Girls Basketball

O’Fallon wins close game against East St. Louis

O’Fallon edged out conference rival East St. Louis 68-67 on Thursday.

The score was tied 14-14 after the first quarter, but by halftime, the Panthers had a 33-26 lead. The Flyers chipped away at the small lead up until the final buzzer.

The Panthers were led by Sydney Thurwalker’s 19 points and Ashley Schloer’s 15 points.

The Flyers had an impressive 29 point effort from Rokelle Stanley.

O’Fallon (24-4) will play at the Chatham Glenwood regional Wednesday. East St. Louis (14-10) will play Highland at the Civic Memorial regional Wednesday.

E. St. Louis

14

12

21

20

67

O’Fallon

14

19

19

16

68

East St. Louis (67):

Rokelle Stanley 29, Mya Glanton 12, Kaysie Newson 8, Darriel Hicks 7, Lamad’j Milton 5, Shawnta Johnson 4, Mackenzie Taylor 2,

Totals:

FG-24 (8 3-point FG) FT-11/13 PF-17.

O’Fallon (68):

Sydney Thurwalker 19,Ashley Schloer 15,Jayla Stubblefield 11,Makayla Best 8,Courtney Keller 6,Reyna Bullock 3,Caroline Keller 3,Paige Mueller 2,Kayla Gordon 1,

Totals:

FG-24 (6 3-point FG) FT-14/24 PF-10.

Civic Memorial tops Jerseyville

Civic Memorial had three players in double figures Thursday in its 58-47 win over over Jerseyville.

Anna Hall led the way with 13 points, while Kaylee Eaton and Kourtland Tyus scored 10 points a piece.

Civic Memorial (27-2) will begin postseason play on its home court in a regional semifinal game Wednesday. Jerseyville (21-6) will play at the Freeburg regional Tuesday.

Jerseyville

11

15

3

18

47

Civic Mem.

20

11

14

13

58

Jerseyville (47):

Totals:

FG-0 (0 3-point FG) FT-0/0 PF-0.

Civic Memorial (58):

Anna Hall 13,Kaylee Eaton 10,Kourtland Tyus 10,Tori Standefer 8,Hannah Schmidt 7,Alaira Tyus 5,Tori Pfeifer 4,Harper Buhs 1,

Totals:

FG-20 (1 3-point FG) FT-17/20 PF-16.

Highland dominates Mascoutah

Ellie Brown was the top scorer for Highland in its 74-33 victory over Mascoutah on Thursday.

Three other Bulldogs scored in the double figures, including Ashlyn Klucker (12), Mae Riffel (11), and Bella LaPorta (10).

Highland ran away with the game from the beginning, leading 37-16 at the half and 62-23 heading into the fourth quarter.

Highland (19-10) will play East St. Louis at the Civic Memorial regional Wednesday. Mascoutah (3-22) will Columbia at the Freeburg regional Monday.

Mascoutah

9

7

7

10

33

Highland

17

20

25

12

74

Mascoutah (33):

Amaya Keeling 19, Danee Strong 6, Mackenzie Heriford 2, Kate Hilbing 2, Ella Mostoller 2, Maya Singletary 2,

Totals:

FG-13 (4 3-point FG) FT-3/7 PF-8.

Highland (74):

Ellie Brown 14,Ashlyn Klucker 12,Mae Riffel 11,Bella LaPorta 10,Lauren Baer 9,Rece Portell 9,Taylor Kesner 4,Kirsten Taylor 3,Emmy Nyquist 2,

Totals:

FG-32 (7 3-point FG) FT-3/6 PF-3.

Columbia convincingly beats Centralia

Whitney Edwards scored a team-high 21 points Thursday in Columbia’s 53-23 win over Centralia.

Columbia (15-10) will open up regional play against Mascoutah at the Freeburg regional Monday.

Centralia IL

5

5

6

7

23

Columbia

10

23

12

8

53

Centralia (Ill.) (23):

Totals:

FG-0 (0 3-point FG) FT-0/0 PF-0.

Columbia (53):

Whitney Edwards 21,Fae Harrell 6,Jenna Jackson 6,Haley Mathews 6,Sophia Bonaldi 5,Lexi Touchette 4,Aryn Henke 3,Avrie Barthel 2,

Totals:

FG-24 (0 3-point FG) FT-5/10 PF-8.

Liljegren scores big in Collinsville’s win

Faith Liljegren scored 21 points to lead Collinsville to a 59-29 win over Belleville West on Thursday.

The score was a close 7-5 in favor of Collinsville at the end of the first quarter, but the Kahoks stepped up on offense to lead 24-11 at halftime.

Collinsville (12-13) will open postseason play against Granite City at the Belleville East regional Wednesday. Belleville West will play Alton at the Belleville East regional Tuesday.

Bellvl. West

5

6

13

15

39

Collinsville

7

17

13

22

59

Belleville West (39):

Totals:

FG-0 (0 3-point FG) FT-0/0 PF-0.

Collinsville (59):

Faith Liljegren 21,Bria King 8,Valerie Weeks 8,Venise Govan 5,Kristyn Mitchell 4,Astacia Bush 3,Natalie Becker 2,Antoinette Buehne 2,Katie Fenton 2,Emily Ford 2,Caite Knutson 2,

Totals:

FG-22 (5 3-point FG) FT-10/16 PF-13.

Luedeman lifts Waterloo past Triad

Sydney Luedeman scored 29 points to help Waterloo beat Triad 49-42 on Thursday.

Waterloo (4-19) will play Freeburg on Saturday. Triad (8-15) will open postseason play against Cahokia at the Civic Memorial regional Monday.

Triad

14

9

5

14

42

Waterloo

10

8

11

20

49

Triad (42):

Ali Barisch 16, Jordan Wilson 10, Krista Cochran 5, Caleigh Miller 4, Molly Suess 4, Riley Fandrey 3,

Totals:

FG-13 (6 3-point FG) FT-10/15 PF-23.

Waterloo (49):

Sydney Luedeman 29,Haley Aldridge 9,Bailey Bosler 4,Emma Novack 4,Riley Diekman 3,

Totals:

FG-16 (1 3-point FG) FT-16/28 PF-11.

New Athens wins regional title

New Athens topped Elverado 49-30 to leave Cobden with the regional championship Thursday.

New Athens (14-12) will begin play at the Class 1A Goreville Sectional against Junction on Monday.

Nashville wins 2A regional championship at home

Nashville topped Sesser-Valier 46-38 to win the regional championship on its home court Thursday.

Nashville (21-8) will head to the McLeansboro sectional and begin play Tuesday.

Alton Marquette wins home regional championship

Alton Marquette beat Piasa Southwestern 34-24 to win a class 2A regional championship at home Thursday.

The Explorers led 22-15 going into the fourth quarter and were able to maintain that lead to hold off the Birds for the win.

Alton Marquette (20-8) will begin play at the Riverton sectional Tuesday.

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