TUESDAY ROUNDUP: Ottawa, Seneca, Serena all drop tournament contests

TUESDAY ROUNDUP: Ottawa, Seneca, Serena all drop tournament contests

BOYS BASKETBALL

Marengo 57, Ottawa 39

OTTAWA – At the Dean Riley Tournament, Ottawa allowed 22 straight points over more than eight minutes in the first half, and shot just 14 percent (3 of 21) before halftime.

Drew Kaufman led the Pirates (1-1) with 11 points and eight rebounds. Anthony Cooper added seven points, three assists and four steals in the loss.

Ottawa plays Metamora (2-0) on Friday at 7 p.m. The Redbirds defeated Dixon, 46-31.

The other Dean Riley game had Oak Forest over Pontiac, 66-33.

Herscher 41, Seneca 30

SENECA – At the Seneca Turkey Tournament, the Fighting Irish were limited to only 10 points and three field goals after halftime in a season-opening loss.

Ben Krause and Chase Hauch each tallied nine points for Seneca (0-1). Trey Hauch added eight points in the loss.

Seneca returns to action against St. Anne tonight at 7 p.m.

Earlier, Hall (2-0) routed Mendota (0-2), 63-24. Newark (2-0) held off Reed-Custer (0-2) in the middle game, 54-39.

Morris 62, Serena 46

COAL CITY – At the Thanksgiving Tip-Off, Tony Pusateri had 14 points and Connor Baker added 13 points for the Huskers (0-2).

Serena concludes pool play Friday against Gardner-South Wilmington at 5:30 p.m.

GIRLS BASKETBALL

Reed-Custer 38, Serena 36

BRAIDWOOD – Taylor Staton tallied 14 points and 12 rebounds for the Lady Huskers (2-2). Katie Baker (three steals, four assists) and Elly Kuhn (three steals) each added seven points in the defeat.

WRESTLING

Seneca sweeps season-opening triangular

AMBOY – Seneca opened the season with a 66-6 rout of Amboy, getting pins from Luke Sangston, Dominick Griffin, Owen Feiner, Joey Hatz, Isaac Marques, Nathan Elliott and Logan Tondini. Each Seneca victory was by pinfall or forfeit.

The Fighting Irish (2-0) followed with a 48-6 win over Mendota. Cody Carvell, Brett Yegge and Bryan Hernandez scored pins for Seneca, with the other wins for Seneca coming by forfeit.

Saint Bede competes in quad

UNDATED – The Bruins recorded a 54-17 win over Princeton, with Ethan Fleming, Nick Lough, Peter Sampson, Brady Hurst, Noah Setser and Beau Bonnell earning wins by pinfall. Jim Sanchez and Dominic Bima also added victories on the mat for Saint Bede.

The Bruins lost their final two duals to Tremont (62-12) and Peoria Notre Dame (38-33). Lough added a pinfall win and a decision victory, while Bonnell scored a pin over Notre Dame.

SOPHOMORE BOYS BASKETBALL

Ottawa 50, Dixon 36

OTTAWA – At the Dean Riley Tournament on Monday, Ottawa (1-0) won its opener with Brayden Miller and Luke Cushing leading the way with 14 points apiece. Damon Bailey added eight points in the win.

FRESHMAN BOYS BASKETBALL

Streator 44, Marquette 38

UNDATED – Tom Durdan led Marquette (0-2) with 19 points, four rebounds and four assists. Caden Eller added six points and seven rebounds.

GRADE SCHOOL BOYS BASKETBALL

Shepherd splits with Northlawn

UNDATED – The Rams’ seventh-graders claimed a 36-13 win behind 19 points from Julian Alexander. Tristan Finley added six points for Shepherd (7-1).

The Shepherd 8’s dropped a 48-32 contest. Drake Kaufman, Alex Billings and James Harrell all tallied five points for the Rams (5-2).

Marquette 8’s win two

UNDATED – Marquette claimed a 56-40 win over Waltham, with Charlie Mullen pouring in 26 points. Peter McGrath added 13 points and Carson Zellers finished with seven for the Knights.

Monday night, Marquette knocked off Holy Cross, 48-25. Zellers had 16 points, McGrath contributed 11 points and Mullen finished with nine points.

Marquette 7’s fall at Waltham

UNDATED – The Knights fell by a 38-21 margin despite 13 points from Aric Threadgill.