Mike Conroy pulled down an offensive rebound and dropped in a layup at the buzzer to cap a 28-point quarter and tie the score for Johnsburg’s boys basketball team Wednesday.
The Skyhawks took that momentum into overtime, where they finished off Grayslake North, 72-67, for a Fox Valley Conference Fox Division home win.
“We just turned up the pressure defensively, forced them into some tough shots and earned turnovers [in the fourth quarter],” Johnsburg coach Mike Toussaint said. “We’ve been blowing leads lately, and tonight we fought back.”
Conroy, a senior, finished with 19 points on nine baskets, and senior Marcus Huemann added 16 for the Skyhawks (11-12, 4-5).
Jacobs 67, McHenry 46: At McHenry, Ryan Billings scored 15 points, and Patrick Nerja added 11 in the FVC Valley Division win that snapped a five-game skid for the Golden Eagles (12-12, 5-3).
Korey Partenheimer led McHenry (9-13, 2-7) with 14 points.
Dundee-Crown 50, Prairie Ridge 46: At Crystal Lake, the Chargers (16-5, 7-2) overcame a 25-16 halftime deficit to earn the FVC Valley Division win, led by Brandon Rodriguez (20 points) and J.T. Beasley (13).
Michael Bradshaw connected on a trio of 3-pointers en route to 22 points for the Wolves (7-16, 4-6).
CL Central 69, Woodstock North 58: At Crystal Lake, Corban Murphy scored 20 points on nine buckets, and David Panicko (16) joined him in double figures in the FVC Fox Division win for the Tigers (20-2, 8-1).
Josh Jandron scored a team-high 18 points for the Thunder (8-15, 2-7).
Woodstock 57, Grayslake Central 49: At Grayslake, Jordan Turner scored a game-high 31 points on 13 baskets, and Nick Kubiak added 16 points to push the Blue Streaks (16-7, 6-3) to an FVC Fox Division win.
St. Edward 60, Marian Central 48: At Elgin, Wyatt Lindell (9) led nine scorers in the Suburban Christian Conference loss for the Hurricanes (2-7, 3-23).
• Chris Burrows contributed to this report.