Illinois High School Basketball - Murphysboro nips Marquette CatholicJanuary 15, 2019: Alton, IL 62002
Fans at Tuesday's non-league challenge between the Murphysboro Red Devils (Murphysboro, IL) and the host Marquette Catholic Explorers (Alton, IL), saw Murphysboro's basketball squad hold off Marquette Catholic by a tally of 47-45.
With the victory, Murphysboro improves its record to 12-6 on the campaign. The Red Devils travel to Trico (Campbell Hill, IL) to play the Pioneers in a non-league challenge on Thursday, January 17. The Pioneers come into the challenge with a record of 4-14. Trico lost 70-32 in their recent non-league challenge against Marquette Catholic (Alton, IL)
Next up, the Explorers play the Trico Pioneers (Campbell Hill, IL) in a non-league challenge, on Wednesday, January 16. Marquette Catholic will attempt to improve on its 17-3 season record. The Pioneers come into the challenge with a 4-13 record after their 76-72 non-league loss to Waterloo (Waterloo, IL).