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Belleville East force OT against Chaminade

Rico Sylvester scored 19 percent points for the Belleville East Lancers in the semifinals of the Chick-fil-A Classic. But the Chaminade Red Devils advanced to the championship game of the tournament against Althoff Catholic.

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Belleville East takes No. 2 Chaminade to overtime

The Belleville East Lancers took on the Chaminade Red Devils in the quarterfinal of the Chick-fil-A high school boys basketball tournament on the Belleville Township High School East campus of Southern Illinois, near St. Louis. The Lancers were led by senior Jordan Pickett, who will continue his playing career next season for head coach John Groce at the University of Illinois Fighting Illini in Champaign-Urbana. Chaminade made the trip east from St. Louis, Missouri.

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Althoff beats West in battle of Belleville schools

The Althoff Catholic High School Crusaders of Belleville, Illinois, took on crosstown rival Belleville West Maroons at the Chick-fil-A high school boys basketball touranment at Belleville East High School. The defending IHSA Class 3A state champion Althoff Crusaders were led by Jordan Goodwin, who will continue playing next season for the Saint Louis University Billikens. Belleville West was led by sophomore EJ Liddell, who already is getting attention from the University of Illinois in Champaign-Urbana.

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Edwardsville Tigers third in the state in new boys, girls rankings

The Lebanon High School Greyhounds remained No. 1 in the new Associated Press Illinois girls high school basketball state rankings released Monday. The Okawville High School Rockets, from Okawville, Illinois in Southern Illinois near St. Louis, MO, fell from first to second in the Class 1A boys state basketball rankings, while the Edwardsville High School Tigers were ranked third in the Class 4A boys basketball and girls basketball state rankings.

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Chaminade’s 31-4 run too much for Columbia

The eight-team Belleville IL East Chick-fil-A high school boys basketball tournament kicked off Tuesday at Belleville Township High School East in Belleville, Illinois. The Columbia High School Eagles of the Cahokia Conference played the Chaminade Red Devils from St. Louis, Missouri. Other teams from Southern Illinois include Belleville East Lancers, Alton Redbirds, the Althoff Catholic High School Crusaders, defending IHSA Class 3A state champions, and the Belleville West Maroons. From St. Louis, MO are the McCluer Comets and the St. Mary’s Dragons.

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Belleville East knocks off No. 3 St. Mary’s to advance

The eight-team Belleville East Chick-fil-A high school boys basketball tournament kicked off Tuesday at Belleville Township High School East in Belleville, Illinois. The Belleville East Lancers of the Southwestern Conference played the St. Mary’s Dragons from St. Louis, Missouri. Other teams from Southern Illinois include Belleville East Lancers, Alton Redbirds, the Althoff Catholic High School Crusaders, defending IHSA Class 3A state champions, and the Columbia Eagles. From St. Louis, Missouri are the McCluer Comets and the Chaminade Red Devils.

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Central and Nashville play again, and the result is the same

The Central High School Cougars from Breese, Illinois defeated the Nashville High School Hornets 45-36 in high school basketball Tuesday at the Nashville Invitational Tournament in Nashville, Illinois, located in Southern Illinois in Washington County. In the first basketball game, the Teutopolis Wooden Shoes defeated the Mascoutah Indians 73-49.

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West’s sizzling start overwhelms McCluer

The eight-team Belleville East Chick-fil-A high school boys basketball tournament kicked off Tuesday at Belleville Township High School East in Belleville, Illinois. The Belleville West Maroons of the Southwestern Conference played the McCluer High School Comets from St. Louis, Missouri. Other teams from Southern Illinois include Belleville East Lancers, Alton Redbirds, the Althoff Catholic High School Crusaders, defending IHSA Class 3A state champions, and the Columbia Eagles. From St. Louis, Missouri are the St. Mary’s Dragons and the Chaminade Red Devils.

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Alton takes Althoff to the wire at Chick-fil-A Classic

The eight-team Belleville East Chick-fil-A high school boys basketball tournament kicked off Tuesday at Belleville Township High School East in Belleville, Illinois. The Althoff Catholic High School Crusaders, defending IHSA Class 3A state champions, tipped-off the tournament with the Alton Redbirds of the Southwestern Conference. Other teams from Southern Illinois include Belleville East Lancers, Belleville West Maroons, and the Columbia Eagles. From St. Louis, Missouri are the McCluer Comets, St. Mary's Dragons, and the Chaminade Red Devils.

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Metro-east high school boys and girls basketball leaders

St. Louis metro-east high school boys and girls high school basketball leaders inlcude players from Belleville West, Althoff Catholic Crusaders, Edwardsville High School Tigers, Columbia High School Eagles, East St. Louis Senior High School Flyers, Triad High School Knights and others from southern Illinois, the Southwestern Conference and Mississippi Valley Conference and Cahokia, IL Conference.

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Monday’s metro-east high school box scores

High School basketball tournaments in the St. Louis metro-east are underway in Alton, Highland, Okawville, Jerseyville, Chester and Kirkwood, Missouri, where the O’Fallon Township High School Panthers captured the championship of the Denver Miller high school boys basketball tournament.

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Belleville East force OT against Chaminade

Rico Sylvester scored 19 percent points for the Belleville East Lancers in the semifinals of the Chick-fil-A Classic. But the Chaminade Red Devils advanced to the championship game of the tournament against Althoff Catholic.
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Belleville East force OT against Chaminade 1:55

Belleville East force OT against Chaminade

Althoff senior talks about win over Belleville West 1:28

Althoff senior talks about win over Belleville West

Belleville East basketball upsets No. 3 St. Mary's (Mo.) 1:35

Belleville East basketball upsets No. 3 St. Mary's (Mo.)

Belleville West sophomore scores 23 in win over McCluer 1:46

Belleville West sophomore scores 23 in win over McCluer