AT CHICAGOLAND INVITATIONAL SHOWCASE: A new winning streak has begun for New Trier.
The Trevians improved to 17-1 overall after beating highly regard Montini 53-43 in front of a ton of colleges coaches in the Chicagoland Invitational Showcase at Fremd on Jan. 10.
Montini (13-3) is a perennial powerhouse in Class 3A, winning state titles in 2010, ’11, ’12 and ’14.
New Trier, which has won three straight games, was paced in scoring by junior center Jeannie Boehm (19 points). The other key contributors were Haley Greer (11 points), Kathryn Pedi (11 points) and Rachel West (8 points).
NT will shoot for win No. 18 on Jan. 16, when the Trevians travel to Waukegan (7:30 p.m.).
Meanwhile, Loyola Academy also experienced success at the Fremd event. The Ramblers (9-7) took care of Rockford Lutheran 56-49 on Jan. 10.
Liz Satter (16 points, 6 rebounds), Alexa DeLeo (15 points, 10 rebounds) and Mary Cormier (10 points, 6 rebounds).
In other action last week, LA dropped a 62-31 decision to Marist on Jan. 7. Satter had eight points and four rebounds. Maeve Stanton had seven points and four rebounds.
AT FENTON INVITE: Lake Forest Academy opened play in the Fention Invite by downing Latin 50-43 on Jan. 10.
Tessy Onwuka turned in a stellar performance, finishing with a game-high 26 points. Teammate Brianna Sturkey added 11 points.
The Caxys, who improved to 9-1 overall, will play at Waukegan on Jan. 13 before traveling to Trinity on Jan. 15. Play in the Fenton Invite resumes on Jan. 19, when they take on St. Viator at 3:30 p.m.
AT GLENBROOK SOUTH: Highlighted by Ashley Oldshue (16 points) and Caitlin Morrison (15 points), Glenbrook South claimed a 51-28 victory over visiting Taft on Jan. 10.
The Titans (16-2) also received six points from Sarah McDonagh and five from Carie Weinman.
A night earlier, GBS sustained its first league loss of the season at New Trier, 48-38. Oldshue led the team with 14 points. Morrison had 13 points, 11 rebounds, four blocks and three steals. Weinman added nine points.
GBS came up with wins No. 13, 14 and 15 at the Wheaton North Tournament during the holiday break. Their lone setback in the tourney came in the final against Hinsdale Central 77-70. In that title game, Weinman tallied 25 points. Morrison added 18 points.
Meanwhile, Oldshue had 17 points and five rebounds in the semifinal win over St. Charles East 52-46. The other wins were over Schaumburg 45-35 and Jacobs 46-37. Oldshue had 15 points in each game. Weinman had five steals against Schaumburg.
AT LAKE FOREST: Senior forward Katie Hanson had one of her best outings of the season, but it wasn’t enough for the host Scouts.
Stevenson chained together a pair of 24-point quarters in the second half and wound up beating LF 81-59 in North Suburban Lake action on Jan. 10.
Hanson went 5-for-10 from three-point distance to lead the Scouts with 15 points.
Senior guard Brooke Green wound up with 12 points, four assists, three steals and three rebounds, while Grace Torkelson had 11 points and eight rebounds.
The other contributors included Tori Salanty (9 points), Maeve Summerville (6 points, 9 rebounds) and Delaney Williams (6 points, 7 assists).
The 9-8 Scouts will travel to Lake Zurich on Jan. 15 (7 p.m.).
AT REGINA DOMINICAN: The host Panthers picked up win No. 10 on Jan. 12, when they defeated St. Joseph 53-46.
Regina (10-7) received strong efforts from Maeve Degnan (14 points, 8 rebounds, 6 steals), Maggie Palmer (14 points, 11 rebounds), Audrey Jahns (12 points, 7 rebounds) and Colleen Palmer (8 points).
On Jan. 9, the Panthers claimed a 40-20 victory over visiting Nazareth. Degnan had 21 points and four steals. The other stat leaders were Maggie Palmer (10 points, 7 rebounds, 6 steals), Colleen Palmer (11 rebounds) and Jahns (7 points, 6 steals).
In other recent action, the Panthers dropped a 38-30 to Resurrection on Jan. 6. Degnan had eight points and three steals. Maggie Palmer finished with six points, while Jahns had four points and eight rebounds.