Prep roundup: Marmion boys basketball falls to Hampshire for second time at Dayton

Published: Saturday, Dec. 29, 2012 5:30 a.m. CDT

DEKALB – Hampshire still has the Marmion boys basketball team’s number.

The Cadets fell to the Whip-Purs for the second time at the Chuck Dayton Holiday Tournament, this time in the third place game as Hampshire prevailed Friday, 50-44.

“It was a good game,” Marmion coach Ryan Paradise said. “Just unusual you play a team twice at the same tournament. It was like AAU.”

Hampshire beat Marmion in the first round of pool play, 63-60.

Paradise said the Cadets (5-10) had a chilly night shooting the ball aside from Mike Sheehan, who led Marmion with 15 points.

Pontiac Holiday Tournament: St. Charles North rallied from a five-point halftime deficit to beat Peoria Manual, 63-60, in the late game to remain alive in tournament play. Quinten Payne scored 26 points and Alec Goetz added 15 for the North Stars (8-5).

North went 23 of 25 from the free throw line while Manual went 5 of 7.

North lost to West Aurora, 76-52, in an afternoon game. The North Stars were led by 18 points from Payne.

North is now 2-1 at the tournament and will face the winner of this morning’s Bloomington-Joliet West game for fifth place at 6 p.m. tonight.

Proviso West Tournament: Wheaton Academy was ousted from the consolation bracket with a 74-61 loss to Crespi Carmelite (Calif.).

The Warriors (10-3), who went 1-2 at the tournament, were led by Collin Roy (14 points), Gordon Behr (10 points) and Brandon Ruggles (13 rebounds, seven points).

Glenbard West Tournament: St. Francis knocked off Timothy Christian, 50-38, to improve to 9-2.

GIRLS BASKETBALL

Charger Invitational: St. Charles North dropped its third straight game at the tournament, falling to Buffalo Grove, 68-53. North (4-12) was led by a career high 23 points from Alex Silverman, who drained six 3-pointers. Sam Novak scored 10 of her 11 points for North in the first quarter.

Montini Christmas Tournament: Batavia fell to Romeoville, 67-53, as the Bulldogs dropped their second straight game in the consolation draw. The Bulldogs (11-7) lost despite outscoring Romeoville, 20-5, in the second quarter.

Oswego East Invitational: Aurora Central Catholic defeated Lemont, 39-33. Lisa Rodriguez (nine points) led the Chargers (7-6).

Lisle Invitational: Wheaton Academy topped Latin, 53-42. Ali Grant scored 16 points and Jamie Netzley added 12 for the Warriors.

Dixon Christmas Tournament: Aurora Christian defeated host Dixon, 49-38. The Eagles (9-6) were led by 17 points and eight rebounds from Alyssa Andersen, 12 points from Alex Hultine and 14 rebounds and seven points from Natasha Brown.

WRESTLING

Palatine Invitational: St. Charles East finished in third place out of 27 teams. The Saints’ Ryan Rubino won the 106 pound title.

Geneva wins two of three at triple dual: Geneva defeated host Buffalo Grove and Zion-Benton but lost to Grant. The Vikings’ Mike Villanueva was 3-0 on the day at 152 pounds.

GIRLS GYMNASTICS

Oswego Invitational: Geneva placed second out of 12 teams, led by a victorious floor exercise from Dominique Brognia (9.425) and Ashley Puff (second in floor exercise, third in vault).

Batavia placed ninth. Glenbard West won the invitational.

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