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.