Girls Basketball

Edwardsville girls continue undefeated season with first postseason win

Edwardsville dominates Belleville West in regional semifinal

After completing an undefeated regular season, the 2017 Class 4A state runner-up Edwardsville Tigers began postseason play in dominant fashion Wednesday with a 65-18 win over Belleville West.

Quierra Love led the charge for the Tigers, scoring 15 points.

Edwardsville (26-0) will play for the Class 4A Belleville East Regional championship Friday.

Civic Memorial tops Triad

Civic Memorial beat Triad 48-19 on Wednesday to advance to the championship game of its home regional.

Civic Memorial (28-2) will play East St. Louis for the regional title Thursday.

East St. Louis beats Highland

East St. Louis beat Highland 48-39 to advance to the championship of the Class 3A Civic Memorial Regional.

East St. Louis (14-10) will play Civic Memorial for the regional championship Thursday.

Meadows lifts Salem past Centralia

Trinity Meadows scored 21 points to lead Salem to a 49-29 win over Centralia on Wednesday.

Salem will play for the Class 3A Mount Vernon Regional championship Thursday against Carbondale.

Carbondale outlasts Benton in regional play

Carbondale's Maddie Doan scored a team-high 15 points Wednesday in the Terriers' 47-39 regional semifinal win over Benton.

Carbondale will play Salem for the Class 3A Mount Vernon Regional championship Thursday.

Belleville East moves past Collinsville in regional semifinal

Belleville East beat Collinsville 64-48 on Wednesday to advance to its home regional championship.

Belleville East (18-9) will play last year's state runner-up, Edwardsville, for the Class 4A Belleville East Regional championship Friday.

Gordon helps Panthers move past Champaign Centennial

Kayla Gordon led with 16 points as the O'Fallon Panthers breezed past Champaign Centennial 51-31 on Wednesday to advance to the Class 4A Chatham Glenwood Regional championship.

Going into the half, the Panthers led 25-13, and they continued to extend the lead in the third quarter, giving the Chargers no opportunity to close the gap.

O'Fallon (25-4) will play for the regional title Thursday.

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