Illinois High School Basketball - Belleville East tops Metro-East LutheranJanuary 24, 2022: Edwardsville, IL 62025
Belleville East Lancers (Belleville, IL) backers were pleased Monday as they saw their basketball squad knock off the host Metro-East Lutheran Knights (Edwardsville, IL), 65-55 in a non-league bout.
With the victory, Belleville East upgrades its record to 14-8 on the campaign. The Lancers travel to Granite City (Granite City, IL) to play the Warriors in a non-league bout on Tuesday, January 25. The Warriors come into the bout with a record of 11-10. Granite City lost 92-79 in their recent non-league bout against Confluence Prep Academy (St. Louis, MO)
Next up, the Knights play the Bunker Hill Minutemen (Bunker Hill, IL) in a Prairie State bout, on Tuesday, January 25. Metro-East Lutheran will attempt to upgrade on its 10-8 season record. The Minutemen come into the bout with a 7-13 record after their 47-40 non-league win over Gillespie (Gillespie, IL).