EDWARDSVILLE 35, QUINCY 6 — Rain and lightning suspended Edwardsville's football game at Quincy on Friday with the Tigers ahead 14-0 with 8:33 remaining in the third quarter. EHS then traveled back to Quincy on Saturday evening and finished off the game in style.
Edwardsville quarterback Brenden Dickmann connected with Dayleon Harris on a 22-yard touchdown strike late in the third quarter. Then A.J. Epenesa ran in a 2-yard score and Dionte Rodgers raced for a 53-yard TD run in the fourth quarter to round out the scoring. Riley Patterson kicked all the extra points.
Quincy scored its lone TD on a 47-yard TD run by Jirehl Brock early in the fourth quarter.
Rodgers paced the Tigers with 109 yards on 11 carries and two TD runs.
EHS welcomes Rock Island at 7 p.m. on Sept. 2 for its home opener.
CIVIC MEMORIAL 2, MASCOUTAH 1 — The Eagles won the Adidas bracket championship of the Metro Cup with a victory over the host Indians.
With the game tied at 1-1 with 27 minutes left to play, CM junior Keante Hardimon scored the game-winning goal. Caleb Bassett also scored a goal for the Eagles.
CM defeated Wesclin in the quarterfinals and Freeburg in the semifinals. With a 4-0 record, the Eagles have doubled their win total from last year.
CM plays Staunton on Tuesday at home.
MARQUETTE 7, HARRISBURG 0; MARQUETTE 3, GREENVILLE 1; MARQUETTE 5, CARLYLE 0 — The Explorers finished with a 3-0 record at the St. Anthony’s Tournament on Friday and Saturday to earn the championship.
After starting tournament play on Friday by walloping Harrisburg, Marquette picked up a pair of wins on Saturday against Greenville and Carlyle.
In Friday's win over Harrisburg, Chris Hartrich logged a hat trick, while Aaron Boulch, Noah Fahnestock, Jon Stewart and Zach Weinman all contributed a goal apiece. Weinman had three assists, while Fahnestock had two and Hartrich and Brendan Nickloy produced one.
Against Greenville, Hartrich had two goals and an assist and Weinman had a goal and an assist.
Trent Dietiker scored two goals and Hartrich, Jiggy Velloff and Patrick Keenan each scored goals against Carlyle.
The Explorers are 4-0 and will travel to Lebanon on Tuesday.
ALTON 3, TRIAD 0; ALTON 2, DUNLAP 0 — The Redbirds opened the Alton Round Robin Tournament on Friday with a win over Triad and followed it up with a victory over Dunlap on Saturday.
Alton, which is 3-0 on the season, saw the tourney canceled due to rain before it got to play Edwardsville on Saturday evening for the championship.
Against Triad, the Birds got scores from Logan Clark, Matthew Paulda and Steven Nguyen, while getting assists from Skylar Funk, C.J. Nasello and Adam Kane.
In Saturday's win over Dunlap, the Redbirds received goals from Clark and Nasello and one assist from Funk. They outshot Dunlap 24-11 and won the corner battle 11-2.
Alton welcomes Granite City at 4:30 p.m. Tuesday for its Southwestern Conference opener.
EDWARDSVILLE 3, DUNLAP 0; EDWARDSVILLE 4, TRIAD 0 — The Tigers are 3-0-1 on the young season after winning a pair of games at the Alton Round Robin Tournament on Friday and Saturday.
EHS got goals from Blake Conway, Michael Glisson and Alec Mills on Friday's win over Dunlap. Conway, Andrew Joseph and Kyle Wright supplied assists. Daniel Pichiotti and Michael Holting combined for the shutout in goal.
Mills logged a hat trick in Saturday's win over Triad for EHS. Wright had the other goal for the Tigers. Assists came from Glisson and Jacob Mulvihill in the win. Pichiotti and Ian Tegert each saw time in goal for the shutout.
Edwardsville returns to action at 6:30 p.m. Tuesday vs. Belleville East at the District 7 Sports Complex.
