The Edwardsville Tigers beat the Alton Redbirds, 55-40 Friday night in the Class 4A Granite City Regional title game. The Tigers advance to the Sectional round with a mark of 27-and-2. The Redbirds boys basketball season ends at 13-and-18.
Edwardsville led 19-11 at halftime. The Tigers were led by Garrett Covington’s 15 points. Shawn Roundtree added 14 in the win. The Redbirds got a team high 15 points from Tyrome Parker.