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Seneca beats Lisle in boys hoops to lock up league title

Published: Thursday, Feb. 20, 2014 8:30 p.m. CDT

In area boys basketball action in recent days, Seneca defeated Lisle to claim sole possession of the Interstate Eight Conference title.

Seneca 69,

Lisle 48

In a makeup game from mid-January, the Fighting Irish came away with the Interstate Eight Conference victory to clinch the league title outright.

“A very physical game. ... Lisle played hard but the boys kept their composure and continued to attack the rim,” Seneca coach Russell Witte said.

Carter Gallick led the Irish with 21 points against the Lions. Conlan Callahan added 18 and Alex Bott had 12.

GSW 34,

Grant Park 29

Kyle Robison had 24 points to lead the Panthers while Tristan Noonan and Blake Marks added 12 and 10 points, respectively.

“We played a nice defensive game, showing Grant Park some different looks to try and take them out of their comfort zone,” GSW coach Chris Gibson said. “Any time you can hold a varsity team to 40 points or fewer, you know it’s a good defensive game.”

Reed-Custer 89,

Momence 35

In a nonconference game, the Comets got the victory.

“We came out with some energy tonight,” R-C coach Mark Porter said. “We shot the ball very well from behind the 3-point line ... if we do that, we are a much more difficult team to play against.”

Reed-Custer also won the sophomore game, 84-47.

Dwight 81,

Tri-Point 54

The Trojans ran their streak to seven in a row with the win over the Chargers.

Triston Dircks led Dwight with 12 points on the night while Caleb Boma and Drew Traves had 11 each and Collin Irvin had 10.

Families of Faith 70,

Grace Christian Academy 64

Josiah Blan for Families of Faith had 30 points while Cody Blan added 12 and Brandon Cline had 11 in the win. Josiah Blan also completed the double-double with 15 rebounds at the SSCC Tournament.

FRESHMEN

Morris 45,

Kaneland 44

Zach Chapman had 17 points and Nathaniel Halcomb had 15 in the win.

In the “B” game, Kaneland won, 37-22.

GRADE SCHOOL

GIRLS VOLLEYBALL

Saratoga def. ICS 25-12, 25-23

Leading the Hawks was Marissa Augilar’s five kills, Abby Bruyn’s three kills and Paige Valentine’s three aces.

Manhattan def. Coal City,

25-11, 25-21

Bridget Kauzlaric had nine points (three aces) and two assists in the loss. Megan Lacy added five digs.

Dwight def. Coal City,

25-16, 25-19

Lacy had six points (three aces) for Coal City while adding two kills and two digs. Kauzlaric had nine assists and four digs.

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