Thanksgiving Tournament Saturday Hoops - – Rockford’s News Leader

Thanksgiving Tournament Saturday Hoops


The Saturday after Thanksgiving had a packed schedule of holiday basketball tournaments, featuring local high school teams from around the area.

Auburn played a pair of games at home in the RPS 205 Tipoff Classic, losing to Indianapolis Pike 73-53 in the first game, but defeating Madison La Follette 72-39 in the second game.

Oregon advanced to the championship game of their own holiday tournament at the Blackhawk Center, playing Byron in a de facto Big Northern preview for the season ahead. The Hawks topped the Tigers 55-41 to win the title.

Rockford Lutheran's girls team is off to a perfect start to the season, winning the WarHawk Tournament title against Naperville North, 59-50. Reigning WREX Athlete of the Week Abby Woollacott scored a team-high 17 points on Saturday.

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