Alton Evening Telegraph from Alton, Illinois on December 29, 1970 · Page 10
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fi2 Alton Evening Telegraph Tuesday, Der-. 2!), UTTC Atlanta guard Pete Maravich leaps high in first quarter to grab a rebound during National Basketball Association game in Atlanta Monday night. No. 23 for San Francisco is guard Jeff Miillins. No. 23 for the Hawks is forward Lou Hudson. (AP Wirephoto) i Shells, Panthers \ bow in tournament By DON METZGER Telegraph Sports Writer I EDWARDSVILLE — In consolation • action this mor- ffing in the Third Annual Ildwardsville Holiday Classic the Roxana Shells met the Madison Trojans and the Jerseyville Panthers faced the parta Bulldogs. Other second day pairings found Triad up against highland at 1 p.m. and Ed' a r d s v i 11 e going after taunton at 2:30 p.m. The latter two contests \yere onsolation games also ; Championship bracket airings for Tuesday show ahokia battling Johnston ity at 4 p.m!, Quincy CB doing against the number one seeded East St. Louis Flyers t 6:30 p.m., Bloomington hallenging Litchfield at. 8 m., and Gillespie facing lacArthur of Decatur at 9:30 m. In Monday's opening game (fahokia toyed with Roxana jfore smashing the Shells 91- The only thing Roxana salvaged was game scoring lonors. That went to Bob Kissack. He pumped in 12 fielders and added 3 from the foul line for 27 points. No other Shell player hit 1 double figures. Cahokia's devastating at- t ck was led by Tom oward's 19 markers. Four Comanches in all totaled in t e double digit column. Howard got help from Mel \ ills' 18 counters Dan Hills' 15, and Robert Mobley's 14. I Wills poured in II points in the first quarter to lead Cahokia to a 23-11 advantage. The Shells matched the Cahokia output of 19 points Jn the second stanza but went to the dressing room trailing '2-30. e> Third period action for Koxana was a total loss. The Jihells rould manage only nine iounters, 8In the meantime .'ahokia was swishing the nets lor 22 points. The Comanches lead at the end of the frame rt'as 64-39. Qahokia continued hot in the inal quarter and outscored the Shells, 27-18. This marksmanship let the Comanches 'in by the final tally of 91-57. Neither team shot for a I real percentage. Roxana ttempted 60 shots from the oor and hit on 24 of them or a field goal percentage of .400. The Comanches arched the ball up to the basket 76 times and found the range on 36 of them. This was good enough for .474 per cent from the field. The Shells free throw percentage was .563 on 9 out of 1. Cahokia attempted 32 from the charity stripe and sank 19 from .594 per cent. Roxana was charged with 22 turnovers while, the Comanches committed 16 miscues. The loss gives Roxana a 2-6 season. Cahokia stands at 6-0. In the second morning game it was no contest as the 502 fans saw Johnston City pound Madison, 60-47. Monday's 1 o'clock affair between Jerseyville and Quincy CB was also a ho-hum encounter as the Raiders bounced the Panthers 73-61. Jerseyville could not match the balanced scoring of the Quincy CB team. The Raiders had four players in double figures. Don Schutte was game high with 22. Dan Pieper added 18, Tom Sparrow finished with 11, and Don Weibring tallied 14. The Panthers' only double digit scoring came from Stan Sidwell and Steve Elliott. 'Sidwell had six baskets and five foul shots for 17 points. Elliott tallied 11 markers on a 5-1 combination. Quincy CB was on top by five at the end of the first quarter, 18-13. The Panthers turned the ball over eight times in the period. The Raiders notched 23 counters in the second stanza while Jerseyville was scoring 16. The halftime margin was 41-29 in favor of the Quincy club. Jerseyville could do no better in the third quarter and CB outscored them 16-12 to take a third period lead of 57-41. The Panthers did rally in the final eight minutes of play to outdistance Quincy CB 20-16 in the point parade. The total fell far short, however, and the Panthers had to settle for their third loss. ,Ier- seyville has five wins for the season. Jerseyville made 23 fielders out of 57 tries for a shooting percentage of .40-1. At the foul line the Panthers were 15 of 26 for .577 per cent. The R a i d e r s' shooting percentage was .433 on 26 out of 60 attempts on the goal. From the line Quincy CB was 21 of 31 for .677 per cent. Jerseyville led 'in turnovers. 