TUESDAY ROUNDUP: Marquette holds off Saint Bede to win season opener

TUESDAY ROUNDUP: Marquette holds off Saint Bede to win season opener

BOYS BASKETBALL

Marquette 58, Saint Bede 53

PERU – The Crusaders (1-0), who never trailed, led 36-21 early in the second half before the Bruins (2-3) mounted a comeback, but the hosts never got closer than three points.

Caleb Boucher scored 13 points to lead four Crusaders in double figures. Logan Nelson and Lucas Hoffman each added 12 points, and Sean Kissel tallied 11 points.

Paul Hart poured in a game-high 23 points for the Bruins. Gunar Jouch added 12 points.

Marquette limited Saint Bede to 32 percent (18 of 57) from the field, including 4 of 24 on 3-point attempts.

Serena wins at home

Seneca holds off Morris

Other local Tuesday results:

La Salle-Peru 65, DePue 37
Princeton 76, Mendota 36

GIRLS BASKETBALL

Ottawa 33, Morris 26

OTTAWA – Regan O’Fallon finished with a game-high 10 points and five rebounds for the Lady Pirates (4-2, 1-0). Maddie Carroll added nine points and five rebounds as Ottawa snapped a two-game skid.

Mackenzie Lind led Morris (4-3, 0-1) with nine points.

Seneca 42, Reed-Custer 36

SENECA – Cassidy Draves had 11 points, while Brooklyn Giertz and Mara Bruno added nine points apiece for the Lady Irish (3-2).

Seneca won the JV contest, 30-25, behind 10 points from Kennedy Hartwig and nine points from Zoe Hougas.

Streator earns road win

Other local Tuesday results:

Mendota 43, Putnam County 33

GIRLS BOWLING

DeKalb 2,610, Ottawa 2,302

DEKALB – At Mardi Gras Lanes, McKenzie Lewis rolled a 569 series including games of 190 and 195 for Ottawa. Michaela Boaz rolled a 164 on the way to a 545 series.

MEN’S COLLEGE BASKETBALL

IVCC falls to McHenry