OSWEGO – The Minooka girls basketball team decided things early on Tuesday night.
The Indians scored the game’s first 15 points and went on to beat Southwest Prairie Conference opponent Oswego, 70-30. Brooklyn Bachmann led Minooka (13-3, 6-1) with 22 points, while Jenna Roberts added 12 and Savannah Johnson 11.
“We made 10 3s tonight with five players scoring them,” said Minooka coach Ray Liberatore, whose team led, 41-17, at half.
Lockport 49, Sandburg 35: Taylor Hopkins scored 21 points and Elena Woulfe chipped in 12 for the Porters (12-8, 1-2) in the SouthWest Suburban Blue victory.
Lincoln-Way West 59, Andrew 36: Courtney O’Donnell scored 18 points and Taylor Gugliuzza 17 for West (17-4, 40-1) in the SouthWest Suburban Red win.
Lincoln-Way Central 49, Thornton 41: Courteney Barnes had 18 points, 11 rebounds and four assists for Central (11-6, 4-1) in the SouthWest Suburban Red victory. Hayley Papoccia contributed 11 points and three assists.
Gardner-South Wilmington 40, Reed-Custer 37: Jenni Price had 13 points and two steals and Sydney Perkins eight points for Gardner (14-5) in the nonconference victory. Val Guzman scored 17 and Kenna Wilkey 16 for Reed-Custer (10-10).
Peotone 54, Momence 29: Elizabeth Coffey led Peotone (11-8) with 17 points, Cameron Hunter had 16 and Josie Graffeo 10.
Reed-Custer 46, Manteno 38: Kenna Wilkey collected 19 points, while Antionette Hill added 11 rebounds for Reed-Custer.
Lisle 55, Coal City 50: Mackenzie Bugg scored 18 points, while Maddie Halliday added 15 points and nine rebounds for Coal City.
Bloom 58, Lincoln-Way Central 54: Bryan Ross scored 15 points and Aaron Michalak had 12 for Central (4-12) in the nonconference loss.
Rich South 59, Coal City 28: Christian Johnson had 10 points for the Coalers.
Maine South 49, Minooka 28: Minooka (11-4) got off on the wrong foot in the Galesburg MLK Tournament with the loss at Maine South.
The Indians, who play two games Saturday and two Monday at Galesburg to complete the tournament, were within 21-19 at half but were outscored 17-5 in the third quarter and 28-9 in the second half.
Providence 59, St. Francis de Sales 46: The Celtics picked up the road victory in a Catholic League South matchup.
Lockport 1,847, Thornridge 1,099: For the Porters (10 girls used), Paige Reiter rolled a 193, Raquel Mirabella 146, Hope James 129, Monica Colon 174, Bailey Delrose 246, Marissa Ramirez 216, Samantha Traina 155, Grace Karraker 185, Kaelin Miller 190 and Dana Ackerson 211.