Tuesday’s Local Roundup: Crusaders in a Thriller

Tuesday’s Local Roundup: Crusaders in a Thriller

Boys Basketball

Marquette defeated Earlville 55 to 54 in OT.

  • Nick Melvin led the Crusaders with 16pts and Landon Larkin had 25pts in Earlville’s effort.

Ottawa  defeated the Princeton  75 to 51

  • Myles Tucker led the way with 30pts (his 3rd straight game with 30 plus pts in a game)
  • Anthony Cooper added 15 pts and Zach Vogel with 10pts.

Also in boys basketball

Seneca Knocked off Newark 43 to  41 in overtime

Morris defeated Pontiac 48 -45

Putnam County lost to Eureka 79 – 50

Seneca out Scored Newark 43 – 41

St Bede Defeated Erie Prophetstown 52 – 49

Streator earned a W in the win column over Herscher 64 -53

Girls basketball

Ottawa hold on to defeat La Salle-Peru, 33-31

  • Reagan O’Fallon finished with 17 points and 12 rebounds for Ottawa

Morris lost to Plano 43 – 30

Winnebago were winners over Mendota 53 – 41


The Ottawa Boys finished 3rd in Interstate Eight Conference Meet

The Lady Bulldogs were beaten by the Lady Cavaliers.

  • For Streator, Gabby Pickens had a 481 series
  • Felicity Kruger bowled a 173 game.

JV boys basketball

Ottawa 53, Princeton 46

Streator 45, Herscher 39

Freshman boys basketball

Marquette 62, Indian Creek 6