Illinois High School Basketball - Princeton nips Newman Central CatholicJanuary 31, 2020: Princeton, IL 61356
Fans at Friday's league challenge between the Princeton Tigers (Princeton, IL) and the visiting Newman Central Catholic Comets (Sterling, IL), saw Princeton's basketball squad hold off Newman Central Catholic by a count of 54-51.
With the victory, Princeton upgrades its record to 8-8 on the campaign. The Tigers travel to Kewanee (Kewanee, IL) to play the Boilermakers in a Three Rivers - North challenge on Tuesday, February 4. The Boilermakers come into the challenge with a record of 20-4. Kewanee won 67-47 in their recent league challenge against Erie-Prophetstown (Erie, IL)
In their next game, the Comets face the Morrison Mustangs (Morrison, IL) in a non-league match, on Tuesday, February 4. Newman Central Catholic will attempt to move on its 20-5 season record. The Mustangs enter the match with a 7-16 record after their 70-53 league loss to Fulton (Fulton, IL).