Princeton, Bureau Valley win openers: NewsTribune roundup for Monday, Nov. 13, 2023

Tigeresses, Storm start season with victories in Princeton Holiday Tournament

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At Princeton: Olivia Mattingly drained five 3-pointers and scored 19 points Monday as the host Tigresses rolled to a 55-30 victory over Stark County on the first day of the Princeton Holiday Tournament.

Keighley Davis scored 12 points for Princeton.

Bureau Valley topped Henry-Senachwine/Lowpoint-Washburn 46-23 in its first tournament game. Kate Salisbury scored 19 points to lead the Storm.

Mendota lost 34-24 to Midland in the first game of the tournament. Ava Eddy led the Trojans with nine points.

Aurora Central Catholic 65, La Salle-Peru 28: Addie Duttlinger and Bailey Pode scored six points each as the Cavaliers dropped their opener in the Somonauk Breakout Tournament.

Serena 55, Hall 34: The Red Devils led after one quarter but lost their season opener at the Falcon-Irish Thanksgiving Tournament in Seneca.

Haylie Pellegrini led Hall with 10 points, while McKenna Christiansen and Charlie Pellegrini had seven points each.

Peoria Notre Dame 85, St. Bede 20: Ali Bosnich scored 10 points as the Bruins lost their first game in the Pontiac Turkey Tip-Off in Pontiac.

Ella Hermes added five points for St. Bede.


Mendota 3,230, La Salle-Peru 2,709: Landon Bauer rolled a 672 series to lead the Trojans to a victory at the Mendota Elks.

Paxton Bauer bowled a 598 series for Mendota, while Dean Gilber added a 502 series.

Joey Patyk led the Cavaliers with a 498 series, while Aaron Siebert had a 496 series.