Illinois High School Basketball - Rochelle can't hold off Marmion Academy
(December 27, 2011: Aurora, IL 60504) The Marmion Academy Cadets basketball team scored 55 points and restricted the visiting Rochelle Hubs to 53 in the Cadets non-league victory on Tuesday.
The Cadets now sport a 8-5 record. They take the field next when they travel to Aurora Christian for a non-league bout on Thursday, January 5. Marmion Academy will play a Eagles squad coming off a 75-52 non-league loss to Forreston (Forreston, IL). The Eagles record now stands at 7-3.
Next up, the Hubs play the DeKalb Barbs (DeKalb, IL) in a Northern Illinois Big 12 - East bout, on Friday, January 6. Rochelle will attempt to upgrade on its 8-3 season record. The Barbs go into the bout with a 3-9 record after their 68-47 non-league loss to Harlem (Machesney Park, IL).