Posted On: 12/2/18 11:11 PM

Civic Memorial took on Belleville East in the final day of the Southern Illinois Shootout series. This was an intense game with both sides applying pressure for most of the game. In addition, when possible, both teams were looking to get out and run. These elements made it fun to watch. CM won 61-54 and was aided by a 14/18 effort from the free throw line in the 4th quarter.

  • Kourtland Tyus a 5'6 Junior did what you need your veteran point guard to do. She was a calming influence in the second half for her team. Kourtland made a big 3 in the 3rd quarter and then really stepped up in the 4th. In the last period she made a layup and was 6/6 from the line down the stretch.  Her 11 points all came in the second half when her team needed her most. Her role will be critical if the Lady Eagles plan to make a run come February.
  • Bryce Dowell a 5'7 Senior can score in bunches. She has a very quick release so it makes her hard to guard. Bryce is very fast and handles the ball well so she can get her shot, especially in the

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