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Prep roundup: Seneca girls in good position at St. Bede Tournament

PERU – The Seneca girls picked up a pair of wins at the St. Bede Holiday Tournament over the weekend, beating St. Bede and Princeton.

Seneca 30,

St. Bede 27

Anna Baker scored 11 points and Danielle Hauch had nine points and six rebounds in the win.

Seneca 51,

Princeton 26

Jacey Lamboley had 15 points and four rebounds in the win for the Lady Irish.

Seneca 52,

Wilmington 25

Before heading to St. Bede, Seneca beat Wilmington in Interstate Eight Conference plat by 27 points.

“We had some great looks tonight,” Seneca coach Barb Beck said. “Got off to a quick start and kept a good pace all night.”

Mallory Misener had 16 points for Seneca while Hauch added 15 points and Lamboley 10 points.

Coal City 51,

GSW 16

Nine different girls scored for Coal City in the nonconference win.

Brittany Jezik and Nicole Borgetti had nine points each for the Coalers. Emily Halliday and Britta Spelde had eight points each.

“We got off to a good start tonight and took advantage of some easy baskets in transition,” Coal City coach Brad Schmitt said. “Defensively we did a good job of applying pressure throughout the night.”

Maranda Residori had eight points for the Panthers.

Clifton Central 48,

GSW 35

Breann Fisher had seven points and seven rebounds in the loss. 

Lexi Posing added 12 points and four rebounds.

GSW 47,

Tri-Point 38

Posing had a double-double with 15 points and 10 rebounds for GSW. Fisher had 11 points and Taylor Speed had eight rebounds.

Plano 51,

Dwight 32

Alyson Wiemlken had nine points and nine rebounds in the loss. Rachel Dawson had seven points and four rebounds.


Coal City 57,

Sandwich 50

The Coalers improved to 6-0 on the season with the Interstate Eight Conference win over the Indians.

Nick Peters had 24 points and nine rebounds in the win. Lane Cowherd added 15 points.

“We got into some foul trouble early, but came out in the second half and played a little more disciplined,” Coal City coach Brad Boresi said. “Lane and Nick had huge games for us.”

Seneca 59,

Wilmington 31

“We started off pretty slow but then got going in the second half,” Seneca coach Russell Witte said. “Alex Bott did a great job of getting to the rim.”

Bott ended up with 13 points for the Irish.

St. Anne 62,

GSW 46

Kyle Robison had 16 points in the River Valley Conference loss while Tristan Noonan and Brendan Elens had 10 points apiece.

“St. Anne really pounded the offensive glass hard and I think that really was the difference in the game,” GSW coach Chris Gibson said.

“I give our kids a lot of credit. We were down 11-0 and fought back to make it just a 6-point game at halftime.”

Reed-Custer 80,

Peotone 79

Travis Schoonover had 25 points and Mason Dransfeldt had 10 in the win.

“We played tremendously hard,” R-C coach Mark Porter said. “We played and shot well early.”

Plano 63,

Dwight 54

Caleb Boma had 17 points in the loss for the Trojans.

“We took a four-point lead early in the fourth quarter but could not hold on,” Dwight coach Eric Long said. “Overall, I thought this was a step forward tonight.”

Families of Faith 62,

City Baptist 34

Josiah Blan had 21 points while Cody Blan and Vincent Dorantes had 10 points each in the win.

Minooka 3,168,

Plainfield South 2,682

For the Indians, Kayley Windbiel rolled a 639, Emily Koulis had a 662, Nora Russell had a 662 and Lexi Jones had a 619.


DeKalb 44,

Morris 21

In Northern Illinois Big 12 East action, the Barbs got the dual win.

“We just got bested by a better team,” Morris coach Jon Lanning said.

Getting wins for Morris were: Tony Menozi at 106 pounds (8-5 decision); Andrew Smith at 113 pounds (fall; 2:26); Kenny Baldridge at 132 pounds (fall; 3:30); Dalton Ness at 220 pounds (4-3 decision) and Andrew Faught at 285 pounds (6-3 decision).

“We finished strong with two nice wins by Ness and Fought,” Lanning said. “To this point I am very impressed with  those two.”


Hufford 48,

Shabbona 42

Nathan Wantland had 16 points and Blake Breyman and Aurelius Lennon Rios had nine points each in the loss.

GSW 40,

MVK 18

For MVK, Logan Vandenberg had six points and eight rebounds in the loss.

In the seventh-grade game, MVK won 35-24 behind 14 points by Brody Baudino.



Coal City 37,

Bradley 29

Nolan O’Keefe scored 11 points and Keegan Gagliardo had 10 points in the win

Coal City 26,

Seneca 25

Gagliardo had 13 points in the win.

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