25-.20. . • . In tlte fourth contest of the first day the 649 spectators saw why the East St. Louis flyers were seeded number one In the tourney. Led by their scoring duo of ( Jim Moton and Doug Young, the Flyers crushed Sparta, 75-38. Moton scorched the nets for 30 points while Young tallied 22. East St. Louis out- rebounded the Bulldogs, 61-19, to completely dominate the game. Bloomington, the number two seeded team, had little trouble in polishing off Midwestern Conference member Triad, 52-41. The Knights had only one player score in double figures, lill Lee totaled 11 points on 5-1 combination. The first two evening affairs were closed contests. Highlands' Bulldogs finally dropped a 63-59 encounter to the Purple Panthers of Litchfield after a hara fought battle. In the middle game of the evening the host Edwardsville Tigers lost to the GillespJe Miners, 74-70. The encounter was tied 10 tmes. The last being 47-47 with 4:18 left in the third quarter. Gillespie began to pull away at this point and the Tigers were not able to catch up, although Edwardsville pulled to within one point, 71-70, with 15 seconds remaining in the contest. The Miners had four players in double figures. Gillespie was led • by John Saracco with 22 points. ROX, (57) CAH. (81) Player fg ft p (Player fg ft nf Toner 3 1 2 Dreyer ' P Bush :j 3 5 Wills Krat'ncr 1 I 5 Mobley Harvick 004 Hill Kissack 12 3 5 Howard Bermcs 000 Luster Scroggins 200 Kelly Voyles 3 1 o Darnell 3 1 3 743 383 6 3 1 fl I 3 020 701 1 0 2 Late turnovers tilt 'Birds By DON PLARSKl Telegraph Sports Editor CARBONDALE - Alton couldn't stand prosperity here Monday morning in its opening game in the Seventh An n u a 1 Carbondale High School Holiday Basketball Tournament at Southern Illinois University Arena. After controlling tempo of play the first half, the lied- birds folded in the last quarter and lost to Decatur Eisenhower from Central Illinois, 81-77. The loss put Alton in a consolation bracket game this morning against Harrisburg, an 86-51 victim of Chicago St. Patrick in the opening game Monday. Total 24 021 Total 3C 1916 By Quarters: l 2 3 4 7 ROXANA 11 19 9 18—157 CAHOKIA 23 9 22 27^1 J'VlLLlf (01) Player fg ft pf Duvis .1 o 5 Swear'gln 2 1 5 QUINCY CB (73) • - Elliott Plalo Sidwell Trusk Powell Fairfax 5 1 3 Player Pieper Fitch Schutte Welbring Sparrow Stuckiiuiu Bock'feld Henry fB ft pf 7 4 5 VEC NEWS QUIZ ANSWERS PART J: I'd-, 2-a; 3-b; 4-c; 5-204.8 PART II: X-e; 2-c; 4-b; 5-a PART III; 1-cj gre; S-a; 4-b; 5-d 1-J; W, 3-E; 4-A; 5-1; 6-B; ; 8-H; 9-C; JO-D . John Conually 651 J 0 3 L 1 3 •> 0 1 Rid'hour 000 Deher 000 Church 0^0 Total 23 15 23 Total By Quarters: ] 2 !! y 8 7 27 0 0 0 •> 000 64 02 2 1 26 2 ' ?'r^e.7,~,V," 17 2>i 16 19—74 ED'SVILLE 17 IS 18 17_70 GILLESPiE-Flte 10, BoraVamp !?• S?«fco ^^.Mcca^.^g G. 8, Gammu I r , 6 ,. " FG "f; BULLETIN Alton defeated Harrisburg, 87-55, In its second game o the Carbondale tournament Tuesday morning. > y *• It was a sad ending for the Redbirds, who jumped to a 9-0 lead in what appeared to be the makings of a rout. But, the Panthers came out with a zone press the second half and began whittling away at the Redbird lead, one that Bucks hike NBA edge to 6 games By THE ASSOCIATED PRESS T h e Lew Alcindor-led Milwaukee Bucks, sporting the best record in pro basketball, reached another plateau Monday night. The Bucks, paced by Alcindor's 17 first period points, swamped the Cincinnati Royals 137-114. <and increased their • National Basketball Association Midwest Division lead to six games over the idle Detroit Pistons. It was Milwaukee's highest point total of the season. Alcindor, the NBA's leading scorer, finished with 29 points as the Bucks captured their 28th victory in 34 starts. ,., In the only other ; NBA game, San Francisco