Basketball roundup: Zach Knobloch scores 31 in Marengo win

Zach Knobloch scored a game-high 31 points to lead Marengo’s boys basketball team over Kankakee, 75-62, at the Martin Luther King Classic at Moline. 

Knobloch made four 3-pointers in the win, while teammate Andrew Volkening scored 17 points and added eight rebounds. 

Noah Klick led the Indians with eight points in their second game of the day, a 55-26 loss to Moline. Klick scored a bucket and was a perfect 5 of 5 from the free-throw line in the loss. Marengo moves to 9-7 overall and 1-1 in the Classic.

Richmond-Burton 64, Antioch 40: At Richmond, Sam Kaufman and Mike Kaska each scored 12 points to lead the Rockets to a nonconference win.

R-B center Joe St. Pierre added 11 points while eight other players scored points for the Rockets.

Cary-Grove 48, McHenry 45: At Cary, Jason Gregoire led the Trojans (10-7 overall, 3-1 Fox Valley Conference Valley Division) with a game-high 19 points, and teammate Nick Franz added 10 in FVC Valley Division play.

Nick Higgin scored 15 points to lead McHenry (8-7, 1-2).

Woodstock 54, Johnsburg 44: At Woodstock, Mike Chonos scored 17 points to lead the Blue Streaks (6-10, 1-1) to and FVC Fox victory, and Damian Stoneking added 11.

Collin Ridout scored a team-high 15 points for the Skyhawks (3-14, 2-3).

South Beloit MLK Tournament: Harvard ran its winning streak to five games with a win against Ashton-Franklin Center, 65-53, then the Hornets lost to Mooseheart, 66-35.

Justin Nolen scored 22 of his game-high 25 points in the first half to lead the Hornets (6-9) in their win. Peyton Schneider added 13 points.

Schneider led the Hornets in their loss to the Red Ramblers with three 3s and nine points.

Hononegah MLK Tournament: At Rockton, Jacobs lost to Northern Illinois Conference-10 schools Hononegah (51-43) and Auburn (71-65) on Saturday. The Eagles (6-9) come back and play DeKalb and Mundelein on Monday.

Chrishawn Orange led Jacobs with 30 points in its loss against Auburn.


Richmond-Burton 41, Lakes 30: At Richmond, Abby Straight scored a game-high 21 points and added eight rebounds for the Rockets in a nonconference win.

Jessica Guenther added five points and 10 rebounds for R-B (8-7).

Belvidere 55, Marengo 34: At Marengo, Lynsey Hoeske scored a team-high 13 points, and Kassidy Grimscheid and Taylor Carlson each added six for the Indians (4-15) in a nonconference loss.

• Patrick Mason and Joe Stevenson contributed to this report.