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Kewanee tops Putnam County

Kewanee upended defending champ Putnam County 84-69 for Monday’s championship of the Marseilles Holiday Tournament.

Tournament MVP Donovan Oliver led the Boilermakers to fifth with 25 points, 19 coming in the first half to stake Kewanee to a 37-25 lead.

PC’s Harold Fay scored 28 points before fouling out with just under four minutes to play. Austin Biagini added 14 points, he too fouling out.

Ottawa repeats at Plano

Ottawa 68, Morris 50: The Pirates became just the fourth team to repeat as champions of the Plano Christmas Classic, downing the Redskins in Monday’s title game.

• Yorkville defeated Princeton 40-29 in Monday’s third-place game of the sophomore tournament at Plano. Jake Reinhardt led the Kittens with 15 points.

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Princeton went 2-2 in the L-P Freshmen Boys Tourney, placing sixth.

On Monday, the Tigers lost to Mendota 60-43 with Jake Farraher scoring 17 points and Luke Schultz 11, PHS beat Hall 52-43, led by Colton Youngren’s 27 points.

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