trimmed Atlanta 115-104. In American Basketball Association play, : Pittsburgh nipped the Floridians 109-107 and Memphis tripped Kentucky 110-106. The Bucks previous high was 134 points in a victory over Cleveland earlier in the season. Greg Smith added 26 while Bob Dandrige had 23 and Oscar Robertson 22 for the winners. Flynn Robinson had 22 points for Cincinnati Nate Thurmond poured in 30 points, 13 in the first half .. as San Francisco rolled to a 65-44 halftime edge at Atlanta and easily defeated the Hawks. Pete Maravich led Atlanta with 29 points. John Brisker hit on a lay up with eight seconds remaining, snapping a 107-107 tie and sending Pittsburgh to its triumph. It extended the Floridians string of losses to five. Brisker led the Condors with .27 points while ABA scoring leader Mack Calvin topped the losers with 26. Jimmy Jones hit a basket midway in the third period, putting Memphis ahead 69-68 and the Pros maintained their edge to the end. Jones finished with 26 points while Dan Issel led the Colonels with 28., Wilt seeks 20,000th rebound NEW YORK (AP) - Wilt Chamberlain seeks tonight to become the second man in National Basketball Association history to reach the 20,000 rebound mark. Chamberlain is just seven recoveries short of the mark and can make' it tonight when the' Los Angeles Lakers meet the Chicago Bulls, in an NBA game on the West Coast. Bill Russell holds the Alltime NBA rebound record with 21,721. Chamberlain,has 693 rebounds this season and figures released today show him leading the NBA in recoveries with an average of 19.8 per game. The leading scorer remains Milwaukee's Lew Alcindor, like Chamberlain a towering seyenfQQter. Big Lew is averaging 32.5 points per game. was a 12-point margin in the second quarter. Turnovers killed the Bed- birds in the second half. Tlrey committed only five the first two quarters to seven for Eisenhower. But, when that press began tightening around the Redbirds in the third and fourth quarters, mistakes piled up and the final total showed Alton with 17 turnovers to eight for Eisenhower. That meant the Panthers committed just one mistake the final half. It was the difference. Alton could do little wrong the first half. Big Jim Johnson, 6-7, had things pretty much his own way under the offensive basket. He took lob passes from teammates and hit eight baskets and a free throw to give him 17 points at halftime. Guard Ron Caldwell, the best player on the floor, was the game's high scorer for Alton with 24 points. He whipped in seven field goals in 12 attempts and added in of 10 free throws. But, the lithe 6-11,6 guard who led everybody in rebounds with 13, fouled out with Alton trailing 77-73 as he tried desperately to take the ball away from the Panthers. Caldwell followed teammate Glen Lott to the bench. Lott, a 18-2 forward, hit 11 points before leaving on his fifth foul early in the final period and Alton in front, 66-61. When he departed, Eisenhower made its move. When 6-5 Bob Jackson hit a field goal, the Panthers took the lead for the first time at ,69-68. It was the beginning of the end for the Redbirds. Eisenhower was not content to sit on its lead when the margin went to 75-69 with over two minutes left. Caldwell got two free throws but Ron Fluker, a fine shooter from the comers, answered with two free shots. Johnson came back with a layup and then Caldwell fouled out. Alton got the rebound when Eisenhower missed the free throw. There was still time. Bill Clark, Caldwell's replacement, hit his only basket to cut it to 77-75. Eisenhower missed a free throw and John Pearson got the rebound for Alton. In his anxiety to move the ball quickly down the floor, Dean Powell threw a bad pass, Eisenhower intercepted. There was less than a minute left. Bobby Everage fouled Panther Larry Sain. He converted both shots with 47 secowds left. Alton missed aft easy shot, Eisenhower got the rebound, Ray Bandy was fouled, sank both shots and Alton was finished, trailing 8175 with 29 seconds remaining. Eisenhower left Everage go in unmolested for the final basket. Eisenhower