Brooke Green’s shooting keys Lake Forest win over Warren

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Success in basketball is often a function of combining strong play inside and out. The Lake Forest girls basketball team continues to master those principals.

On Saturday against Warren, the Scouts had one player — senior Brooke Green — adept at outside shooting. Her 7-for-8 shooting in the first half jumpstarted the Scouts. Then, when armed with a second half lead, Green fed passes inside to senior center Grace Torkelson, who converted for easy baskets. The Blue Devils had no answer for the combination, and the Scouts cruised to a 49-37 victory.

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Shortly after 11 p.m., the university said police were on scene near 70 Arts Circle Drive investigating reports of an active threat. About 11:44, police issued an all clear, saying no one had been shot.
Police said the victims, including a 14-year-old boy, were inside a home in the 8000 block of South Vincennes Avenue in Chatham about 7:33 p.m. when two men entered and shot them.
Jashawn Forest, 20, was identified by the Cook County Medical Examiner’s Office, which ruled his death a homicide.
Rather than seeing his players give in to the growing adversity, coach Billy Donovan watched them turn the second half into a brawl — and eventually a win.