Illinois High School Basketball - Marquette Catholic crushes Mt. OliveDecember 12, 2017: Mt. Olive, IL 62069
Marquette Catholic Explorers (Alton, IL) backers were in high spirits Tuesday as they witnessed their basketball squad bounce the host Mt. Olive Wildcats (Mt. Olive, IL), 77-42 in a league bout.
With the win, Marquette Catholic upgrades its record to 7-0 on the season. The Explorers host Althoff Catholic (Belleville, IL) to clash with the Crusaders in a non-league bout on Sunday, December 17. The Crusaders go into the bout with a record of 2-5.
Next up, the Wildcats clash with the Greenfield/Northwestern Tigers (Greenfield, IL) in a non-league bout, on Thursday, December 14. Mt. Olive will attempt to upgrade on its 5-4 season record. The Tigers go into the bout with a 2-3 record after their 47-40 non-league loss to Franklin (Franklin, IL).