Posted On: 01/17/20 4:09 PM

This 34th annual event is scheduled to get underway on Saturday 1/18 at Highland High School. This event features many top teams and players in Southern Illinois. This is a 16 team event that has games from 10am to 8:30pm on Saturday. The tourney will conclude on Saturday 1/25 with consolation championship, 5th place, 3rd place and Championship games. Here is a look at the first round games.

10:00 am Civic Memorial vs Althoff Catholic. This game features the #3 ranked 3A team in the state, CM against the win less Althoff team. Althoff has lost numerous players to graduation and decisions to not return, which has forced a youth movement. Nariah Parks is a 2021 guard that has been a bright spot, showing special athletic ability. Nariah uses this ability to be a very good on ball defender. She can also get in the lane and do some scoring. CM counters with one of the best senior duos in the area in Johnson County commit Kourtland Tyus and MIssouri Southern commit Anna Hall. These two senior leaders are vitally important in leading the Lady Eagles through the change of the coaching staff in mid season. Hall is scoring

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