EDWARDSVILLE 7, BELLEVILLE EAST 2 — The Tigers improved to 8-5 overall and 3-0 in the Southwestern Conference with Thursday's win on the road.
EHS swept the three doubles flights and won four of six singles matches. In singles, wins came from: Grace Desse at No. 3, Mackenzie Cadigan at No. 4, Maria Mezo at No. 5 and Abby Cimarolli at No. 6. In doubles, the duo of Desse/Morgan Colbert won at No. 1, Cimarolli/Natalie Karibian won at No. 2 and Cadigan/Mezo prevailed at No. 3.
Edwardsville next will face Lyons Township and Hinsdale Central in dual matches on Saturday at Lyons in Chicagoland.
ROXANA 5, HILLSBORO 4 – The Roxana Shells improved to 7-0 with a home victory over the Hiltoppers on Thursday. They are 2-0 in the South Central Conference.
Roxana also owns wins over Granite City, EA-WR, Marquette Catholic, Civic Memorial, Mascoutah and Vandalia. The Shells had 5-4 wins over Mascoutah and Marquette.
Roxana will travel to Greenville on Friday for another SCC showdown.
ALTON 9, EAST ST. LOUIS 0 — With the win Thursday Alton improved to 4-6 overall on the season.
The Redbirds will play host to the Alton Invitational on Saturday with matches at AHS and Lewis and Clark Community College.
VANDALIA 7, EA-WR 2 -- The Vandals picked up their first win of the season after beating the Oilers on Thursday at Vandalia.
ROXANA DEF. LITCHFIELD 25-9, 19-25, 25-17 — The Shells improved to 11-5 overall and 2-2 in South Central Conference play with a three-game win over the Purple Panthers on Thursday at Litchfield.
Roxana, which has won five of its last seven games, will play Carlinville in a home conference matchup on Tuesday.
EAST ST. LOUIS DEF. ALTON 22-25, 25-22, 25-22 — The Redbirds dropped to 10-6 overall and 0-1 in the Southwestern Conference with Thursday's home loss.
Alton next plays Southwestern at 5:45 p.m. Monday at home.
WATERLOO DEF. CIVIC MEMORIAL 25-14, 25-9 — The Eagles are off to an 0-2 in Mississippi Valley Conference play after falling to Waterloo on Thursday at home.
CM dropped to 8-7 and will be playing in the Granite City Fall Classic on Saturday. The Eagles will face Highland, Granite City, Southwestern and Red Bud in the tournament.
BUNKER HILL DEF. MARQUETTE 25-20, 25-18 — The Explorers lost to the Minutemaids in their Prairie State Conference opener on Saturday.
Laura Hamilton finished with 11 digs, Kate Cogan had three kills, seven service points and two aces, Lauren Heinz had two aces, Marissa Nosco had 12 assists and Brooklyn Taylor, Regina Guehlstorf and Michelle Cameron had three kills each for Marquette, which dropped to 7-6 and will play in the Belleville East Tournament on Saturday.
NOKOMIS DEF. EA-WR 25-19, 23-25, 25-14 — The Oilers started their Prairie State Conference season on Thursday with a road loss to the Redskins.
EA-WR will participate in the Vandalia Tournament on Saturday. The Oilers will play Lebanon, Vandalia and South Central.
GRANITE CITY 0, CBC 0 — The Warriors are now 1-4-5 after finishing in a scoreless tie with CBC on Thursday at Gene Baker Field.
Granite City has played five home matches and four of them ended in a tie. The Warriors also recorded their third shutout of the season. Goalkeeper Matt Woods finished with 12 saves.
The Warriors will play Althoff at 6:30 p.m. Wednesday at GCS Park in Sauget.
JACKSONVILLE 3, MARQUETTE CATHOLIC 2 — The Explorers had their three-match winning streak snapped by the Crimsons on Thursday in the rematch of last year’s regional semifinal matchup which Marquette won 1-0.
Jacksonville’s Steven Albers scored the game-winning goal with 47 seconds left in the match to help his team pull off the win. He also became the Crimsons’ all-time leading scorer with 52 goals.
For the Explorers, Aaron Boulch and Chris Hartrich each scored goals, Noah Fahnestock and Zach Weinman each had an assist and Nick Heman had 13 saves in goal. Marquette dropped to 7-2 and will play Ladue in a CYC tournament match on Tuesday at Columbia High School.
EA-WR 4, LITCHFIELD 1 — The Oilers improved to 7-3 with a home victory over the Panthers on Thursday.
EA-WR, which has won six of its last seven games, will play at Jersey at 11 a.m. Saturday.
SOUTHWESTERN 9, ROXANA 2 — The Shells dropped to 1-10 overall and 1-3 in South Central Conference play with a loss to the Piasa Birds on Thursday.
Roxana has another conference match against Vandalia at 10 a.m. Saturday at Wood River Soccer Park.
BREESE CENTRAL 3, FATHER MCGIVNEY 0 — The Griffins dipped to 6-2-3 after getting shutout at home on Thursday.
The Griffins are back in action at 4:30 p.m. today, welcoming Mascoutah.
EDWARDSVILLE 158, BELLEVILLE EAST 169 — Edwardsville boosted its record to 8-0 overall and 5-0 in the Southwestern Conference on Thursday at Clinton Hills Country Club in Belleville.
Ben Tyrrell and Blake Burris tied for medalist honors, each shooting 2-over-38. Kyle Hylla (40) and Luke Babington (42) rounded out the scoring for the Tigers.
Next up for EHS is the Pekin Dragon Invitational at Lick Creek Golf Course in Pekin.
ALTON FINISHES SEVENTH AT YORKTOWN TOURNAMENT — The Alton Redbirds participated in the Yorktown Par 3 Tournament on Thursday in Belleville, finishing seventh.
Morgan Bemis led the Birds, finishing seventh individually, shooting a 59. Other scorers for Alton were Addison Gregory (70), Paige Wittman (71) and Jenna Fleming (72).
Civic Memorial and Granite City also participated in the Yorktown Tournament. The Eagles finished 10th and the Warriors placed 12th. Isabella Roberts shot a 65 to lead CM and Megan Keel was Granite City's top performer with a 63.
CARROLLTON INVITATIONAL — The Civic Memorial boys' team placed second in the Carrollton Invitational on Thursday.
Parker Borth placed sixth, Nick Duley was seventh, Mark Eldridge finished eighth and Will Davis came in ninth for the Eagles in the boys' race.
In the girls' race, Zoey Lewis was seventh and Lydia Peal finished 15th.
EDWARDSVILLE 5, PARKWAY WEST 0 — The Tigers are now 7-2-1 on the season after Thursday's win at home.
Natalie Nava tallied two goals, while Ansley Dorsey, Sophia Swalley and Mattie Norton all scored once. Sarah Blume posted the shutout in goal. Annie Mulford didn't play in the win.
EHS is back in action at 4:15 p.m. Monday at Parkway South.