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PAST CHAMPIONS OF PLANO'S CHRISTMAS CLASSIC

Year CHAMPION Runner-Up
1963 Wauconda Streator-Woodland
1964 Hiawatha Newark
1965 Newark Hinckley-Big Rock
1966 Hinckley-Big Rock Plainfield
1967 Mazon-Ver-Kins Lisle
1968 Hinckley-Big Rock Plano
1969 Burlington Central Plano
1970 Montini Plano
1971 Shabbona Plano
1972 Oswego Wilmington
1973 Minooka Lisle
1974 Marmion Plano
1975 Marmion Minooka
1976 Minooka Serena
1977 Gardner-S. Wilmington Streator-Woodland
1978 Dwight Somonauk
1979 Shabbona Waubonsie Valley
1980 Dwight Plano
1981 Somonauk Reddick
1982 Newark Winnebago
1983 Sandwich Dwight
1984 Marquette Newark
1985 Newark Marquette
1986 Mendota Marquette
1987 Sandwich Newark
1988 Kaneland Princeton
1989 Mendota Yorkville
1990 Princeton Kaneland
1991 Yorkville Sandwich
1992 Newark Coal City
1993 Marquette Mendota
1994 Kaneland Mendota
1995 Mendota Kaneland
1996 Hinckley-Big Rock Bryon
1997 Spring Valley Hall Mendota
1998 Coal City Sandwich
1999 Bryon Yorkville
2000 Bureau Valley Yorkville
2001 Bureau Valley Yorkville
2002 Coal City Yorkville
2003 Yorkville Spring Valley Hall
2004 Seneca Bureau Valley
2005 Seneca Serena
2006 Seneca Genoa-Kingston
2007 Spring Valley Hall Seneca
2008 Seneca Putnam County
2009 Kaneland Rockford Christian
2010 Rockford Christian Newark
2011 Belvidere Yorkville
2012 Ottawa Belvidere
2013 Ottawa Morris
2014 Dixon Mendota
2015 LaSalle-Peru Dixon
     
     
     

**The tournament was expanded from 8 to 16 teams in 1977 and again in 2011 from 16 teams to the current field of 24.

 
Original Members of the 1st Christmas Classic Tournament in 1963
Wauconda, Oak Lawn, Lisle, Lemont, Sandwich, Lockport West, Plainfield, and Plano
 
Highest Score by a Champion
Oswego (1972) - 96 points vs Wilmington
 
Highest Score by any Team
Newark (1982) - 117 Points vs Serena
 
Two Time Winner of Title
Marmion (1974 & 1975)
Minooka (1973 & 1976)
Shabbona (1971 & 1979)
Dwight (1978 & 1980)
Sandwich (1983 & 1987)
Marquette (1984 & 1993)
Bureau Valley (2000 & 2001)
Coal City (1998 & 2002)
Yorkville (1991 & 2003)
Spring Valley Hall (1997 & 2007)
Ottawa (2012 & 2013)
 
Three Time Winner
Mendota (1986, 1989, 1995)
Hinckley-Big Rock (1966, 1968, 1996)
Kaneland (1988, 1994, 2009)
 
Four Time Winner
Newark (1965, 1982, 1985, 1992)
Seneca (2004, 2005, 2006, 2008)
 
Widest Margin in a Championship Game
(51) - 1966 Hinckley-Big Rock (86) vs Plainfield (35)
 
Leading Scorers (4 Games)
David Olson/Newark - 134 pts (39, 39, 30, 26)
PJ Fleck/Kaneland - 112 pts (21, 40, 13, 38)
Brett Anderson/Newark – 113 pts (26, 24, 31, 32)
Bret Shumway/Sandwich - 111 pts (28, 27, 16, 40)
James Carroll/Mendota-110 pts (22, 18 ,42, 28)

Tommy Luca/Genoa-Kingston– 110 pts (23, 26, 19, 42)

Seth Hill Sandwcih - 109 pts (23, 39, 27, 20)
Steve Hanson/Mendota - 107 pts (34, 22, 27, 24)
Brad Korn/Plano - 106 pts (33, 23, 31, 19)
Shawn Jeppson/Hall - 104 pts (21, 22, 32, 29)
2009 Scott Suchy/Genoa-Kingston - 103 pts (22, 27, 22, 32)
Reid Burel/Yorkville - 103 pts (25, 33, 32, 13)
Victor Mendez/Plano - 102 pts (7, 32, 35, 28)
 

LEADING SCORERS (5 GAMES): 

Brett Anderson/Newark  -130 pts (26, 24, 31, 32, 17
James Carroll/Mendota – 124 pts (22, 18, 42, 28, 14
Dan O’Leary/Wilmington – 123 pts (26, 27, 16, 20, 34)
Joe LaShonse/Mendota - 119 pts vs (45,13,18, 27,16)
Jarret Olson/St. Bede – 112 pts (19, 29, 22, 22, 20)
 
 
Leading Scorers in a Single Game
Joe LaShonse/Mendota/45pts vs Plano 2015
Eric Phillips/HBR/44pts vs Sandwich
James Carroll/Mendota/42pts vs Forreston
Tommy Luca/G-K/42 pts vs Newark
Tommy Luca/G-K/42 pts vs Ottawa 2015
Bret Schumway/Sandwich/40pts vs Kaneland
PJ Fleck/Kaneland/40pts vs Sandwich
David Olson/Newark/39pts vs Plano and 39pts vs Princeton
Andy Davis/Plano39pts vs Earlville
Jeremy Boltz/Earlville/39pts vs Somonauk
Seth Hill/Sandwich/39pts vs Kaneland
John Carroll/Ottawa/38pts vs. Morris
Tanner Bland/Ottawa Marquette/37pts vs Plano 2007
Doug Safreinek/Mendota/36pts vs Aurora Christian
Jon Toftoy/Newark/35pts vs Marquette
Victor Mendez/Plano/35 pts vs Aurora Christian 2004
Matt Shaw/Morris/35 pts vs Somonauk 2015
Dan O’Leary/Wilmington/34 pts vs Genoa Kingston
D'Angelo Pryor/Streator/33 pts vs Chicago Hope 2015
Brett Anderson/Newark/ 32 pts vs Morris

JJ Crevata/Streator/32 pts vs Burlington Central

Brady Huebbe/LaSalle-Peru/30 pts vs Dixon 2015
 
 
 
Plano Sophomore Tournament: (Championship Games)                        

2010       Kaneland over Yorkville 50-31                                                              

2011       Kaneland over Seneca 36-31                                                               

2012       Aurora Christian over Mendota 54-49                                                  

2013       Kaneland over Genoa Kingston 50-37                                                 

2014       Burlington Central over Yorkville 34-31