Princeton wins battle of Tigers at Sherrard
The Princeton sophomores and varsity made it a clean sweep Friday night at Sherrard.
In the big show, Princeton (5-20) won the battle of the Tigers 71-46. Princeton had a well-balanced attack with four each double figures — 19 points for Garrett Duffin, 16 for Brenton Schmidt, 12 for Tyler Clark and 10 for Zach Hicks.
“It was nice to see us come out and play well for 4 quarters. Nice win I am happy for the kids as they continue to work hard,” PHS coach Jesse Brandt said.
While making just 57.7 percent from the free-throw line, Princeton was 35.3 percent on threes (6 of 17) and 44.6 percent overall from the field (25 of 66).
The sophomore contest went to Princeton 56-46. Jake Reinhardt led the Kittens (17-7, 9-2) with 18 points, and Skye Behrends added 13.
PHS returns home Tuesday to face No. 1-ranked and undefeated Rockridge.
Bureau Valley 68, Riverdale 55: The Storm led 29-21 at the half, then pulled away by outscoring the Rams 23-13 in the third quarter Friday.
Parker Neuhalfen led Bureau Valley (18-9, 10-2) with 24 points, and Tommy Johnston added 14 points.
Mendota 66, Stillman Valley 43: James Carroll went over the 1,000 career scoring mark, leading the Trojans (18-7, 6-3) to victory Friday with 29 points.
Henry 64, Athens 52: The Mallards flew away with a big victory in the Coaches for Cancer Shootout in Riverton Saturday night. Jake Schlosser and Jake Condit each had 18 points, and Devin Gueide added 16 for the Mallards (19-4).
The Mallards beat Streator Woodland 79-46. Nathan Helle had 23 points.
Kishwaukee 98, IVCC 48 (women): St. Bede product Kayla MacDavitt led the Lady Eagles with 14 points in defeat Saturday. Princeton’s C.J. Rhodes added eight points. Kish dumped in 13, three-point baskets.
Kishwaukee 96, IVCC 65 (men): Torrance Johnson had 19 points, and Ross Arteaga added 15 for the Eagles.