The Maple Leafs’ basketball team ended the E.C. Nichols Holiday tournament with a win in Marengo.

The Maple Leafs’ basketball team ended the E.C. Nichols Holiday tournament with a win in Marengo.

After falling the opening round, Geneseo fell short dropping a 59-53 game against Woodstock North in the first-round consolation bracket on Dec. 27.

Isaiah Rivera scored a team-high 20 points, and Jacob McConnell provided a much needed second scoring option with 14 points.

Geneseo’s P.J. Moser tallied nine points, and Joseph McConnell scored four points.

A freshman, Anthony Pierce scored four points, and Tim Lehman made 1-of-2 from the free-throw line.

In the second round of the consolation bracket, Geneseo was came up just short against Round Lake 59-57 on Dec. 27.

Rivera scored a game-high 28 points, and Jacob McConnell chipped in 13 points for the Maple Leafs’ offense.

Joseph McConnell poured in seven points, and Moser finished with four points.

Lehman tallied three points, and Pierce finished with two points.

In their final game of the tournament, Geneseo held on for a 49-44 victory over Belvidere on Dec. 29.

Rivera finished with a game-high 23 points, and Jacob McConnell finished with nine points.

The Maple Leafs won the game at the free-throw line making 10-of-16 from the charity stripe in the fourth quarter and finishing 21-of-28 in the game.

Geneseo’s Kyle Traphagan added four points, and Joseph McConnell finished with four points.

Anthony Pierce tallied two points, and Lehman made 1-of-2 from the free-throw line.

The Maple Leafs’ three-game home winning streak will be on the line when they host Sycamore at Geneseo High School on Friday, Jan. 4 at 7 p.m.