Illinois High School Basketball - Metro-East Lutheran can't hold off Marquette CatholicMarch 6, 2021: Alton, IL 62002
The Metro-East Lutheran Knights basketball team (Edwardsville, IL), was nudged 55-51 in Saturday's league battle with the host Marquette Catholic Explorers (Alton, IL)
The Explorers now sport a 4-6 record. They put it on the line next when they travel to Granite City for a non-league battle on Friday, March 12.
The Knights (8-4) will now prepare for their battle against East Alton-Wood River (Wood River, IL). The Oilers come into the Prairie State battle with a 8-7 record. In their last battle, East Alton-Wood River was nudged by Freeburg (Freeburg, IL), 66-56, in a non-league battle.