Centralia Orphans Stay Perfect; High School Basketball RoundupThe Centralia Orphans jumped out to an early lead and stopped a late game rally to beat O'Fallon 60-53 Saturday night.
Centralia led 17-13 after the first quarter and built up a 33 to 27 halftime lead before O'Fallon got to within two points with just over three minutes left in the game. Jerod Simmons-Young scored 22 points to lead the Orphans. Chase Alcorn had 14. O'Fallon was led by Donovan Franklin with 16 points and Darien McClain with 14.
The Orphans improve to 5-0. They play at Marion on Friday night.
In other Saturday night boys basketball games:
- Althoff Catholic 58, Breese Mater Dei 53
- Breese Central 44, Triad 30
- Cahokia 60, Sacred Heart-Griffin (Springfield) 40
- Edwardsville 60, Collinsville 40
- Harrisburg 77, Gallatin County 51
- Mt. Zion 100, Pana 57
- Nashville 48, Columbia 30
- Terre Haute North, Ind. 65, Robinson 50
- Trenton Wesclin 70, Freeburg 66
DuQuoin Tip-Off Classic
- Flora 57, DuQuoin 32
- Vandalia 47, Hamilton County 30
- Vandalia 72, Flora 44
Kaskaskian Classic Tournament
- Carlyle 47, Hillsboro 40
- Greenville 41, Hillsboro 33
- Lovejoy 62, Greenfield 60
- Riverton 38, Breese Mater Dei 28
- Taylorville 52, Mattoon 40
- Tolono Unity 42, Paris 29
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