Athlete of the Week
Alden-Hebron, sr., guard/forward
Hilton was tough to stop this week. The 5-foot-9 guard/forward scored a team-high 21 points with five rebounds and four steals in the Giants’ win against Berean Baptist. Hilton also scored 21 points in a win against Hiawatha.
McHenry without Lay: McHenry will be without one of its top scorers for the rest of the regular season.
Warriors senior Sawyer Lay sprained her left knee in Thursday’s loss to Crystal Lake South when she scored 25 points. McHenry coach Scott Morris said, though, she won’t be available the rest of this week. Missing three games, Lay will be back for the Warriors’ playoff opener on Monday against Crystal Lake Central.
Crossover games scheduled for Friday: The final regular season games are scheduled for Friday.
Huntley is a lock to face either Grayslake North or Grayslake Central in the unofficial Fox Valley Conference title game Friday. Grayslake North leads the FVC Fox Division by one game over Grayslake Central. In this crossover format, matchups are determined by where teams finish in their respective division. Possible matchups include Crystal Lake South, in third in the FVC Valley, playing Crystal Lake Central, in third in the FVC Fox.
This week’s top games
Dundee-Crown at McHenry
7 p.m. Thursday
In the first meeting between these two teams a month ago, Dundee-Crown prevailed in a close, two-point win against the Warriors.
FVC crossover games
7 p.m. Friday
The FVC Valley and Fox divisions face off Friday, representing teams' final tune-ups before the playoffs begin next week.
Class 3A/4A regionals
6 p.m. and 8 p.m., Monday and Tuesday
The first postseason games kick off Monday in both Class 3A and 4A. Winners of the quarterfinals advance to Tuesday's semifinal games.
– Meghan Montemurro