shut off Johnson the second half, 'clogging the middle and giving wm little room to maneuver for lob passes that came his way the first half. He finished the game with 21 points, just four of them coming the second half. Alton had the better of it from the field, hitting 29 of 57 for .509. Eisenhower wound up at .441 (30 of 68) after hitting .389 (14 of 36) the first half. Rebounding went to Alton, 35-32. The Redbirds also had the best'of it at the free throw line —'19 of 25 for .760 to 21 of 32 for Eisenhower and .656. But, those turnovers proved Alton's downfall. Eight of the' 17 credited to the Redbirds came in the fourth' peribd. Eisenhower's balance was evident in the scoring. Fluker was high with 22 points. Art Hicks hit 21; Jackson 18 and Sain 16. Alton took a 23-14 lead at 'Rough life' Taking a break between practice sessions with the k° u !?! ana State University football squad, defensive linebacker Mike Anderson and wife Pam (foreground) relax on the beach as defensive tackle John Sage and wife Frances run up after a dip in the ocean. The LSU squad will practice the rest of the week here as they prepare tor the clash with Nebraska at the Orange Bowl here. (AP Wirephoto) BASKETBALL SCORES Basketball Tournaments ' Public-Catholic Mendal 66, Kennedy 57 Cregier 63, Weber 48 Mt. Carmel 70, St. Laurence 66 Gordon Tech 96, Wells 39 Loyola Academy 78, Harrison 71 Crane 75, Sullivan 53 DeKalb Morton West 71, Belvldere 56 . Rock Falls 75, Calumet 69 Crystal Lake 67, Llbertyvllle 62 Hinsdale Central 98, Sycamore 66 Maine East 76, Kaneland 65 Glenbard East 73, Rochelle 63 At Luther North Taft 76, Illiana 71 Mundeleln 73, Luther North 59 Schurz 72, Amundsen 57 Von Steuben 71, Marshall 59 Rldgewood 65. Wauconda 45 Lake Park 50, Evergreen Park At Miles North Fremd. 83, Nlles North 54 Warren 72, NlleS East. 60 Niles West 69. Elk Grove 62 Grant 86, Woodstock 67 At Aurora East New Trier West 57, Peorla Spalding 5G. Marmion Mil. 66, Wheeling 63 Lockport West 80, Downers Grove South 68 Aurora East 102, Carl Sandburg 58 • • At Proviso West *• Riverside 66, Addlson Trail 51 St. Joseph 66, Hinsdale South 56 Provlos East 84,' Maine West 68 '67 ?l ' Downers Gr °ve North Panther Classic Philips 71, Forrestville 58 At Rockford Carver 57, Fulton 53 Dlxon 82,' Oak Park 65 Guilford 74, Dundee 50 Boylan 67, Antloch 55 ' At Pontiac Deerfleld 61, Cairo 5!) Bloom 92, Springfield 54 Sterling 49, WauEegan 46 U. High 69, Sreator 57 At Centrullu Centralia'74, Freeport 54 Ar "Eton 78, Wset Frankfort 61 Belleville West 80, Thornton 68 Trier East 90. Effingham Paris 99, .Bridgeport 43 At Flhser Farmer pity 87, Lovingtpn 50 Milford 63, Cerro Gordo 39 ' At Pekin Mendota 89, Bloomington Central Springfield Lanphier 93, Peoria Limestone 81 Peorla Central 62, North Chicago Roluca 71, Argo 57 Quincy 81. Tilden Tech 50 Kewanee 83, Rich Central 76 Pekin 82, Taylorville 64 At Edwardsville Gillespie 74, Edwardsvilie 70 Cahokia 91, Roxana 57 Quincy Catholic 73, Jerseyville East St. Louis 75, Sparta 38 Johnson City 60, Madison 47 Bloomington 52, Triad 41 Litchfield 63, Highland 59 Decatur MacArthur 67, Staunton 45 . ' . Tournaments At Danville T St J J ?^ e 5 h , Ogden 62 > East st Louis Lincoln 59 Farragut 70, Crete Monee 49 Joliet Central 50, Blue Island Eisenhower 42 ' Richwood 71, Schlarman 46 A, i^'S 1 ' 2 ede 77 . Bremen 72 At Colfax-Octavla . Mt. Pulaskt 65, Lexington 57 At Mattoon Rantoul 71, Sullivan 59 Toledo wins bowl battle, loses coach At Mater Del , . Okawylile 80, Greenville 53 Nashville 65, Tinley Park 45 ' Assumption 80. Murphysboro 55 Vandalla 48, O'Fallon 47 ^Washington 68, Belleville Ajthoff At Freeburg Venice 89, Valmeyer 54 Bethalto 76, Waterloo 67 Chester 69, Dupo 56 Gibault 63, Carlyle 62 New Athens 58, Christopher 54 Colunvhla 64, Central 62 Freeburg 52, Red Bud 50 At Waverly Stonington 77, New Berlin 58 " . Benton 78, Jacksonville 58 Homewood-Flossmoor 81, Fair- Decatur 69, East Mollne 68 At Carbondale Meridian 67, Mt. Vernon 56 4g Thornrldge (Dolton) 85, Marlon Decatur Eisenhower 81 Alton 77 ' 1to . Athens 63, Mason