Boys Basketball

Gibault's Huels scores 26 in win over Pirates

Gibault hands Valmeyer a loss

Karson Huels scored an impressive 26 points to lead Gibault to a 68-55 win over Valmeyer on Saturday.

Three other Hawks scored in double figures: Logan Doerr (15), Josh Besserman (11) and Carter Kesler (10).

Valmeyer had a 20-point effort from Owen Miller in the loss.

Gibault (9-19) will begin postseason play Wednesday at the Pinckneyville regional. Valmeyer (14-14) will play New Athens on Monday at the Okawville regional.

Alton falls to Taylorville

Taylorville topped Alton 73-56 on Saturday.

Taylorville jumped out to a 29-11 lead in the first quarter and didn't give the Redbirds a chance to catch up.

Alton (14-10) will travel to Belleville West on Tuesday.