In the game you heard last night on the Big Z Taylorville beat Civic Memorial 57-49 in the C.M. Thanksgiving tournament and Nokomis topped Granite City 50-23.  In the Metro East Turkey Tournament yesterday Roxana fell to Gillespie 61-52. Marquette beat Staunton 58-17. With the win the Explorers moved to 2-0 and won the Pool A title. They advance to the gold bracket semifinals at 7 p.m. Friday, awaiting the winner between host MELHS and Gillespie. East Alton Wood River lost to Waterloo Gilault 61-37. Southwestern topped Madison 57-43. Metro East beat Marissa 66-55 and in the Alton Redbird Tip-Off Classic Alton opened their 5th straight season with a victory after beating Riverview Gardens 67-54 and St. Mary's Missouri defeated Carnahan Missouri 70-41.

 

We have even more Prep Basketball coming up this weekend. Tune in to the Big Z tomorrow night at 7:30 to hear the Alton Redbirds take on Carnahan Mo. Then on Saturday at 6 p.m. Granite City will take on Civic Memorial and at 7:30 we have St. Mary's facing off against the Redbirds.

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