FATHER MCGIVNEY 3, CARLINVILLE 2; FATHER MCGIVNEY 0, SPRINGFIELD SOUTHEAST 0 — The Griffins opened the Carlinville Kickoff Classic with a victory over the host team Saturday morning and then ended in a scoreless tie vs. Springfield Southeast later in the day.
Goals came from Brandon Muoz, Andrew Nwacha and Eli Skubish against the Cavaliers. Skubish also had an assist in the win.
Father McGivney is now 2-0-2 on the season.
Next up is Wesclin at 4:30 p.m. on Tuesday on the road.
GRANITE CITY 0, ROCHESTER 0 — The Warriors are now 0-1-2 with the scoreless tie against Rochester on Saturday on the road.
Senior Matt Woods recorded five saves for his first shutout of the season for Granite City, which will play at Alton on Tuesday.
ATHENS 1, ROXANA 0; JERSEYVILLE 9, ROXANA 0 — After being shut out twice on Saturday at the Carlinville Tournament, Roxana dropped to 1-3 and will play host Carlinville at 4:30 p.m. Monday.
The Shells have been blanked three times this season. They began their season on Aug. 22 with a 7-0 loss to Civic Memorial.
LINCOLNWOOD 1, EA-WR 0; EA-WR 3, GILLESPIE 0 — The Oilers split their two games in the Carlinville Tournament on Saturday.
EA-WR (2-2) will play Litchfield at 7 p.m. Wednesday.
FREEBURG 4, METRO EAST LUTHERAN 0 — The Knights dropped to 2-2 with Saturday's loss.
All four of Freeburg's goals came in the first half.
Metro plays host to Christ Our Rock at 4:30 p.m. Tuesday.
EDWARDSVILLE 2, SPRINGFIELD SOUTHEAST 0 — The Tigers opened the season with a 25-6, 25-11 win on the road Friday at Springfield Southeast High.
Rachel Pranger had a team-high 12 kills and tied with Shelbey Saye with two aces to lead the team.
EHS now prepares to open the Tiger Classic at 5 p.m. Friday vs. Auburn. The tournament opens Friday and concludes on Saturday at Edwardsville High.
MELHS AT SPRINGFIELD LUTHERAN TOURNAMENT — Metro competed in the Springfield Lutheran Tournament on Friday and Saturday, finishing with a 1-4 record in tournament action.
For the season the Knights are now 1-5 overall.
MELHS opened with a 25-8, 25-14 loss to LaSalle-Peru and a 25-14, 25-16 loss to Pawnee on Friday. On Saturday, the Knights fell 25-13, 25-17 to Lutheran St. Charles and 11-25, 25-17, 15-6 to North Mac before rallying to beat Christ Our Rock 25-12, 20-25, 25-22 in their final match.
In the win over Christ Our Rock, Lydia Flaherty paced Metro with 9 kills, while Courtney Fenelon added 7. Flaherty and Fenelon each had a team-high 4 aces, too. Sidney Vetter led the way with 12 assists.
EDWARDSVILLE AT WINNETKA NEW TRIER INVITATIONAL — EHS went 1-2 at the Winnetka New Trier Invitational to finish tied for sixth in the 16-team tournament. The Tigers are now 1-3 on the season.
Edwardsville topped Des Plaines Main West 5-1 and lost to Glenbrook North 5-1 on Friday and then lost to Barrington 3-2 on Saturday.
The Tigers return to action at 1 p.m. on Sept. 2 playing host to the Heather Bradshaw Invite. The 32-team extravaganza wraps up on Saturday.
EDWARDSVILLE AT ST. VIATOR INVITATIONAL — Ben Tyrell won the individual crown at the St. Viator Invite on Saturday at Old Orchard Country Club in Chicago, while the Tigers finished in sixth place as a team out of a pool of 13 programs.
Tyrell fired a 5-under-64 to win by five strokes. It was his career-best score in an 18-hole tournament.
As a team, EHS carded a four-man score of 308. Champion St. Viator shot 300.
Luke Babington (77), Spencer Patterson (82) and Tanner White (85) rounded out Edwardsville's scoring.
The Tigers are back in action at 4 p.m. today at Spencer T. Olin Golf Course vs. host Alton and East St. Louis in a triangular for the Southwestern Conference.