ROUNDUP: Irish win Turkey Tournament title
SENECA — Twenty-five points from All-Tournament selection Peyton Schrag led Seneca in a 76-64 victory over defending champion Illiana Christian in the championship game at the Seneca Boys Basketball Thanksgiving Turkey Tournament Saturday night.
Schrag, who was 13-for-14 from the free-throw line, was joined by teammates Jimmy David, with 21, and Conlan Callahan, with 18, in scoring in double figures in the game.
Callahan was also selected All-Tournament, while Brian Bergeson of Seneca (4-0) tied for the 10th and final spot on the team.
Hinckley-Big Rock beat Somonauk 64-41 in Saturday's third-place game. St. Anne defeated Hall 77-38 for fifth place, and in the seventh-place game, Reed-Custer (0-4) lost 85-68 to Marquette despite getting 11 points from Connor Anderson and Dalton Kinzler.
On Friday, the Fighting Irish defeated HBR 58-50 behind 14 points each from Callahan and Schrag. In other Friday games, St. Anne won 67-43 over Marquette, Somonauk downed Reed-Custer 68-56 despite the Comets getting 10 points from Tyler Schoonover and Illiana Christian defeated Hall 91-59.
On Wednesday, Callahan's 20 points led the Irish to a 50-43 win over St. Anne. HBR downed Marquette 66-42 in the other game that night.
JOLIET — Minooka defeated Joliet Central 50-40 for third place Saturday night at the Sullivan Center at the University of St. Francis.
On Friday, the Indians beat Lockport 52-41.
Route 17 Thanksgiving Classic
DWIGHT — Host Dwight lost its final game 64-29 Saturday to Paw Paw and defeated Christ the King Jesuit Prep 60-57 on Friday. Dwight's Blake Huseman was All-Tournament.
Coal City Turkey Tournament
COAL CITY — St. Bede went 3-0 for the championship, ending with a 72-43 defeat of Gardner-South Wilmington Saturday. That night, Morris was a 39-32 winner over Coal City.
On Friday, St. Bede beat Coal City 67-29 and GSW won 53-51 over Morris. On Tuesday, GSW was a 38-27 winner over Coal City.
Seneca Turkey Tournament
SENECA — Illiana Christian defeated Reed-Custer 69-56 in Saturday's championship. Seneca went 1-2 for the tournament for fourth place, losing 36-31 to Marquette Saturday and 85-29 to Reed-Custer in the championship semifinals but beating HBR 36-21 in the quarters.
Jacob Webb scored 15 points and Matt Walker 7 Monday for the host Redskins.
Coal City 60,
COAL CITY — Donjeta Shabani led a balanced Coal City (5-1, 1-0) scoring attack Monday with 13 points as Interstate Eight Conference play opened.
"We got off to a good start tonight and had positive contributions from everyone," Coal City coach Brad Schmitt said. "Defensively, we limited their looks in the first half and really pressured the ball."
AURORA — Minooka (1-4) lost its final tournament game 64-33 to Naperville North Saturday at Waubonsie Valley. Larissa McLemen had 10 points, Kayla Finch 7 and Erin Heide 6 for the Indians.
Sydney Arlis scored 11 points and McLemen added 9, but Minooka lost 42-40 to West Aurora Friday at West Aurora.
AURORA — Abbie Hoeg scored 14 points and Taylor Prieboy 10 as the Indians (5-0) clinched the championship with a 45-26 win over Naperville North Friday at Waubonsie Valley.
Hoeg's 12 points led Minooka in a 38-28 win over West Aurora Friday.