Posted On: 07/4/18 8:11 PM

Throughout the next week we will take a look back at the conferences in southern Illinois and  the results of the 2017-2018 season. We will look at the standings and the All Conference/Top players that will return for the 2018-2019 season. we will share a little insight and then later on in the summer/fall we will get more in depth by team in a full preview of next season.

We will begin with the Southwestern Conference. The final standings for last year were:

  1. 1. Edwardsville 14-0
  2. 2. O'Fallon 11-3.
  3. 3. Belleville East 11-3
  4. 4. East St Louis 6-8
  5. 5. Collinsville 6-8
  6. 6. Alton 4-10
  7. 7. Belleville West 4-10
  8. 8. Granite City 0-14

Since going 12-2 in the 2008-2009 season Edwardsville has only lost one conference game. With a strong senior class the Tigers were able to again get through the conference without a loss. Coach Blade's team took an undefeated season in to the state tournament where they came home with the 4th place trophy. Belleville East gave the Tigers all they wanted and more in the Regional Championship game and look

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