The Alton Lady Redbirds lost their home opener Thursday night at Gordon Moore Park.  The Redbirds were shutout by Springfield Sacred Heart-Griffin, 1-0.  Alton drops to 0-and-3 on the season.

The Lady Redbirds are back in action Saturday against Highland in the Metro Cup Tournament.  Saturday's 11th place game (Alton/Highland) is scheduled for 4 pm in Columbia, IL. 

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Marquette meets Columbia at 2 pm Saturday in the 9th place game of the Metro Cup Tourney.

The tournament semi-finals will be played on Friday at Edwardsville H.S.

5:00 pm - Edwardsville vs. Springfield

7:00 pm - Waterloo vs. O'Fallon

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The Carlinville Spring Cup Soccer Tourney kicks off today (Friday).  First round games include:

Carlinville vs. Staunton

Civic Memorial vs. Springfield Southeast

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Elsewhere in soccer today - it's the home opener for the Lady Oilers at Wood River Soccer Park:

4:15 pm - Breese Central @ EA/WR