The Alton Redbirds picked up the second football playoff victory in the school's history, a 32-12 win over Chicago Lincoln Park in the first round of the Class 7A IHSA football playoffs on Friday night.
The Marquette Explorers fell to the Newton Eagles in the Class 3A by a score of 17-6 in Newton. Marquette finishes the season with a record of 8-2.
Elsewhere in Class 3A the Carlinville Cavaliers defeated the East Alton-Wood River Oilers by a score of 52-19. The Oilers finish the season with a record of 7-3.
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