Harris, Townsend unstoppable in Tiger’s win
Freshman standout Sydney Harris scored 26 points while teammate Jaylen Townsend pitched in 22 as the Tigers breezed to an easy 75-33 win over Chatham Glenwood at the Class 4A Quincy Regional. The Tigers controlled the game from the start, outscoring Chatham Glenwood 21-8 in the first quarter. Edwardsville will take on Belleville East for the Regional Championship on Thursday.
Cahokia eliminated from postseason play
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Cahokia fell just short of the regional championship game on Tuesday night in the team’s 63-45 loss to Effingham at the Class 3A Waterloo Regional. The Comanches finished the season with an 8-11 record.
Bonaldi scores big in Columbia win
Sophia Bonaldi led the charge for the Eagles with 34 points and Lindsay Wibbenmeyer pitched in 10 as Columbia topped East St. Louis 65-54 to advance to the Class 3A Waterloo Regional Championship. The Flyers were off to fast start and led for most of the first half, taking a slight 32-27 lead at halftime. The Lady Eagles regrouped and came back to outscore East St. Louis in the third and fourth quarter and secure the win.