Libertyville senior forward Dana Kym was around the rim Thursday night.
Kym dominated the boards, grabbing 19 rebounds and scoring 11 points, as the Wildcats defeated visiting Lake Zurich 50-25 in North Suburban Lake Division action.
Dana played a whale of a game, Libertyville coach Greg Pedersen said. Her physical presence has helped our team find its identity.
Olivia Mayer scored a game-high 12 points and dished out 4 assists for the Wildcats (9-11, 4-4), who led 15-6 after one quarter, 28-11 at halftime and 37-18 after three. Rosie Lynch sank a pair of 3-pointers.
Lake Zurich (1-7 NSC Lake) was led by freshman guard Abby Pirron with 8 points.
Vernon Hills 58, North Chicago 44: Lauren Webb had 16 points, 8 rebounds and 3 assists, and the visiting Cougars won to stay undefeated in the North Suburban Prairie Division.
Webb scored 11 points, including a pair of 3-pointers, in helping Vernon Hills (19-2, 8-0) bolt to a 30-5 lead after one quarter. Sydney Smith and Haley Lieberman also hit 3s in the quarter.
Meri Bennett-Swanson added 14 points and 7 blocks for the Cougars, and Smith finished with 13 points and 5 rebounds. Lieberman tallied 8 points.
Monique Greathouse and Dara Tanner had 11 points each for North Chicago.
Grant 48, Round Lake 34: Senior guard Sadie Contreras scored 10 points, as the host Bulldogs won the North Suburban Prairie contest for their third victory in a row.
Grant (9-12, 4-4) received 7 points apiece from Kaylie Kanzler and Emily Kerr.
Round Lake (2-19, 0-9) got a game-high 17 points from Morgin Evins, who sank four 3-pointers.