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Libertyville nets crossover win over Vernon Hills
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Published: 2/19/2013 11:56 PM

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Libertyville’s boys basketball team, led by four players who scored double digits, defeated visiting Vernon Hills 67-59 in a North Suburban Conference crossover Tuesday night.

The Wildcats had a strong first quarter, running out to a 23-11 lead, but the Cougars fought back and trailed only 35-34 at half. Libertyville answered after halftime and led 53-44 after third.

Joe Borcia led Libertyville (6-21) by scoring 18 points, including 4 field goals in the first quarter. Jack Lipp had 16 points, Drew Cayce added 15 points and Jack Deichl chipped in 11.

Vernon Hills (10-16) was led by Stephen Curry who scored 16 points. Trenton Fulton added 13, and Robby Nardini had 12.

Lakes 55, Lake Zurich 39: Lakes wrapped up the regular season with a strong road win in the North Suburban Conference Crossover game and improved its record to 22-6.

Lakes had three players in double figures, led by Direll Clark with 16 points. Jake Kohler followed with 15 and Justin Bergeron added 10 for Lakes.

Lake Zurich (14-15) was led by Brad Kruse with 15 points.

Zion-Benton 64, Wauconda 51: Dion Head and Ricky Sidlowski scored 14 points apiece for the Bulldogs, who fell to 13-14.

Austin Swenson added 11 for Wauconda.

Zion-Benton’s Milik Yarbrough led all scorers with 27 points.