Illinois High School Basketball - East St. Louis prevails UpliftJanuary 14, 2012: East St. Louis, IL 62205
East St. Louis Flyers (East St. Louis, IL) backers were in high spirits Saturday as they witnessed their basketball squad thwart the visiting Uplift Titans (Chicago, IL), 71-52 in a non-league bout.
With the win, East St. Louis upgrades its record to 16-4 on the season. The Flyers host Bessemer City (Bessemer, AL) to play the Tigers in a non-league bout on Monday, January 16. The Tigers go into the bout with a record of 5-14. Bessemer City lost 75-38 in their recent league bout against Hillcrest (Tuscaloosa, AL)
Next up, the Titans play the Notre Dame Irish (Peoria, IL) in a non-league bout, on Saturday, January 14. Uplift will attempt to upgrade on its 5-9 season record. The Irish go into the bout with a 4-10 record after their 54-52 non-league loss to Morton (Morton, IL).