REDBIRDS AND WARRIORS ADVANCE AN INDIVIDUAL APIECE — The Class AA O'Fallon Regional took place at Tamarck Country Club on Wednesday with the Alton Redbirds and Granite City Warriors each qualifying one individual for sectionals.
Alton's Morgan Bemis (89) and Granite City's Megan Keel (87) will continue their seasons at the Normal Community Sectional at Weibring Golf Club on Monday in Normal. Bemis and Keel are both sophomores.
Edwardsville brought home the regional championship at Tamarack, carding a 329 as a team. Other advancing teams were: O'Fallon (346) and Belleville East (356). O'Fallon's Emily Marrs garnered medalist honors with a 77.
The remainder of the teams rounded out with: Collinsville (383), Marion (392), Triad (397), Alton (407), Granite City (408), Carbondale (421), Belleville West (429) and Mount Vernon (431).
Joining Bemis in the team scoring for the Redbirds were: Annie Maynard (102), Katie Keller (104) and Addison Gregory (112).
For the Warriors, Keel was joined by Phoenyx Derner (104), Samantha Moerlien (107) and Ashley Richey (110).
ROXANA SLIPS BY SCC RIVAL STAUNTON IN THREE — The Roxana Shells welcomed South Central Conference rival Staunton to Milazzo Gymnasium on Wednesday and won in three games, 25-16, 7-25, 25-20.
The Shells improved to 12-13 overall with the win and 3-5 in the SCC.
Roxana will now try to climb to .500 at 7 p.m. tonight when it plays host to local rival Marquette Catholic.
MARQUETTE GETS SHUTOUT BY BELLEVILLE EAST — The Marquette Catholic Explorers traveled to Belleville East on Wednesday and were blanked by the host Lancers 9-0.
With the loss, the Explorers complete the regular season with a 15-4 record. They now prepare to delve into the postseason when they compete in the Alton Sectional on Oct. 16 and 17.
The sectional field will be comprised of: Marquette, Alton, Civic Memorial, East Alton-Wood River, Roxana, Edwardsville, Metro East Lutheran, Greenville, Highland and Jersey.
The top four singles placers and top four doubles finishers will advance to the state tournament slated for Oct. 22-24.