Tuesday’s top high school sports performers


Aaron Molton and Ray’Sean Taylor, Collinsville

The junior duo of Molton and Taylor scored 16 and 15 points, respectively, to propel Collinsville to a 79-54 win over Cahokia.

Jackson Weller, Edwardsville

The Tigers edged Highland 45-43 with the help of sophomore Jackson Weller’s 12 points.

Caleb Burton, O’Fallon

Burton scored 14 points in the Panthers’ 59-45 loss to De Smet.

Sam LaPorta, Highland

The Bulldogs fell to Edwardsville, 45-43, but stayed in the game with the help of LaPorta’s team-high 17 points.

Luke Krumsieg, Lebanon

Despite Krumsieg’s 17 point and six rebound effort, the Greyhounds fell to Hillsboro 62-32.

Jake Wade and Tre Wahlig, Waterloo

Wade and Wahlig had outstanding performances in the Bulldogs’ 76-72 win over Trico. Wade had a team-high 28 points while Wahlig was not far behind with 27 points. Wahlig then had the team high in rebounds with 10 while Wade grabbed five.

Cameron Brandmeyer and Nate Brede, Wesclin

In the Warriors’ 69-56 loss to Madison, Brandmeyer and Brede each scored a team high 18 points.

Bryce Zupan, Civic Memorial

Zupan’s 18 points were not enough to push Civic Memorial to a win on Tuesday night and the team fell to Nokomis 40-39.


Izzy Akoro, O’Fallon

At the Highland Tournament on Monday night, Akoro scored a team high 12 points to help lead the Panthers to a 61-50 win over Taylorville.

Quierra Love, Edwardsville

Love and the Lady Tigers demonstrated exactly why they are one of the top teams in the Illinois with their 76-19 conference win over Alton. Love led the way with a team high 19 points and added three steals.

Bria King and Caite Knutson, Collinsville

The duo scored 18 points apiece with King adding five steals in the Kahoks’ dominating 75-32 win over Riverview Gardens.

Madison Esmon, Dupo

Despite Esmon’s team and season high 20 points, Dupo fell to conference rival Steeleville 53-44.

Adrenna Snipes, Alton Marquette

Snipes’ impressive 20-point effort was just what the Explorers need to top Metro-East Lutheran 51-31 on Tuesday night.

Lilly Oliver, Ellie Eichenlaub and Haley Kimes, Freeburg

Oliver was on fire in Freeburg’s 64-33 win over Gibault, scoring a season high 26 points. Eichenlaub and Kimes were active on defense, securing 12 rebounds apiece along with four and three steals, respectively.