The Final Score: Evanston 46, Deerfield 42
Warriors Star Performers: Eric Porter scored 14 points and dished out an assist while Michael Alfieri added 12 points, nine rebounds, two assists and a pair of steals.
Who’s Next: The Warriors meet McHenry at 6 p.m. Monday in the opening round of the Deerfield Regional.
The Bottom Line: The game remained close throughout as the Wildkits took a 12-8 lead at the end of the first quarter and Deerfield battled back to tie the score at 20 all by halftime. Evanston built a two point lead by the end of the third quarter, 31-29, and added two points to that edge in the fourth.
The Final Score: Deerfield finished fifth out of six teams in an elite field, according to Coach Jeremy Kauffman.
Warriors Star Performers: Alex Gold won the 1660 run while Dominick Dibenedetto took second in the shot put and Brett Freedberg did the same in the pole vault.
Other Notable Warrior Performance: Matt Gibson placed third in the pole vault with Aaron Horwitz fourth. Conor Oriot added a fourth place finish in the long jump while fifth spots went to Shai Farhi in the 1660 and Jack Sherman in the triple jump.
Who’s Next: The Warriors compete at the Maine East Invitational at 8 a.m. March 2.