CM TOPS WATERLOO IN MVC ACTION — The Civic Memorial Eagles welcomed Waterloo in Mississippi Valley Conference action Monday and cruised to a 74-44 victory.
CM improved to 17-9 overall and 4-3 in the MVC with the win.
The Eagles raced out to a 14-7 lead after one, led comfortably 41-16 at the break and 57-32 after three quarters.
Allie Troeckler and Katelyn Turbyfill both posted double-doubles to lead the way. Troeckler netted 18 points and pulled down 10 rebounds while Turbyfill had 17 points and 10 rebounds. Kaylee Eaton, 11 points and Kalyn Troxell, 10 points, joined them in double digit scoring. Alaira Tyus directed the offense, dishing out 8 assists.
CM returns to MVC action at 7:30 p.m. Thursday at Triad.
MARQUETTE GETS BY GIBAULT — The Marquette Catholic Explorers went on the road Monday and returned with a 39-34 win over the Gibault Hawks.
With the victory the Explorers improved to 11-14 on the season.
They led 12-9 after one quarter and owned an 18-16 advantage heading into the locker room. Marquette stretched its lead to 30-26 after three and outscored the Hawks 9-8 in the fourth quarter to pull out the win.
Brittany Pace guided the charge with 18 points and 9 rebounds, while Caitlyn Hanlon chipped in with 9 points to complement her.
The Explorers are back on the court at 7:30 p.m. Friday playing host to Metro East Lutheran in Prairie State Conference action.
ROXANA STUMBLES AGAINST SOUTHWESTERN — The Roxana Shells traveled to Piasa to take on the talented Southwestern Piasa Birds in South Central Conference play Monday, coming away with a 58-29 loss.
The loss dropped the Shells to 9-16 overall on the season and 2-7 in the SCC.
Roxana fell behind 17-4 after one quarter and never recovered against the Piasa Birds, who improved to 22-3 and 8-0 in the SCC. They've won 19 straight games.
Abby Palen punched in 7 points to lead the Shells, while Cassie Vanzo, Hannah Rexford and Sara Kreutztrager each chipped in with 6.
Southwestern's Kelsey Rhoades led all scorers with 16 points and Maddie Greeling netted 11 points to complement her.
Roxana journeys to Dupo at 7:30 p.m. Thursday for its next contest.
EA-WR FALLS TO STAUNTON ON THE ROAD — The East Alton-Wood River Oilers fell 47-36 to the Staunton Bulldogs on the road Monday.
EA-WR dipped to 1-23 with the loss, suffering its 17th consecutive loss.
Staunton led 19-3 after the first quarter and 37-10 at the half. The Oilers outscored the Bulldogs 26-10 in the second half, but it wasn't enough to get over the hump.
EA-WR is back in action at 7:30 p.m. Wednesday at Metro East Lutheran in Prairie State Conference action.