CM CLOSES OUT REGULAR SEASON IN STYLE — The Civic Memorial Eagles didn't waste much time in taking control of the Jersey Panthers Thursday in Bethalto.
The Eagles led 35-13 at the half and cruised to a lopsided 63-22 victory in their regular-season finale. With the win, CM improved to 23-6 overall and 8-2 in the Mississippi Valley Conference.
Allie Troeckler scored 22 points to lead the Eagles, accompanying 10 rebounds and four steals. Katelyn Turbyfill joined her in double figures with 13 points and seven rebounds. Also joining the scoring fun for CM were: Alaira Tyus with eight points and four assists and Kalyn Troxell with seven points and six rebounds. Altogether the Eagles saw nine players contribute to the offense on Thursday.
Now CM prepares to enter the postseason in the Class 3A Jersey Regional. The Eagles start the playoffs at 7:30 p.m. Tuesday against Breese Mater Dei in Jerseyville.