CLASS 1A STATE TOURNAMENT — Roxana junior Bailey Sharpmack finished in a four-way tie for 31st with a 170 at the Class A girls' golf state tournament over the weekend at Red Tail Run Golf Course in Decatur.
Sharpmack shot an 84 in the first day and an 86 in the second. She finished with 14 pars and fired a birdie on the par-3, No. 13 hole on the second day.
Sharpmack also tied with Pontiac's Ali Schrock, Marian's Delanie Sebion and Mount Carmel's Mallory Raber.
Sharpmack was the lone Roxana representative at the state tournament. It was her first trip at state.
CLASS 3A STATE TOURNAMENT — Edwardsville senior Kayla Weinacht finished in a four-way tie for 72nd with a 25-over-169 in the Class AA girls' golf state tournament over the weekend at Hickory Point Golf Club in Decatur.
Weinacht shot an 83 in the first day and an 83 in the second. She had 16 pars and fired a birdie on the par-4, No. 9 hole.
Weinacht, who was the lone Edwardsville golfer in the state tournament, also tied with St. Charles North's Reagan Stanton, Oak Park-River Forest's Katie Latham and Normal's Savannah Weyrauch.
ALTHOFF 4, EA-WR 2 — The Oilers' season came to an end on Friday with a loss to the Crusaders in the Class 1A Greenville Regional championship match.
EA-WR finished its season at 12-10, its fourth consecutive winning season. The Oilers also were eliminated by Althoff in the regional finals for the second straight year.
Jordan Schmigdall and Luke Sims each scored goals and Devin Curtis had an assist for EA-WR, which trailed the Crusaders 3-1 at halftime.
GRANITE CITY 4, PEKIN 0 — The Warriors advanced to the Class 3A Granite City Regional semifinals against Edwardsville at 4:30 p.m. Tuesday with a first-round victory over the Dragons on Saturday at Gene Baker Field.
Luke Rainwater, Sam Ortiz, Alex Moore and Kaleb Chism scored goals and Braden Dickerson and Matt Woods combined with three saves in goal for the Warriors, who improved to 5-9-6 and picked up their seventh shutout of the season.
Granite City won its first regional match since 2008, when it beat Quincy 4-3 in the Class 3A Quincy Regional semifinals.
MARQUETTE CATHOLIC 45, MOUNT OLIVE 6 – The Explorers clinched a state playoff berth after cruising to a victory over the Wildcats at Public School Stadium.
Marquette improved to 6-2 overall and 6-0 in Prairie State Conference play and will play a road game against South Fork at 7 p.m. Friday. The Explorers can win the conference title outright with a win over the Ponies.
Against Mount Olive, Jeremy Strebel scored two touchdowns and James Malone scored a touchdown on a blocked punt for the Explorers, who won their sixth straight game and are guaranteed their 10th state playoff berth in 11 years.
CIVIC MEMORIAL DEF. EA-WR 25-11, 25-8; CIVIC MEMORIAL DEF. GREENVILLE 23-25, 25-6, 15-6; CIVIC MEMORIAL DEF. CARROLLTON 28-26, 25-23; CIVIC MEMORIAL DEF. STAUNTON 25-16, 28-26; CARROLLTON DEF. EA-WR 20-25, 25-20, 15-7; GREENVILLE DEF. EA-WR 25-17, 25-19; LITCHFIELD DEF. EA-WR 25-19, 25-12 – Civic Memorial captured its first Jersey Tournament championship on Saturday after winning the eight-team tournament with a 4-0 record.
Sydney Marshall, Kennedy Carnes and Baleigh Gehrs were the Eagles' representatives on the all-tournament team.
The Eagles defeated Staunton in two games in the championship match. Marshall finished with a career-high 31 assists, Gehrs finished with a career-high 12 kills and Jenna Parmentier, a transfer from Staunton. had 11 digs and four aces against her former school.
Carnes finished with 34 kills in the tournament.
Civic Memorial improved to 18-11-1 and clinched its first winning season since 2010.
The Eagles play Jersey at 6 p.m. tonight in their final home match. They have won six matches in a row.
EA-WR finished 0-4 in the Jersey Tournament, including a two-game loss to Litchfield in the seventh-place match.
The Oilers dropped to 5-23 with one regular season match remaining. EA-WR plays a road match at Greenville at 6 p.m. Tuesday. Greenville beat the Oilers in two games on Saturday at the Jersey Tournament.
Lauren Robinson was EA-WR's lone representative on the all-tournament team.
GIBAULT DEF. MARQUETTE 25-23, 20-25, 15-10; CHESTER DEF. MARQUETTE 25-22, 25-15; MARQUETTE DEF. OKAWVILLE 21-25, 25-21, 15-9; NASHVILLE DEF. MARQUETTE 25-16, 24-26, 15-8 – The Explorers ended their regular season on Saturday with a 1-3 mark at the Freeburg Monster Mash Tournament.
Laura Hamilton had 131 digs in the tournament. She finished with a school-record 40 digs against Nashville. Hamilton holds the school's single-season (475) and career marks (718) in digs.
Marissa Nosco had 94 assists, including 29 against Okawville, which tied her school-record mark. She also had 35 service points and 13 aces.
Michelle Cameron had 19 blocks and 28 kills and Regina Guehlstorf had 33 kills.
Marquette finished its regular season at 12-18 and will return to action at 6:30 p.m. On Oct. 25 against Greenfield in the Class 2A North Greene Regional semifinals.
HIGHLAND DEF. METRO EAST LUTHERAN 26-24, 25-11; PEKIN DEF. METRO EAST LUTHERAN 25-3, 25-10; METRO EAST LUTHERAN TIED TRIAD 18-25, 25-20; SALEM DEF. METRO EAST LUTHERAN 25-23, 25-21 – The Knights finished 1-2-1 at the O'Fallon Tournament over the weekend.
MELHS dropped to 8-21-1 with two regular season matches to go. The Knights play a Prairie State Conference road match against Mount Olive at 7 p.m. Tuesday. They're 2-2 in conference play.
MELHS' Lydia Flaherty finished with 58 assists in the O'Fallon tournament, including 20 against Salem in the final match.
ST. ANTHONY INVITATIONAL — Brenden Springman placed 23rd with a time of 18 minutes, 4 seconds and Ryne White finished 28th with an 18:20 to lead EA-WR in the St. Anthony Invitational on Saturday at Effingham.
Both Springman and White earned trophies for their finishes. The top 35 finishers at the St. Anthony Invitational receive trophies.
The Oilers finished sixth with 190 points. Chase Wallendorf finished 44th with a 19:02, Andrew Noack was 51st with a 19:17, Jacob Mustain placed 58th in 19:23, Austin Brimer was 99th in 21:03 and Blake Unterbrink was 103rd with a 21:12.
Kaylee Dailey placed 76th with a 25:28 in the girls' race.
COR JESU 5, EDWARDSVILLE 0; EDWARDSVILLE 2, LADUE 1 — The Tigers ended their regular season on Saturday with a home victory over the Rams.
Against Ladue, Mattie Norton scored Edwardsville's second goal in the 1 vs. 1s against Ladue and Veronica Carrow scored a goal with 24 seconds left in the second half to force overtime.
The Tigers avenged the 2-1 loss to the Rams in the Public School Tournament on Oct. 6.
On Friday, Edwardsville was shut out for the third time this season with the loss to Cor Jesu on the road.
The Tigers are the ninth seed in the Midwest Tournament and play the winner of University City-Westminister Academy at 3:30 p.m. Thursday at Whitfield.