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The Journal Gazette

Saturday, November 04, 2017 1:00 am

High School Basketball

Barons senior scores 53 in win

Journal Gazette

DeKalb senior Leigha Brown scored 53 points in the Barons' 73-61 home victory over Lakeland on Friday.

Brown, a University of Nebraska commit, shot 16 of 28 from the field, 2 of 3 on 3-pointers, and 19 of 21 from the free-throw line and also added 24 rebounds, four assists and five steals.

Teammate sophomore Addison Ruby added 14 points on 6 of 13 shooting as DeKalb improved to 2-0.

NORTH SIDE 46, WHITKO 42: At North Side, Ja'Shanek Brooks led the Legends with 18 points, Chanel Tyra added 11 and Nya Coleman had 10 as the program won its season opener for the first time since 2006.

CANTERBURY 54, WAYNE 21: At Canterbury, the Cavaliers outscored the Generals 31-5 in the second half. Alaina Rongos led Canterbury with 19 points in its season opener and Sydney Hearn added 10. Mya Jackson scored 12 for the Generals (0-1).

LEO 50, HERITAGE 21: At Leo, Sophia Pierce led the Lions with 19 points in their season opener, and Brooke Smith had a team-high eight rebounds and four blocks.

Karlee Fackler scored 10 for the Patriots (0-2).

EASTSIDE 54, FREMONT 35: At Eastside, Lindsey Beard led the Blazers (1-0) with 13 points, and Raegan Johnson and Olivia Yoder each added nine.

Samantha Kuhn led the Eagles (0-1) with nine points.