New Trier overcomes early deficit to beat Glenbrook South

New Trier 43, Glenbrook South 37

THE SKINNY

The New Trier girls basketball team had a scare in the first half against Glenbrook South, but the Trevians settled down at halftime and improved to a perfect 17-0 (5-0 CSL South) on the year.

TURNING POINT

Glenbrook South held a 12-4 lead at the end of the first quarter, but New Trier went on a 15-1 run over the next 10 minutes of game time to take a six-point lead. Glenbrook South never trailed by more than 10, but the Titans did not take a lead the rest of the game.

THE STARS

For New Trier, sophomore Jeannie Boehm finished with 12 points, six rebounds and four blocks and junior Jackie Welch added 12 points — all in the second half. For Glenbrook South, freshman point guard Carie Weinman had nine points and six rebounds.

BY THE NUMBERS

The two teams combined for 46 turnovers with 26 coming in the first half. New Trier had 26 total, while Glenbrook South had 20 in the game.

QUOTABLE/BREAKING IT DOWN

“In the first half they flustered us. We had to calm down and slow down. We came out really quick, and it took us a while to settle down.” — Welch

 

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About Jakub Rudnik

DePaul Journalism graduate student and Alma College alumni.