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Breese Mater Dei Comes From Behind to Beat Centralia, 45-42

The Breese Mater Dei Knights came from behind to beat the Centralia Orphans 45 to 42 Saturday night.  The game went down to the final second, when Jerod Simmons-Young missed a three pointer that would have tied the contest.  The Knights were down ten points in the opening minutes of the third period before going on a rally that eventually put them in the lead for good at 37-34 with just under four minutes of the game remaining.  Simmons-Young led the Orphans with ten points.  

The loss gave the Orphans a split for the weekend, as they beat Marion 69-61.   Simmons-Young had a career high 25 points in that game.  The Orphans are now 17-7.   The win improved the Knights to 15-11.  

In other Saturday night high school basketball action: 

  •      Belleville West 60, Althoff Catholic 51
  •      Carlyle 72, Lebanon 46
  •      Carterville 58, Sparta 54
  •      Chester 62, Trico 55
  •      Effingham 61, Pana 34
  •      Effingham St. Anthony 78, Moweaqua Central A&M 66
  •      Flora 54, Woodlawn 53
  •      Harrisburg 75, West Frankfort 46
  •      Massac County 74, Benton 38
  •      Mt. Zion 48, Decatur St. Teresa 46
  •      Murphysboro 57, Herrin 48
  •      Nashville 54, Anna-Jonesboro 30
  •      Neoga 51, Beecher City 49
  •      Norris City 62, Wayne City 33
  •      Okawville 64, Freeburg 56
  •      Pinckneyville 42, DuQuoin 41
  •      Waterloo Gibault 61, Trenton Wesclin 42

    

 Teutopolis Shootout

  •      Madison 61, Paris 48
  •      Robinson 58, Mascoutah 50
  •      Teutopolis 70, Alton 60

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