City 62 Franklin 65, Ashland 51 Auburn 64, Waverly 49 Pawnee 63, Virden 52 At Eldorado At'' • VlB " na G8 Carml 70, DuQuoin 69 Pa P -k°44 8 Ma "«al 45, Highland At Notre Dame Luther South 55, Lane Tech 44 At Oak Lawn Glenbrook South 58, Reavis 44 Whitehall 87, Nokomis 81 Hlllsboro 67, Chatham Qlenwood bl Pisa Southwestern 63, Carllnville At llossvllle Chrlsman 58, Potomac 40 At Shannon Shannon 68, Milledgeville 60 Thomson 57, Pearl City 49 Chadwlck 66, Mt. Carroll 60 Leaf River S3, Lanark 51 At Rushvllle Glasford 07, Warsaw 61 ORLANDO, Fla. (AP)-Ex- Marine Frank Lauterbur has quit after 23 straight victories at the University of Toledo and today became head football coach of the Iowa Hawk- eyes. Word of^ the Big Ten job leaked out Monday and Lauterbur confessed the plans to his players last night before the Rockets thrashed William and Mary 40-12 in the Tangerine Bowl. The former West Point and Baltimore Colts assistant coach replaced Clive Rush as Toledo's football chief in 1963 and, after a building period, produced an 11-0 season in 1969 and a 12-0 record this year. Defense became king under Lauterbur as the Rockets rolled to two straight Mid American Conference titles and two consecutive triumphs in the Tangerine Bowl against champions, of the Southern Conference. The W&M Indians finished their year with a 5-7 record, gaining the bowl bid by taking the Southern crown with a 3-1 league showing. Lauterbur's defense gave up six points to a bit of age-old trickery to fall behind 6-0. The Rockets scored the next 40 points and William and Mary finally got touchdown No. z War the finish. Carmel 67, Crown 40 Lake Zurich 65,, Grayslake 58 Gary Grove 62, Stevenson Al : Ttewttv Chfistjln Walther 50, Prosser 43 gH'-Sley North 53, Foreman 52 Hilicrest 76, Lisle 43 At Mootlcello * Arthur 74, Mahomet 58 Montlcello 97, Mansfield 50 Galva 75, Weathersfleld 70 Annawan 62, Manlius 57 At Havana Wf»Wao 57 Mt. Zjon 77, Salem 66 Tuscola 74. Pena 70 PMey 87. Urbana 63 Get in SHAPE for the Holidays Raw Cuts Hair Styling ft Shaping our Specialty uary Paul Hwnby sen VICE the end of the first quarter and still ted by eight at halftime, 42-34. Eisenhower trailed by six after three quarters, 57-51. ffteft the roof caved in with Eisenhower hitting 30 points to 20 for Alton in the last eight minutes. Powell had a game he'd just as soon forget. He had six points but managed just three field goals in 14 attempts as he failed to hit, though given room by the Panthers. TAtLEND TALES - Alton's record dropped to 5-2 after the loss while Elsenhower, which met St. Patrick in a l o'clock game this afternoon, went to 7-3 with the victory. .. Caldwell got his fourth font with 2:08 left in the third quarter as the two officials, Ted Search of Chester and pick Dietz of McLeansboro, called them extremely close as officials in this tournament usually do. . . Thornridge, the state's No. 1 team and the favorite entering this tourney, has a starting lineup consisting of a sophomore, three juniors and a senior. The Falcons will be even richer in talent when Mike Henry, Who scored 64 points and grabbed off 32 rebounds in this tournament last year, returns in mid-January after Top teams hold spots in AP poll SPRINGFIELD, 111. (AP) The top six teams in the Associated Press poll of ' Illinois high school basketball maintained their positions in the third week of balloting Tuesday following a quiet week in prep basketball. The Falcons of'Thornridge became more entrenched in first place after grabbing all of 256 possible first place ' points. The Falcons, who played no games last week, are undefeated in 10 games. Thornridge has maintained first place in all three weeks of the AP poll, but this is the first week they have received first place votes from aU 16 pollsters. Joliet Central, ; LaGrarige, Proviso East, Bloom and Paris held onto the next five positions in that order. Rock Island, which last week moved swiftly into the poll, was bumped from ninth position by a hot playing Benton. Benton has a new record of 5-0 after defeating Carbondale. Pollsters moved Peoria Richwood up a notch after it defeated rated Galesburg 8768. Richwood has a'record of 8-0. Galesburg slid from 10th to 16th place with a record of 5-2. Elgin defeated Morton East $6-65 and jumped from 13th to llth place. Elgin has lost one of eight games played. The top sixteen teams with won-lost records, first place votes and poll points: 1. Thornridge 10-0 (16) 256 2. Joliet Central 8-1 241 3. LaGrange 9-1 216 4. Proviso East 7-1 2055. Bloom 7-1 162 6. Paris 7-0 7. Benton 5-0 150 8. Peoria Richwoods 8-0 i23 9; Rock Island 6-1 101 10. Quincy 5-2 83 > 11. Elgin 7-l K 81 12. 