Friday’s girls basketball roundup
Updated: December 30, 2011 11:30PM
Ellison 67, Longwood 59: Shanice Dawson had a double-double of 20 points and 14 boards, stealing the ball five times as well. Brandi Miner added 19 points with eight boards and eight steals for Ellison (15-4).
Hope 39, Curie 33: Barbara Corruthers scored 20 points to help Hope defeat Curie.
Lindblom 51, Harper 27: Elizabeth Toye had a team-high 13 points.
Phillips 31, North Lawndale 24: Ashley Seaton finished with 15 points to lead Phillips in the title game.
Young 45, Edgewater (Fla.) 33: Janee Thompson finished with 17 points for the top-ranked Dolphins (12-0).
Addison Trail 63, Plainfield North 61 (OT): Addison Trail scored with nine seconds left in the overtime to win the consolation-fifth place game. All-tournament pick Carlie Corrigan had 26 points, 14 rebounds and nine steals for the Tigers (3-11). For the tournament, Corrigan tied the record for most points (89) and was second, all-time, with 45 rebounds. Tiffany Wayne tallied 14 points and Kaitlyn O’Boye chipped in 12 points and six boards for the Tigers.
Aurora Christian 36, Lemont 35: Courtney Toth had 16 points and nine rebounds for the Indians (4-11) in seventh-place consolation game.
Downers Grove South 47, Andrew 25: Tiana Karopulos and Nicole Botich scored seven points each as the top-seeded Thunderbolts (8-5) fell in the final round of the Oswego East Holiday Classic to the No. 2 seed Mustangs. Andrew won its first game at the tournament, but lost three straight to finish eighth.
Joliet Central 38, Aurora East 35: Nijea Dixon’s 17 points and two free throws with 8.5 seconds left in overtime propelled the Steelmen (6-4) to the consolation championship. The all-tournament pick came up with a steal and layup to give Joliet Central the lead for good at 34-33 with 1:32 left in the overtime. Joliet Central blew a 28-19 lead with 2:30 left in regulation.
Oswego East 52, Plainfield Central 49: Brigid Hanley scored 21 points to help earn her a spot on the all-tournament team. Lauren Kulaga and Jessica Kaminski (11 rebounds) added eight points each for the Wildcats (9-6), who took sixth at the tournament.
Plainfield East 47, Kaneland 45: The Bengals (10-5) finished 2-2 at the tournament by winning the third-place consolation game. Faith Suggs (15 points) and Kristina Maggio (10) each posted double digits for Plainfield East, which trailed 24-19 at the half. The Bengals took a 34-33 lead into the fourth quarter.
Maine South 55, Champaign Centennial 43, title: No. 8 Maine South (17-1) captured the title game with a balanced offesive attack led by Nina Duric (14 points), Jacqui Grant (12 points) and Michelle Maher (11 points).