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Prep roundup: St. Charles North girls basketball team's defense dominates

Published: Wednesday, Jan. 23, 2013 5:31 a.m. CST

GLEN ELLYN – The St. Charles North girls basketball turned in a dominant defensive showing Tuesday as the North Stars beat Glenbard South, 41-24.

Ahead seven points going into the fourth quarter, the North Stars (7-15) held the Raiders to three points in the final eight minutes of the nonconference game.

Freshman Morgan Rosencrants scored 12 points to pace North, eight of which coming in the fourth quarter. Another underclassman, sophomore Sam Novak, hit a trio of 3-pointers to aid the North Stars’ cause.

Aurora Central Catholic 42, Immaculate Conception 35: At Aurora, ACC limited Immaculate Conception to 15 points through the first three quarters of a Suburban Christian Conference win. Lisa Rodriguez led the Chargers (10-11) with 14 points while Alex DeCraene added 10.

Burlington Central 54, Harvard 19: At Burlington, Central stormed to a 35-8 halftime lead to improve to 18-4 (9-0 Big Northern Conference East) and win for the ninth time in 11 games. Sam Pryor led Central 11 points. The Rockets outscored the Hornets, 115-36, in two games this season.

BOYS BASKETBALL

Aurora Christian 64 Timothy Christian 62: At Elmhurst, Johnathan Harrell (28 points) and Ryan Suttle (18) provided the scoring punch as Aurora Christian scored a tight, nonconference victory. A 21 to 14 third-quarter run helped the Eagles (10-9) take a four-point lead entering the final period.

“We passed the ball real well tonight, hit the open men, and we had guys knock down shots when they got the ball,” Eagles coach Pat McNamara said.

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