KHS boys stops Sycamore, topped by Yorkville
The Kaneland boys basketball team had a difficult first quarter before righting the ship in their last meeting with the Yorkville Foxes, but the most recent meeting on Friday had the host Foxes handing the Knights a 46-35 loss.
On Saturday, Kaneland was the beneficiary of a 27-point performance from center Dave Dudzinski in a 47-42 beating of visiting Sycamore.
After the weekend split, KHS is at 13-8 (5-6 Western Sun Conference).
Dudzinski led the Knights with 10 points against Yorkville, helped by 6-for-6 foul shooting. On the whole, Kaneland was just 12-for-22 from the charity stripe.
Kaneland led 13-9 after one, but fell behind 21-17 at the half.
Yorkville widened the gap in the third and found itself ahead 36-25 before maintaining the lead until the final buzzer.
Against the Spartans, Kaneland led 16-6 after one, while Sycamore closed within 28-20 at the halftime buzzer. While Sycamore managed to close the margin further at 37-31 after three, Dudzinski and the Knights held firm with the final five-point margin.
The Knights visit Sycamore on Friday, Feb. 13.
Photo: Knight cager Taylor Andrews tries making the best of a shot opportunity during Fridayâ€™s 46-35 loss at Yorkville. Photo by Ben Draper