Digital Access

Digital Access
Access kcchronicle.com from all your digital devices and receive breaking news and updates from around the area.

Home Delivery

Home Delivery
Want to make sure you receive the latest local news? We’ve got you covered! Get the best in local news, sports, community events, with focus on what’s coming up for the weekend. Weekly mail subscription offers

Text Alerts

Text Alerts
Choose your news! Select the text alerts you want to receive: breaking news, prep sports, weather, and more. Text alerts are a free service from Kane County Chronicle, but text rates may apply.

Email Newsletters

Email Newsletters
Sign up for free email alerts. We'll deliver news & updates to your inbox.
Sports

Roundup: Justin Hardy, St. Charles East take sixth at Hinsdale Central

BOYS BASKETBALL

St. Charles East

Justin Hardy had 28 points and nine rebounds and Zach Robinson added 18 points for the Saints in an 80-67 loss to Maine South in the fifth-place game of the Hinsdale Central Holiday Classic.

The Saints began the Hinsdale Central Holiday Classic with a 70-68 double overtime win over host Hinsdale Central, but fell 76-73 in round two. East came back strongly against Rockford Auburn, and then fell in the fifth-place game to Maine South.

Hardy became the tournament's career leader in scoring, while averaging 23.3 points-per-game over the four. East also led the tournament field as a team in scoring offense (67.8) and assists (17).

Geneva

Geneva concluded the Wheeling Hardwood Classic 2-2, with victories over Buffalo Grove and Notre Dame. The Vikings also played against Glenbrook South in a 54-47 loss, where former head coach Phil Ralston landed after departing the Vikings program in May 2017.

Marmion

Visiting the Chuck Dayton Holiday Classic, Marmion was paced by a monster effort from 6-foot-9 senior Mick Sullivan, who led the tournament with 12 rebounds a game. Paired with his near 16 points-per-game, the Cadets fought to a consolation championship appearance vs. Chicago Vocational – a 60-48 loss. Sullivan was also named to the all-tournament team.

St. Charles North

The North Stars placed sixth at the Pontiac Holiday Tournament. North kicked things with a 64-40 victory over Bloom, but ran into perennial state power in Simeon 61-36 the following game. Simeon has won the overall tournament six times since 2010.

North took care of Benet 49-39, and then fell to Bloomington in the fifth-place matchup. Forward Kyle King averaged 13 points and six rebounds over the tournament.

GIRLS

Batavia

The Bulldogs fell in their first two games at the Montini Tournament, but beat Huntley 50-26 before Benet powered its way to a 75-38 win. Sophomore guard Erin Golden continues her breakout season by leading the team in points-per-game (11), rebounds (8.5), assists (2.5) and steals (1.5).

Rosary

Rosary fought to consecutive victories at the Lisle Holiday Cage Classic amid a six-game win streak, and then fell in successive games to Harvest Christian and and Chicago Latin.

St. Charles East

The Saints finished 2-2 during the Bill Neibch Falcon Classic, where University Alabama-Birmigham recruit Sara Rosenfeldt placed second in tournament-wide scoring with 18.3 points-per game.

St. Charles North

The North Stars began the Dundee Crown Tournament with two losses, but fought back with two victories over Buffalo Grove and South Elgin. In the victory over the Storm, senior guard Megan Gunnink poured in 20 points and tied the school record for three pointers made in a game with six.

Loading more