East St Louis Repeats As SIT Champs, Salem Falls To Rams In Consy Title Game

East St Louis Repeats As SIT Champs, Salem Falls To Rams In Consy Title Game

The 69th Salem Invitational is in the books and East St Louis repeated as champs with their 61-42 win over Effingham.  Salem won their consolation semifinal over Highland 64-24 to get to the trophy game against Mt Vernon who beat TF North 71-64.  The Rams defeated Salem in the consolation title game 50-47.  TF North beat Highland in the 7th place game 60-43 and the Carbondale Terriers beat Teutopolis in the 3rd place game 65-45.

At the Quincy Tournament, Centralia fell to Quincy 62-57.

South Central fell to Dieterich 54-45 over the weekend.  Kennin Willshire led SC with 16, Chase Dodson and Hunter Brandt added 9 each.  SC won the Fresh/Soph game and lost the JV game.  The Cougars are 11-8 overall and 4-2 in the NTC as they will play Dieterich again on Wednesday to open the NTC Tournament.

Woodlawn won the Midland Trail Tournament over Wayne City 55-53, Odin over Waltonville for 3rd place 56-34 and Cisne won the consolation title over Christ Our Rock 54-39.

The Little Illini Conference Tournament saw top seed Marshall nip Flora 44-42 to get to tomorrow’s semifinals.  Casey beat Lawrenceville 46-33, Olney over Paris 52-37 and Robinson beat Newton 55-52.

Pinckneyville won the Benton Invitational finishing 5-0 with a 64-60 win over Benton who finished 4-1 and in 2nd place.  Sesser Valier was 3-2 and 3rd with Hamilton County 4th at 2-3, Vandalia was 5th at 1-4 and Mounds Meridian finished 0-5.

At Carmi White County, Fairfield took the title at 5-0 with Harrisburg 2nd, Mt Carmel 3rd, Carmi 4th, Mt Vernon, Indiana was 4th and finishing 5th at 0-5 was Edwards County.

Nashville won the NIT with a win over Mater Dei in the title game 41-39.  Mascoutah over Breese Central for 3rd 56-49 and Metro East Lutheran over Brentwood, Missouri in the 5th place game 63-49.

Alton Marquette beat Wesclin in the title game at Okawville 63-36, Okawville 58-56 over Roxana for 3rd and Carlyle beat Gibault 57-40 in the 5th place game.

At the Sparta Mid Winter Classic, Murphysboro over Freeburg in the title game 54-47, Sparta beat Waterloo 76-65 in the 3rd place game, Columbia over Trico in the 5th place game 51-36 and in the 7th place game it was Red Bud over Steeleville 56-55.

Today in prep boys hoops, Odin is at Sandoval.