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Glenbrook North dismantles Maine East

01/11/2013, 10:50pm CST
By Mark Perlman

Glenbrook North went for the shutout, jumping out to a 27-0 lead over Maine East, but settled for a 60-17 win Friday night.

Andrew McAuliffe of Glenbrook North dunks the ball against Maine East.

Glenbrook North led 27-0 after one quarter in Northbrook en route to a 60-17 victory over Maine East, Friday night in a Central Suburban North conference game.

“We came out and played with great offensive intensity,” Spartans coach David Weber said.

Glenbrook North’s 6-8 center, Andrew McAuliffe had 10 (5-5 field goals) of his game-high 16 points in the first quarter, as the Spartans (8-7, 4-1) were 11-15 from the field in the first quarter.

“We put them away right from the start, and we kept pushing it,” McAuliffe said.

Maine East (5-10, 1-4) had nine turnovers and were 0-6 from the field in the opening eight minutes. The Blue Demons scored their first points of the game with 6:23 left in the second quarter on a driving layup by Travon Jones to make the score 29-2.

Leading 39-4 at halftime, the Spartans open the third quarter with six straights points as the lead ballooned to 45-4.

Kurt Karis and Jason Markus had 8 points apiece for Glenbrook North. Marco Protic came off the bench to lead Maine East with 8 points and 7 rebounds. Maine East finished with 24 turnovers, while Glenbrook North had 11.

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