The T.F. North and T.F. South boys basketball teams both picked up thrilling road wins Tuesday.
T.F. North beat Evergreen Park 53-51 in double overtime, while T.F. South outlasted Eisenhower 102-92.
T.F. North missed 18 free throws, but hung on for the win over the Mustangs in a South Suburban crossover game.
"We missed too many of those and some easy layups," North coach Tim Bankston said. "We blew a 13-point lead (after three quarters), but the kids hung on, and we got a win."
Sadiq Salisu hit a big 3-pointer to put the Meteors ahead for good. He and Jalen Tribble had 12 points each for the Meteors (2-0, 2-0 SSC Blue). Three North players fouled out. Bankston said Jahari Reeder came off the bench to give North a defensive spark.
Donald Stone had the hot hand again for the Rebels.
After scoring 24 points and hitting the game-winning shot Friday against Evergreen Park, T.F. South's Donald Stone had 41 points and 11 rebounds for the Rebels (2-4, 2-0 SSC Blue).
Stone made 18 field goals and hit all five of his free-throw attempts. Brandon Johnson had 14 points for the Rebels. Brandon Murdock scored 12 points, and Wednell Daniels had 10. Ronald Ryan handed out eight assists.
Crete-Monee 49, Thornridge 48: The Falcons (1-5) missed a three-quarter court 3-pointer as time expired, and the Warriors (4-2) came away with the win.
Tyler Williams scored 23 points, and Bobbie Parker grabbed nine rebounds.
The Falcons were led by Darrion Robinson's 20 points.
Mount Carmel 47, Providence 38: David Nichols scored 14 points to lead the Times No. 2 Caravan (6-1, 2-0) past the Celtics in the Catholic League North.
Montana Byrd added 13 points, while Gabriel Grant chipped in 11.
St. Ignatius 61, Seton Academy 43: Christopher Seaton and Eron Evans had 12 points each, but the Sting (3-4, 0-2) fell to the Wolfpack in the Catholic League South.
Reavis 1,773, T.F. North 1,587: Avery Manuel had a high game and series of 187 and 359 for the Meteors, but the Rams won.
Kenneth Bowie rolled a 343 series.
T.F. South 1,976, Argo 1,920: Andrew Johnson rolled a high game of 267, ending with a two-game series of 432 for the Rebels (10-1).
Teammate Taveon Roberson bowled a 429 series.