Kankakee improved to 9-4 overall this season with a decisive 67-34 win against Joliet Catholic on Tuesday.

Keshauna Pitts led all scorers with 13 points. Jennifer Sotello scored 11 points to go with five assists, five rebounds and five steals. Kae'La Jackson added 10 points and six boards in the victory.

Beecher 32, Peotone 27

The Bobcats came out of their holiday break with a huge win against Peotone.

Kaylie Sippel led Beecher (8-8) with 10 points. Yadira Barraza knocked down a trio of 3-pointers and finished with nine points, and Cierra Welch added eight points in the win.

Josie Graffeo led Peotone (11-4) with 11 points in the loss. Mae Graffeo scored eight and grabbed nine rebounds.

Dwight 63, Paw Paw 44

The Trojans opened the Leland-Earlville Christmas Tournament with an aggressive win against Paw Paw.

Mel Stewart led the way for Dwight with 21 points and seven rebounds, and Kayla Kodat scored 12. Leah Flynn added eight points and 10 rebounds, and Lucy Rieke scored eight points and nine boards.

The win improves Dwight's season standing to 6-5.

Plainfield South 63, Gardner-South Wilmington 33

The Panthers struggled to keep pace with Plainfield South and took a one-sided loss.

Kaylee Steichen and Kaitlynn Kavanaugh each scored nine points for G-SW in the loss, and Paige Patterson added seven. The Panthers are 10-5 overall on the season.

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