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H.S. Boys Basketball: Joliet West handily defeats Lockport

Alex Ortiz | 12/13/2016, 9:36 p.m.
The Joliet West Tigers (8-0) continued their roll to start the season with a 74-45 win against Lockport at home ...
Joliet West forward Charles McKinney hits a three pointer during his team's 74-45 win over Lockport on Tuesday Dec. 13 to remain undefeated at 8-0. Photo by Alex Ortiz

JOLIET - The Joliet West Tigers (8-0) continued their roll to start the season with a 74-45 win against Lockport at home on Tuesday night.

Early on, Joliet West missed a couple of good chances and turned the ball over uncharacteristically, but still led 20-10 in the first quarter.

Then senior guard Trevian Bell took over.

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Boy's Basketball: Joliet West beats Lockport

The Drake University commit shot four threes and dunked hard scoring 26 points on the Porters pacing his team to another decisive victory. Senior guard Teyvion Kirk had 15 points.

Next up, the Tigers take on Plainfield South in conference play on Friday, Dec. 16 at 6:30.

In other news, Joliet West also earned the No. 3 seed for the Pontiac Holiday Tournament Dec. 28-30 behind Chicago teams Curie and Simeon in a loaded field.

Other local basketball scores:

Boys

Joliet Central 59, Oswego 48

Girls

Bolingbrook 53, Lockport 21

Minooka 54, Plainfield East 47

Plainfield South 32, Joliet Catholic 27