The Final Score: Highland Park 49, Deerfield 31
Giants Star Performers: Sam Shrago scored 13 points while David Sachs chipped in 12 tallies along with four assists and a pair of steals.
Warriors Star Performer: Eric Porter poured in eight points and contributed an assist, a rebound and a steal.
Other Notable Giant Performance: Brandon Krawitz added nine points, grabbed five rebounds and dished out two assists.
Other Notable Warrior Performances: Michael Alfieri hauled down seven rebounds and added four points. Patrick Burns had four rebounds and two assists.
Who’s Next: The Warriors play against Wheeling at 1:45 p.m. Wednesday in the Wheeling Hardwood Classic. The Giants compete in the Hinsdale Holiday Tournament at 1:15 Wednesday against Stagg.
The Bottom Line: Highland Park dominated the game in the second and third quarters to take control. After the teams played to a 7-7 tie at the end of the first quarter, the Giants blanked the Warriors, 12-0, in the second period to take a 19-7 lead into intermission. Highland Park continued to pour it on with 19 third quarter points to Deerfield’s 11. The Warriors are now 5-5 for the season and 1-3 in the Central Suburban League North Division. Highland Park is 2-2 in conference play and 5-6 overall.
The Final Score: Highland Park 66, Deerfield 34
Giants Star Performers: Lena Munzer was on fire with 31 points
Warriors Star Performers: Haley Greer scored eight points and had both a rebound and a steal. Emily Karkazis added five points along with six rebounds and two steals.
Other Notable Giant Performances: Lizzy LoGrande chipped in 14 points and Tina Bernardi added 10.
Other Notable Warrior Performances: Margot Sylvan scored six points to go with a rebound and a steal. Sarah Ginn had four rebounds, two points and a steal while Liz Pavalon grabbed five rebounds
Who’s Next: The Warriors entertain Lake Forest at 7:30 p.m. Thursday. The Giants travel to Wheeling at 7:30 p.m. Thursday.
The Bottom Line: In a battle for first place in the Central Suburban League North Division, the undefeated Giants took command in the opening quarter outscoring Deerfield, 19-4, and continued the pressure in the second period to take a 38-12 halftime lead. Highland Park is now 8-6 for the season and 5-0 in league play. The Warriors fell to 5-7 for the year and 3-2 in the conference.