The 8th Annual Civic Memorial Riverbend Girls Basketball Tournament was held earlier this week in Bethalto.  The summer shootout featured approximately 45 varsity and j-v teams playing more than 100 games on Wednesday and Thursday.


Teams included:

> Host C.M. Lady Eagles, Southwestern, EAWR, Marquette

> MVC teams: C.M., Highland, Waterloo, Jerseyville, Triad

> SWC teams: Edwardsville, Collinsville, B. West, B.East, O'Fallon

> Missouri teams: Incarnate Word, Warrenton

> Also: Springfield, Rochester, Sullivan, Breese Central, Mt. Zion, Benton, Salem, Granite City, Gillespie



* Lady Eagles head basketball coach Jonathan Denney:




The C.M. girls basketball squad finished the 2018-19 winter season with a mark of 29-and-6.  The Eagles won the Mississippi Valley Conference title with a record of 10-and-0 last year.