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Tigers, Bruins drop openers at Plano

Published: Wednesday, Dec. 25, 2013 3:15 p.m. CDT
(BCR photo/Charlie Waca)
Princeton’s Zach Friel goes up for two in tournament action at Plano Monday.

Princeton and St. Bede dropped their openers in the Plano Christmas Classic.

The Tigers fell to the host Plano Reapers 66-43 Monday evening. The Reapers took an 18-8 first-quarter lead and never looked back, holding a 35-21 lead at the half.

PHS got eight points from Garrett Duffin and seven each from Zach Hicks and Tyler Clark.

The Tigers (2-6) will return to action at 6:30 p.m. Thursday vs. Indian Creek.

• St. Bede went down in defeat 47-41 to Somonauk. The Bobcats made a 14-7 first-quarter lead hold up.

Guards Jarrett Olson (14) and Jack Brady (11) combined for 25 points for the Bruins.

St. Bede will face Streator at 8 p.m. Thursday back at Plano.

• Mendota cruised to a 77-42 win over Wilmington Monday. The Trojans will face the Seneca Irish at 12:30 p.m. Thursday.

• The Princeton sophomores beat Sandwich 51-34 in its opening game Monday. The Kittens, who are the No. 2 seed, will play Plano at 11:30 a.m. Friday.

Jake Reinhardt had 25 points on 8 of 12 shooting. Skye Behrends added 12 points.

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