin Crothers to lose the ball Tuesday in a boys basketball game in Lisle.
John Starks | Staff Photographer
Libertyville's Travis Clark, top, and Stevenson's Matthew Kaznikov Tuesday night in Libertyville.
  Libertyville's Travis Clark, top, and Stevenson's Matthew Kaznikov Tuesday night in Libertyville.
Steve Lundy | Staff Photographer
Libertyville's Travis Clark, bottom, and Stevenson's Matthew Kaznikov scramble for a loose ball Tuesday night in Libertyville.
  Libertyville's Travis Clark, bottom, and Stevenson's Matthew Kaznikov scramble for a loose ball Tuesday night in Libertyville.
Steve Lundy | Staff Photographer
Maine West's Hyusein Isuf is controlled by Cary-Grove's Charlie Gruen in an 132-pound semi-final bout at the Mickey Marchese Memorial Wrestling Tournament at Hoffman Estates High School Saturday.
  Maine West's Hyusein Isuf is controlled by Cary-Grove's Charlie Gruen in an 132-pound semi-final bout at the Mickey Marchese Memorial Wrestling Tournament at Hoffman Estates High School Saturday.
John Starks | Staff Photographer
Fremd's Gianna Christodovlopoulos executes her routine on the floor, finishing up with a big smile, in girls varsity gymnastics at Hoffman Estates High School.
  Fremd's Gianna Christodovlopoulos executes her routine on the floor, finishing up with a big smile, in girls varsity gymnastics at Hoffman Estates High School.
Mark Welsh | Staff Photographer
Prospect's Jessica Kowalczyk gets position on St. Charles East's Makenna Brown Wednesday in a girls basketball game in Mount Prospect.
  Prospect's Jessica Kowalczyk gets position on St. Charles East's Makenna Brown Wednesday in a girls basketball game in Mount Prospect.
John Starks | Staff Photographer
Members of the Libertyville girls varsity team enter through a tunnel made by the Libertyville Ladycats youth basketball organization before a game against Stevenson Wednesday night in Libertyville.
  Members of the Libertyville girls varsity team enter through a tunnel made by the Libertyville Ladycats youth basketball organization before a game against Stevenson Wednesday night in Libertyville.
Steve Lundy | Staff Photographer
Libertyville's Margaret Buchert, left, looks to pass as Stevenson's Simone Sawyer defends Wednesday night in Libertyville.
  Libertyville's Margaret Buchert, left, looks to pass as Stevenson's Simone Sawyer defends Wednesday night in Libertyville.
Steve Lundy | Staff Photographer
Waubonsie Valley's Megan Harrison is called for a charge against Glenbard North's Brea King Thursday in Carol Stream.
  Waubonsie Valley's Megan Harrison is called for a charge against Glenbard North's Brea King Thursday in Carol Stream.
John Starks | Staff Photographer
Round Lake's Isaiah Nixon (10) and Jamirh Jones pressure Woodstock's Kirill Norgard (3) during the boys basketball game Thursday in Round Lake.
  Round Lake's Isaiah Nixon (10) and Jamirh Jones pressure Woodstock's Kirill Norgard (3) during the boys basketball game Thursday in Round Lake.
Paul Valade | Staff Photographer
Elgin's Ivan Gutierrez, left, battles Larkin's Mehki McClenden at 120 pounds during varsity wrestling at Larkin on Thursday night. Gutierrez won the match.
  Elgin's Ivan Gutierrez, left, battles Larkin's Mehki McClenden at 120 pounds during varsity wrestling at Larkin on Thursday night. Gutierrez won the match.
Patrick Kunzer | Staff Photographer
Naperville North's Myles Barry is blocked by Naperville Central's Chris Conway in the first quarter in the boys varsity matchup at Naperville North High School on Friday.
  Naperville North's Myles Barry is blocked by Naperville Central's Chris Conway in the first quarter in the boys varsity matchup at Naperville North High School on Friday.
Mark Welsh | Staff Photographer
Wheeling's Nosa Igiehon, right, celebrates with Wheeling's Chloe Drozdz after scoring Friday at Wheeling High School.
  Wheeling's Nosa Igiehon, right, celebrates with Wheeling's Chloe Drozdz after scoring Friday at Wheeling High School.
Steve Lundy | Staff Photographer
Hersey's Matt Hanushewsky, right, passes around Wheeling's Solomon Hudson Friday at Wheeling High School.
  Hersey's Matt Hanushewsky, right, passes around Wheeling's Solomon Hudson Friday at Wheeling High School.
Steve Lundy | Staff Photographer
Lake Forest's Ellie Pearson, right, keeps focused on protecting the ball despite her pony tail distraction as Lake Zurich's Anna Biergans (21) tries for the steal during Friday's girls basketball game in Lake Zurich.
  Lake Forest's Ellie Pearson, right, keeps focused on protecting the ball despite her pony tail distraction as Lake Zurich's Anna Biergans (21) tries for the steal during Friday's girls basketball game in Lake Zurich.
Paul Valade | Staff Photographer
Waubonsie Valley's Grace Setter is fouled by Glenbard North's Brea King Thursday in Carol Stream.
  Waubonsie Valley's Grace Setter is fouled by Glenbard North's Brea King Thursday in Carol Stream.
John Starks | Staff Photographer
Lake Zurich's Ella Gilbertson, middle, and Bridgid Ferguson break up a pass to Maine West's Angela Dugalic during Saturday's game in Des Plaines.
  Lake Zurich's Ella Gilbertson, middle, and Bridgid Ferguson break up a pass to Maine West's Angela Dugalic during Saturday's game in Des Plaines.
Joe Lewnard | Staff Photographer
West Aurora's Jay Jenkins swims the first leg of the 200-Yard Medley Relay Saturday during the West Chicago boys swimming relays.
  West Aurora's Jay Jenkins swims the first leg of the 200-Yard Medley Relay Saturday during the West Chicago boys swimming relays.
Brian Hill | Staff Photographer
Neuqua Valley's Matt Townsend launches into the 500-Yard Freestyle Relay Saturday during the West Chicago boys swimming relays.
  Neuqua Valley's Matt Townsend launches into the 500-Yard Freestyle Relay Saturday during the West Chicago boys swimming relays.
Brian Hill | Staff Photographer
Maine West's Hyusein Isuf escapes from Cary-Grove's Charlie Gruen in an 132-pound semi-final bout at the Mickey Marchese Memorial Wrestling Tournament at Hoffman Estates High School Saturday.
  Maine West's Hyusein Isuf escapes from Cary-Grove's Charlie Gruen in an 132-pound semi-final bout at the Mickey Marchese Memorial Wrestling Tournament at Hoffman Estates High School Saturday.
John Starks | Staff Photographer
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