Prep roundup: Seneca girls in good position at St. Bede Tournament
PERU – The Seneca girls picked up a pair of wins at the St. Bede Holiday Tournament over the weekend, beating St. Bede and Princeton.
St. Bede 27
Anna Baker scored 11 points and Danielle Hauch had nine points and six rebounds in the win.
Jacey Lamboley had 15 points and four rebounds in the win for the Lady Irish.
Before heading to St. Bede, Seneca beat Wilmington in Interstate Eight Conference plat by 27 points.
“We had some great looks tonight,” Seneca coach Barb Beck said. “Got off to a quick start and kept a good pace all night.”
Mallory Misener had 16 points for Seneca while Hauch added 15 points and Lamboley 10 points.
Coal City 51,
Nine different girls scored for Coal City in the nonconference win.
Brittany Jezik and Nicole Borgetti had nine points each for the Coalers. Emily Halliday and Britta Spelde had eight points each.
“We got off to a good start tonight and took advantage of some easy baskets in transition,” Coal City coach Brad Schmitt said. “Defensively we did a good job of applying pressure throughout the night.”
Maranda Residori had eight points for the Panthers.
Clifton Central 48,
Breann Fisher had seven points and seven rebounds in the loss.
Lexi Posing added 12 points and four rebounds.
Posing had a double-double with 15 points and 10 rebounds for GSW. Fisher had 11 points and Taylor Speed had eight rebounds.
Alyson Wiemlken had nine points and nine rebounds in the loss. Rachel Dawson had seven points and four rebounds.
Coal City 57,
The Coalers improved to 6-0 on the season with the Interstate Eight Conference win over the Indians.
Nick Peters had 24 points and nine rebounds in the win. Lane Cowherd added 15 points.
“We got into some foul trouble early, but came out in the second half and played a little more disciplined,” Coal City coach Brad Boresi said. “Lane and Nick had huge games for us.”
“We started off pretty slow but then got going in the second half,” Seneca coach Russell Witte said. “Alex Bott did a great job of getting to the rim.”
Bott ended up with 13 points for the Irish.
St. Anne 62,
Kyle Robison had 16 points in the River Valley Conference loss while Tristan Noonan and Brendan Elens had 10 points apiece.
“St. Anne really pounded the offensive glass hard and I think that really was the difference in the game,” GSW coach Chris Gibson said.
“I give our kids a lot of credit. We were down 11-0 and fought back to make it just a 6-point game at halftime.”
Travis Schoonover had 25 points and Mason Dransfeldt had 10 in the win.
“We played tremendously hard,” R-C coach Mark Porter said. “We played and shot well early.”
Caleb Boma had 17 points in the loss for the Trojans.
“We took a four-point lead early in the fourth quarter but could not hold on,” Dwight coach Eric Long said. “Overall, I thought this was a step forward tonight.”
Families of Faith 62,
City Baptist 34
Josiah Blan had 21 points while Cody Blan and Vincent Dorantes had 10 points each in the win.
Plainfield South 2,682
For the Indians, Kayley Windbiel rolled a 639, Emily Koulis had a 662, Nora Russell had a 662 and Lexi Jones had a 619.
In Northern Illinois Big 12 East action, the Barbs got the dual win.
“We just got bested by a better team,” Morris coach Jon Lanning said.
Getting wins for Morris were: Tony Menozi at 106 pounds (8-5 decision); Andrew Smith at 113 pounds (fall; 2:26); Kenny Baldridge at 132 pounds (fall; 3:30); Dalton Ness at 220 pounds (4-3 decision) and Andrew Faught at 285 pounds (6-3 decision).
“We finished strong with two nice wins by Ness and Fought,” Lanning said. “To this point I am very impressed with those two.”
Nathan Wantland had 16 points and Blake Breyman and Aurelius Lennon Rios had nine points each in the loss.
For MVK, Logan Vandenberg had six points and eight rebounds in the loss.
In the seventh-grade game, MVK won 35-24 behind 14 points by Brody Baudino.
Coal City 37,
Nolan O’Keefe scored 11 points and Keegan Gagliardo had 10 points in the win
Coal City 26,
Gagliardo had 13 points in the win.