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Sports update

All games at the Boys Tri-County Conference Tournament at Putnam County High School have been cancelled for Monday night The status of the tournament to resume Tuesday evening will be re-evaluated tomorrow pending approval by Jay McCracken, Superintendent at Putnam County Schools. 

Also canceled Monday and postponed to Tuesday is the Princeton at Hall girls basketball game.


The Hall Lady devils broke open a 14-12 first half game, outscoring host Princeton 26-14 in the second half for a 40-26 win at Prouty Gym Saturday night.

Becca Herrmann and Brenna Faletti each scored 12 points for Hall.

Michaela Strom had eight points, Brianna Barajas six and Steph Farrell five for PHS, which lost senior center Zoe Mead to an ankle injury in the first minute of the game.

At Kewanee: The host Boilermakers swept all three levels of play Saturday, winning the varsity contest 76-52, the sophomores 60-57 as well as the freshmen.

Garrett Duffin had 23 points for the Tiger varsity (4-16). Jake Reinhardt had the hot hand in the sophomore game with 31 points for the Kittens.


The Princeton Tigers defeated Orion for the second time this season, posting a 45-39 win at Prouty Gym Friday night. Garrett Duffin led the Tigers (4-15) with 23 points.

PHS won the sophomore game 55-34. Jake Reinhardt had 23 points.

Hall had a home game turned into a road game, but played host Kewanee to a 69-65 defeat Friday. The venue was switched to Kewanee due to failure of the boilers at Hall High School.

Miguel Villareal had 17 points and Collin Aimone 14 for the Red Devils.

Hall won the sophomore contest 65-59.

In other area varsity boys action, Henry beat Roanoke-Benson 64-55, Ottawa beat L-P 65-56 and Putnam County beat Lowpoint-Washburn.

The Amboy/Breau Valley, the Winnebago/Mendota and the DePue/Marquette games were all canceled due to the weather.

Girls basketball

St. Bede 52, Princeton 22: The Lady Bruins broke open a close game early (13-8 first quarter) in a big way, taking a 28-14 halftime and outscoring the Tigresses 24-8 in the second half. Raley Mauck led St. Bede with 10 points and Laura Sickley added nine.

St. Bede made six threes on the night, two eacy by Sickley and Mauck, and sank 8 of 12 free throws. Princeton, which did not shoot a single free throw, had three players with six points - Brianna Barajas, Michaela Strom and Taylor Clark.

St. Bede won the soph prelim on a three-pointer at the buzzer by Julia Pohar.

The Ottawa girls beat L-P 50-34.

Riverdale 53, Bureau Valley 45: Irini Petros  had 12 points and Helena Osk Arnadottir and Darcy Kepner had nine each in defeat for the Storm on the road Friday.


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