It was a rough night for area boys basketball teams Tuesday night. Those suffering losses last night: Alton, Civic Memorial, Roxana, Southwestern, & EA/WR. It was victories Tuesday for Marquette & Jerseyville.
First place East St. Louis defeated Alton High, 67-58.
The Flyers led the Redbirds, 50-49 after three quarters and then outscored Alton, 17-9 in the fourth period (for the nine point win).
Flyers (12-5, 7-0) – Karon Randolph – 19
Redbirds (13-3, 5-2) – Darrius Edwards – 23
Maurice Edwards – 12; Bryan Hudson – 12; Carlos Anderson – 11
Marquette def. Bunker Hill, 65-37
* Explorers (12-4): Shandon Boone - 17
Litchfield def. EA/WR, 46-41
Litchfield: Ryan Howard – 17
Oilers (5-11): Blake Marks – 15; Joel Biesk – 12; Mike Stimac – 11
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