Sandoval, Odin, Patoka Win; Centralia and South Central Lose in Boys BasketballCahokia came back from an eleven point deficit in the third quarter on a 13-0 run and beat the Centralia Orphans 41 to 40 Tuesday night. Jerrod Simons-Young had 14 points to lead the Orphans. Chase Alcorn and De'Ontre Cunningham had ten apiece. The loss was only the fourth of the year for Centralia that drops to 4-3 in South Seven Conference Play and 19-4 overall. Cahokia improves to 5-2 in conference and 17-6 overall. Centralia Senior Jake Wood was recognized during the game for becoming the 22nd player in Orphan history to score 1,000 points in his career. Centralia plays current South Seven conference leader Carbondale on Friday night.
Sandoval Beat Clay City 77 to 60. Sandoval led 40-32 at half before outscoring Clay City in both the third and fourth quarter while on their way to victory. Sandoval was led by LaRon Anderson with 21 points, Brandon Williams had 18 and Jordan Johnson 16. The win improves Sandoval to 6-11 on the year.
Odin picked up a win over Cisne in A midland Trail Conference game. Ryan Niepoetter led Odin with 17 points. Devin Williams andIke Margrum added tenapiece. The win improves the Eagles to 16-5 on the year and 3-1 in the Midland Trail Confeence.
Patoka was also victorious last night, as they downed Beecher City 57 to 42. Patoka was led by Johnnie Clift with 16 points and ten rebounds and Jered Cain with 14 points.
Effingham St. Anthony downed South Central 57 to 37. South Central was led by Evan Langley with 14 and Noah Powell with 11. The loss drops South Centralia to 2-21.
In other action around the region:
Belleville Althoff 66, Triad 45
Belleville West 60, Breese Mater Dei 48
Breese Central 65, Trenton Wesclin 44
Carmi White County 60, Eldorado 52
Centralia Christ Our Rock 51, St. Elmo 47
Flora 75, Edwards County 41
Newton 57, Charleston 56
North Clay 51, Bluford Webber 43
Okawville 56, Marissa 31
Olney East Richland 27, Effingham 20
Paris 59, Casey-Westfield 57
Sesser-Valier 54, Waltonville 35
Teutopolis 56, Vandalia 39
Woodlawn 72, Wayne City 41
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