Sports Round Up: Basketball, bowling teams square off on Wednesday
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GATEWAY SCIENCE 57, BRUSSELS 42: Keaton Rose had 22 points for Brussels but the Raiders dropped a 57-42 decision to Gateway Science of St. Louis in a consolation semifinal game of the Valley Park (Mo.) Tournament Wednesday.
Miralem Kukic led the Gators with a 32-point effort. Darren Klass added seven points for Brussels and Mitchell Willman six.
Brussels trailed 24-20 at halftime and 40-36 at three-quarter time before the Gators ran out winners; the Raiders fell to 0-2.
Brussels was scheduled to play Crossroads of St. Louis for seventh place Thursday evening.
LEBANON 77, McGIVNEY CATHOLIC 52: Logan Shumate's 22 points and 11 rebounds wasn't enough for McGivney Catholic, who fell to 0-4 in their inaugural varsity season with a 77-52 loss to Lebanon in the Trenton Wesclin-Lebanon Tournament Wednesday.
Dan Jones added 13 points for the Griffins, who will be taking part in next week's North Greene Classic tournament in White Hall.
ALTON 2,939, TAYLORVILLE 2,648: Alton got a 648 series from Tyler Stevenson as the Redbirds defeated Taylorville 2,939-2,468 in a non-conference bowling meet at Alton's Bowl Haven Wednesday.
The Redbirds moved to 2-2 on the season with the win.
Stevenson had a 254 opening game, with Chris Duke adding a 629 set and Derrick Hendrson a 604 (including a 225) to send the Redbirds to victory.
HIGHLAND 40, MARQUETTE CATHOLIC 0: Marquette Catholic, in its first year of fielding a bowling team, fell to 0-2 on the year as the Explorers dropped a 40-0 decision to Highland at Poplar Junction Lanes Wednesday.
Luke Simmons led Marquette with a 513 series, with Cameron Rainey adding a 456 set.
Next up for the Explorers is Metro East Lutheran Monday at SIUE's Cougar Lanes.
BELLEVILLE EAST 37, GRANITE CITY 3: Ricky Hard's 621 series wasn't enough as Granite City dropped a 37-3 Southern Illinois High School Bowling Conference Southwestern division decision to Belleville East at Belleville's Bel-Air Bowl Wednesday.
The Warriors fell to 1-2 on the year.
Hard's series included a 225 and 221 in his last two games of the day. Corey Hard added a 503 for GCHS.
The Warriors will be in Saturday's Abe Lincoln Tournament at King Pin Lanes in Springfield.
CIVIC MEMORIAL 28, WATERLOO 12: Civic Memorial remained undefeated in the Southern Illinois High School Bowling Conference's Mississippi Valley division as the Eagles defeated Waterloo 28-12 at Bethalto's Airport Bowl Wednesday.
The Eagles went to 6-0 overall, 3-0 in the division.
Zach Hagen had CM's best game of the day, rolling a 245 in Game 2. Gage Jennings rolled a 182 in the opener and Gordon Madrey shot 204.
ALTON 2,729, TAYLORVILLE 2,457: Ashley Heistand rolled a 633 series to lead Alton to a 2,729-2.457 non-conference win over Taylorville at Alton's Bowl Haven Wednesday.
Heistand had a finale of 256 to close out her series; Claire Gorman shot a 567 set for the Redbirds, with Alex Bergin adding a 559 and Paige Snyders a 504 on the day.
HIGHLAND 39, MARQUETTE CATHOLIC 1: Shelby Jones fired a 535 series, which included a 200 finale, as first-year girls team Marquette Catholic dropped a 39-1 decision to Highland at Highland's Poplar Junction Lanes Wednesday.
The Explorers got a 355 from Heidi Amberg as they fell to 0-2 in their inaugural season.
BELLEVILLE EAST 38, GRANITE CITY 2: Granite City fell to 1-1 on the season as the Warriors fell 38-2 to Belleville East at Bel-Air Bowl in Belleville Wednesday.
Ashley Heiman led GCHS with a 554 set, including a final game of 226.
The Warrior girls will join the boys at the Abe Lincoln Tournament in Springfield Saturday morning.
WATERLOO 27, CIVIC MEMORIAL 13: Ashley Westbrook led Civic Memorial with a top game of 203 as the Eagles fell to Waterloo 27-13 at Bethalto's Airport Bowl Wednesday.
Mia Daughtery had a top game of 172 for the Eagles, who fell to 0-2 on the year.
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