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The Alton Lady Redbirds shutout the Marquette Lady Explorers, 1-0 Monday night in girls soccer at Gordon Moore Park. The game’s only goal was scored late in the first half (at the 34:00 minute mark) on a free kick by Addison Cartwright. The Explorers outshot the Redbirds, 20-to-1 but still lost the match.
Alton High goalie Jenny Huber was credited with the shutout – making 17 saves on the night. The (7-10-2) Redbirds play again Tuesday night at Belleville West.
The (13-7) Lady Explorers open the Class 1A regionals Tuesday night against Roxana (5 pm). Game two in the Marquette soccer regional tonight at 7 pm – C.M. vs. EA/WR.