Yorkville held off a late run by a good East Dubuque team to secure the victory 61-56 in the first round of the Chuck Dayton Holiday Tournament in DeKalb. Two single digit quarters helped the Foxes jump out to a 31-17 halftime lead before East Dubuque came back to cut the lead to 4 in the 4th quarter. Josh Beetham led the Foxes in scoring 12 of his team high 13 points in the 2nd half while adding 7 rebounds. Jack Marker had 11 points, Jack Fisher had 10 and Ryan Shimp added 9 points. Brandon Ducoing (8 points) led the team with 6 assists and 4 steals. Brandon also tied a team record with 27 defensive plays. Yorkville is 7-4 on the season and will play Guilford on Friday, 12/27, at 6:00 pm for round 2.