Illinois High School Basketball - Providence Catholic over Nazareth Academy
(January 21, 2009: LaGrange Park, IL 60526) Fans at Wednesday's league challenge between the Providence Catholic Celtics (New Lenox, IL) and the host Nazareth Academy Roadrunners (LaGrange Park, IL), saw Providence Catholic's basketball squad knock off Nazareth Academy by a score of 51-39.
With the victory, Providence Catholic improves its record to 11-10 on the campaign. The Celtics travel to Marian Catholic (Chicago Heights, IL) to battle the Spartans in a East Suburban Catholic challenge on Saturday, January 24. The Spartans come into the challenge with a record of 19-3. Marian Catholic won 63-34 in their recent league challenge against Bishop McNamara (Kankakee, IL)
Next up, the Roadrunners battle the St. Joseph Chargers (Westchester, IL) in a non-league challenge, on Saturday, January 24. Nazareth Academy will attempt to improve on its 3-14 season record. The Chargers come into the challenge with a 8-8 record after their 71-51 non-league loss to Fenwick (Oak Park, IL).