High School Sports

Saturday’s top high school performances

Dunks, blocks and big shots by local boys and girls basketball teams

Take a look at some of the big shots and moments caught on video from high school boys and girls basketball teams in the metro-east.
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Take a look at some of the big shots and moments caught on video from high school boys and girls basketball teams in the metro-east.

BOYS BASKETBALL

Dejuan Fields, Cahokia

A game-high 24 points led the Comanches to a 72-64 win over Miller Career. It also matched season bests for Fields, who also scored 24 against Roosevelt on Jan. 14 and Trinity on Dec. 21.

Luke Ervie, Freeburg

Ervie scored 25 points, but it wasn’t enough for the Midgets who fell to Mater Dei, 51-46

Mitchell Haake, Mater Dei

Haake just missed a double-double in the Knights win against Freeburg. He finished with 20 points and nine rebounds.

Sam LaPorta, Highland

The University of Iowa football recruit scored a game-high 18 to help the Bulldogs overcome a slow start in a 45-44 win over Central.

EJ Liddell, Belleville West

Liddell scored 29 points in a tight, 74-73 win against state-ranked Springfield Southeast.

Ray’Sean Taylor

It was a big night for Taylor, who pulled down almost as many rebounds as he had points in a 77-43 win over Civic Memorial. The double-double came with 20 points and 18 boards.

GIRLS BASKETBALL

Anna McKee, Father McGivney

Her 28 points lifted Father McGivney to a 58-55 win over Hardin Calhoun

Bryce Dowell and B’Aunce Carter, Belleville East

Dowell scored a game-high 19 and Carter added 18 in the Lancers 65-61 win over Normal.

B’Aunce Carter and Bryce Dowell, Belleville East

Carter scored 29 points in a win over Normal West, then followed it with 18 over Normal Community Saturday. Dowell led the way with 19 against Normal, then pitched in 12 against Normal West.

Kierra Winkeler, Mater Dei

Winkeler scored 25 points in the Knights 55-39 win over Nashville.

BOWLING

Ryan Warner, Collinsville

At the IHSA State Tournament, the Kahoks’ senior bowled series of 681 and 633 to finish in a seventh place tie.

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