Benet girls basketball team clinches East Suburban Catholic title


Brooke Schramek scored 18 points and Tsimba Malonga added 12 as Benet beat Carmel 70-48 on Feb. 10 to clinch the outright championship of the East Suburban Catholic Conference.

Clara Prasse added nine points for the Redwings (26-4, 7-0).

Malonga had 18 points, nine rebounds and four assists and Prasse added 16 points in Benet’s 65-62 win at Marist on Feb. 17.

Hinsdale Central

Claire Lozier scored 13 points for the Red Devils in a 47-37 win over Willowbrook on Feb. 6. Molly Sheehan added 11 points and Alex Hughes had 10.



David Buh scored 16 points and hit four 3-pointers as the visiting Redwings (17-4) beat St. Charles North 44-31 on Feb. 10 for their 10th straight win. Will Engels and Colin Crothers each added nine points.

Downers Grove North

The Trojans lost to Oak Park-River Forest 61-46 on Feb. 10.

Hinsdale Central

Matt Guglielmo scored 18 points and hit four 3-pointers and Danell Nicholson added 10 points off the bench for the Red Devils (7-15, 3-6) in a 60-55 loss to York on Feb. 10.


Downers Grove North

Downers Grove North placed fifth at the West Suburban Silver meet Feb. 2 and 3 in Elmhurst. Highlighting the meet was a record-setting first-place performance by Trojans diver Kevin Sullivan. His score of 552.30 set a pool record. Freshman Aaron Heppner took first in fresh-soph 1-meter diving with a score of 290.45. Senior Ben Ellstrom placed third in the varsity 100-yard backstroke.