Third quarter carries Barrington past Libertyville

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Barrington 65, Libertyville 41

THE SKINNY

In the season-opening game for both teams, the Fillies (1-0) showed more polish and less rust than Libertyville (0-1). This was the first of a tripleheader Thursday night at Buffalo Grove, part of the Bison Classic, which will be played over five days.

TURNING POINT

Barrington took control of the game in the second quarter, going into the break leading 35-24. But in the third quarter, the Fillies dominated offensively and defensively. Libertyville managed just four points in the quarter while Barrington scored 18.

THE STAR

Angie Kirchoff. The Fillies’ senior guard led the team with 21 points, spurning Barrington’s 18-4 third-quarter run with three 3-pointers. She finished with four baskets from beyond the arc.

BY THE NUMBERS

Sophomore Megan Talbot balanced the Fillies’ offense with a strong inside game, scoring 15 points. Freshman Claire Keefe led the Wildcats with 13 points.

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“Defensively we really shut them down in the third quarter. Offensively, I liked the way we worked. Talbott had some big time buckets. [Senior guard Aoife] Callanan’s defense at times was very strong. I was really happy with the overall team effort.” — Fillies coach Babbi Barreiro

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