Harlan, Hill hold on, upset Vocational
Sean Hill made two free throws with 23 seconds to play and hit 6 of 7 from the line in the fourth quarter as Harlan held on for a 64-61 upset of visiting Vocational on Wednesday.
‘‘My team needed me, so I had to come through in the clutch,’’ Hill said. ‘‘The game is mental, so we played tough to win and move up in the Red-South.’’
Hollis Hill (16 points) pulled the No. 23 Cavaliers within a point for the third time in the final quarter, at 6261, on a jumper with 24 seconds left.
Harlan pressured Vocational into passing the ball out of bounds with four seconds left to earn the victory.
‘‘All our games are like this,’’ Harlan coach Ervin Bryant said. ‘‘This is the Red-South. It’s got to be one of the toughest conferences in the city.’’
Dondricas Kellum had 15 points and Ramone Hunter added 12 for Harlan (13-9, 5-4), which led 28-24 at the half.
Ryan Cunningham scored nine points and Khalil Valentine, RayShaun McGrew and Aaron Williams each had eight points for Vocational (19-6, 5-4).
Farragut 73, Orr 68
Demetrius Tolliver scored 16 of his 24 points in the fourth quarter and the Admirals made 16 of 23 free throws in the final period.
‘‘[Orr] kept double-teaming me, but I forced through it to get to the rim,’’ Tolliver said. ‘‘We practiced free throws all week, and I knew I had to knock them down.’’
Curtis Jones (15 points) hit a pair of free throws with 1:40 left to give Orr a 66-64 lead. But Darian Malone (16 points, five rebounds) sparked a 9-2 Farragut run with a runner with 1:18 to play.
Mycheal Henry (20 points, 13 rebounds) led Orr (16-8, 6-3 RedWest). Alphonse Matthews had 10 points for Farragut (11-10, 6-3).
Crane 63, Raby 52
Jeremy Newton (18 points), Kieran Woods (15 points, seven assists) and Aaron Richardson (12 points, 14 rebounds) led the Cougars (16-7, 5-4 Red-West).
Fremd 60, Larkin 42
Zach Monaghan (19 points, five assists), Charlie Rosenberg (11 points, six rebounds) and Quinn Williams (10 points) paced the No. 19 Vikings (17-1).
Simeon 56, Julian 42
Freshman Jabari Parker had 15 points and six rebounds and Brandon Spearman added 14 points and eight rebounds for the No. 25 Wolverines (15-7, 7-2 Red-South).
‘‘Today we shared the ball, there was no selfishness, and we played the game of basketball the way it’s supposed to be played,’’ Simeon coach Robert Smith said.
Jamari Trailer finished with 16 points and nine rebounds, and Walter Lemon and Phillip Green each added 11 points for Julian (13-8, 6-3).
Morgan Park 58, South Shore 52
Andre Hall had 30 points and Billy Garrett Jr. scored 18 points for the Mustangs (17-5, 5-4 Red-South).
Young eases into third round
Bryeasha Blair had 17 points and Linnae Harper (13 points, 11 rebounds) and Kiana Johnson (10 points) contributed as No. 2 Young (19-0) defeated visiting Curie 69-20 in the second round of the Windy City playoffs.
Fenwick 76, St. Joseph 66
Tricia Liston scored 37 points and had 10 rebounds and Sarah Williams added 14 points and six rebounds for the No. 5 Friars (20-2, 6-0 East Suburban Catholic).
CrystalCary-GroveLake45, South 42
Liz Bart scored 15 points to lead the No. 25 Trojans. Claire Jakubicek added 14 points for CaryGrove (21-2, 7-0 Fox Valley Valley).
Contributing: Clyde Travis, Ricky O’Donnell
Farragut’s Darian Malone moves to the hoop with Orr’s Curtis Jones in pursuit.