'Morgan Park 9-0 68 13. Belleville West 5-15 14. Rockford Auburn 44 15. Champaign Central 8:1 37 16. Galesburg 5-2 28 Other team's receiving votes in order: Marjan Catholic of Chicago, East St. Louis Assumption, Mendota, East St. Louis: and Hales Fran, ciscan. ' Other' teams receiving votes: University High of Normal, Effingham St. An< t h o n y, Kewanee, Stephen Decatur, Mattoon, Springfield Southeast, East Peoria, Danville, punbar, 1 Lockpprt Central,, Carbondale, Fair* field, " Carmi, . Mater Dei, LaSalle Peru, Rockford East, Cahokia, Peoria Limestone, Highland Pprk. DUGGER Swimming Pools \\D Sporting Goods FULL LINE OF SPORTING GOODS School Lurrct Jackets having been scftolastfcany tteOgnfe (Ire first term. . , Qtttm BocWtcf, ttfomrMge't talented jtmtor, had his- named legally changed this summer ttm fit! ft Qnton. . . "Me Is one ,of the finest, most deserving athletes Pvo ever coached," says his coach. Aon Fergffsm. "He's truly an afl-atotrnd player. A great ballhandler, rebonndcr and defensive ace, he also leads our team in scoring with a 20-polnt average." ALfON (77) D.E. (81) fgrtpf fa ft of Lott 5 l *s Fluker I 6 a Minor 254 Hicks 854 Johnson 10 l 2 Jackson 823 Powell 303 Sain 564 Caldwell 7 10 5 Bandy 121 Pearson 020 Kennedy 001 Mills 000 Everage l 0 3 Clafk 1 o 1 Totals 29 19 23 Totals 30 27 15 By quarter*: 1 2 3 4 T ALTON 23 19 15 20—77 EISENHOWER 14 20 17 30-81 Thornridge, the No. 1 team in the state, was overpowering in its first round game Monday. The Falcons from Dolton, a Chicago suburb, toyed with winless (07) Marion and coasted to an 85-48 decision. Their game was one o f eight played Monday on opening day. The long day started with the St. Patrick of Chicago breezing past Harrisburg, 8651, and ended with Peoria Manual , upsetting second- seeded Highland Park, 4544. In between was Eisenhower's upset of Alton, Meridan's 67-56 win over Mt. V e r n o n , Carmi's 70-69 squeaker over DuQuoin, Carbondale's, 49-45 overtime thriller over Belleville East, and Herrin's 68-54 triumph over Collinsville. Thornri.dge, tall and talented, had a 52-16 edge' in rebounding as it dominated every phase of the game. The Falcons' full court harassing press forced Marion into many turnovers in the first half. At the halfway mark Thornridge had a 51-28 lead. Had the Falcons, now 10-0, kept up that pace they would have shattered the one-game scoring record set by Alton against St. Patrick in 1967 and Belleville against/ Pinckneyville last year. Quinn Buckner, a 6-3 guard and the most impressive performer of .the day, led the devastating Falcons with 22 points on 11 baskets in 15 tries. Thornridge wound up hitting .536 on a 37 for 69 from the field: Carmi stay unbeaten in six games when 6-0 guard Hod,Cozart drove in for a successful basket with one second left in the game. Belleville East came within a second of winning its game A basket by Charles Hulett of Carbondale as the buzzer sounded sent the game into' overtime at 42-42. ' - East couldn't get a pqint until six seconds remained in the overtime period. By then the Terriers had built a 49-42 lead to win it. Collinsville absorbed . its seventh straight loss of a winless season. Herrin, a better team than its previous 3-3 record indicated, hit well from outside and easily penetrated the Kahoks 1 zone press. Never ha? a Collinsyille team lost seven straight under the coaching of Vergil Fletcher, now in his 23rd year as the Kahok leader. 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