A 20-4 fourth quarter gave Marquette a wild 44-42 win over Putnam County in Ottawa on Thursday.
The Ottawa Pirates allowed just one field goal in the first half on its way to a one-sided win over Streator.
It wasn't always pretty but the Serena girls basketball team clinched a share of the Little Ten Conference title with a win over Newark on Monday.
Dominant Kaneland locks up the Interstate Eight Conference crown with a 75-41 win at Ottawa.
Seneca topped Dwight, Marquette whipped Roanoke-Benson to earn a spot in the Tri-County Tournament championship game on Friday.
Christian Benning nets his 1,000th career point in Bulldogs' 64-50 win at Wilmington.
Seneca trailed Marquette by as many as 18 points, but rallied to win in overtime Monday.
Princeton outscored Ottawa 34-12 in the second half to win a non-conference battle in Ottawa Saturday.
Levi Sheehan's 2 free throws with less than a second left gave Ottawa a 46-45 win over Sycamore.
The Putnam County girls basketball team hit key free throws down the stretch to hang on to beat Seneca in the Tri-County Conference Tournament championship Thursday, giving the Panthers their first title since 2018.
Marquette shot 68.9% from the field in the first half of a 75-42 win over Lowpoint-Washburn on Monday.
Cooper Knoll's 16 points and hot shooting by the Pirates led Ottawa to a 59-32 win over Mendota.
Tommy Durdan sank 7 of 8 free throws in the fourth quarter to lead Marquette past rival Seneca in a rematch of the Marquette Christmas Tournament championship game.
The Ottawa girls topped Sandwich easily, but the Pirate boys team lost in OT to Rochelle on Tuesday night.
Marquette used a 20-5 third period to spark a running-clock 55-26 win over Dwight.