Lauren Lacey, a 6-foot-2 forward from Marian Catholic (IL), scored 39 points to lead all scorers in a 69-30 win over Shepard. On Tuesday, Marian Catholic began the season with a 45-29 win over No. 16 Lincoln-Way East. Lacey led all scorers with 18 points.
Carpice Smith, a 6-foot-2 forward from No. 5 Trinity (IL), led her team with 23 points as they knocked off No. 8 Buffalo Grove (IL) 67-63. The Buffalo Grove game was a must win to restore the confidence of a team beaten in its season opener on Tuesday. Smith scored 22 points and added four rebounds in the 58-53 loss to No. 18 Maine West.
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