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The Lovejoy (IL) varsity basketball team won Saturday's home non-conference game against Cairo (IL) by a score of 79-54.

Q1Q2Q3Q4Final
Cairo----54
Lovejoy----79
Final score provided by L. Wood.
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Game Story

Illinois High School Basketball - Lovejoy crushes Cairo

February 12, 2022: Lovejoy, IL 62059

Lovejoy Wildcats (Lovejoy, IL) backers were in high spirits Saturday as they witnessed their basketball squad bounce the visiting Cairo Pilots (Cairo, IL), 79-54 in a non-league bout.

With the win, Lovejoy upgrades its record to 10-17 on the season.

Next up, the Pilots play the Carterville Lions (Carterville, IL) in a non-league bout, on Tuesday, February 15. Cairo will attempt to upgrade on its 3-19 season record. The Lions go into the bout with a 18-9 record after their 68-58 league win over DuQuoin (DuQuoin, IL).

Rankings & Records

Cairo (21-22)

ILClass
586139
OverallHomeAwayNeutralWin %PFPA
4-211-31-132-5.1601,2301,676
L

Lovejoy (21-22)

ILClass
45194
OverallHomeAwayNeutralWin %PFPA
11-175-30-96-5.3931,3511,468

Team Scoring Averages

Q1Q2Q3Q4Final
Cairo
15.015.016.016.049.2
Lovejoy8.19.49.38.348.3

Head-to-Head

  • Lovejoy won on 12/18/2021
    12/18 @ 2pQ1Q2Q3Q4Final
    Lovejoy----60
    Cairo----33

    The Lovejoy (IL) varsity basketball team won Saturday's neutral non-conference game against Cairo (IL) by a score of 60-33.

  • Lovejoy won on 2/12/2022
    2/12 @ 2pQ1Q2Q3Q4Final
    Cairo----54
    Lovejoy----79

    The Cairo (IL) varsity basketball team lost Saturday's away non-conference game against Lovejoy (IL) by a score of 79-54.

Common Opponents

SchoolCommon Opp. Rec.SchoolCommon Opp. Rec.
Cairo0-2Lovejoy0-3
DateAwayHomeResultDateAwayHomeResult
12/21/21MurphysboroCairo(L) 79-4012/1/21LovejoyMurphysboro(L) 66-35
1/25/22LovejoyMurphysboro(L) 50-34
2/15/22CairoCarterville(L) 66-3712/4/21LovejoyCarterville(L) 58-25

Record Breakdown

Cairo (21-22)

L

Lovejoy (21-22)

4-21
Overall
11-17
0-0
League
0-0
3-16
Non-League
4-6
0-2
Head to Head
2-0
0-2
Common Opponent
0-3
1-3
Home
5-3
1-13
Away
0-9
2-5
Neutral
6-5
1-0
Playoff
1-0
3-17
In-State
9-13
1-4
Out-of-State
2-4