The Class 1A and 2A girls basketball regionals tipped off Monday night around the state of Illinois.

Breese Central (2A) regional:  Marquette edged Roxana, 43-38.  The Explorers were led by Abby Porter with 14 points – Sam Darr added 12 while Emma Snider chipped in with 8.

The Lady Shells got a game high 15 points from Paige Stacy while Maddie Sheraka added 13 on the night.  Roxana finished 14-and-13 on the year.

Roxana girls basketball coach Mike uthnot:

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Marquette takes a 13-and-11 record into tonight’s game at 6 pm against top-sseded host Breese Central (29-2).  The game can be heard tonight at 6 here on Z-1570 and at altondailynews.com…..live from Breese. 

Marquette girls basketball coach Larry :

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Also in Breese last night – Trenton Wesclin eliminated EA/WR, 61-28.  Zoe Christopher led the Warriors with 15 points.  The Lady Oilers got 14 from Kari Westbrook and 10 from Mallory Lovings. 

EA/WR girls basketball coach Mark aele:

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Trenton Wesclin plays number two seed Carlyle in the regional semi’s tonight at 7:30 pm (following the Marquette – Breese Central contest).

Litchfield (2A) regional last night:

Gillespie def. Carlinville, 47-41

Hillsboro def. Staunton, 64-43