Day Two at the Bank of Carbondale Holiday Tournament
CARBONDALE -- The final four is set at the 50th Carbondale Holiday Tournament with Paducah St. Mary and Madison advancing in the Class A bracket, while Carbondale and Edwardsville moved on the Class AA bracket.
St. Mary held off Carterville 58-47, and Madison bounced back from early struggles to pull away from Murphysboro 57-41.
Carbondale got 17 from Devontavious Payne and 15 from Allen Billinger to slip by McEachern 44-43. SIU recruit Armon Fletcher scored 20 points and grabbed 10 rebounds as Edwardsville cruised by Marion 67-43. The Tigers hit 12 of 19 from three-point range.
Carbondale will take on Edwardsville at noon Saturday, followed by St. Mary and Madison at 1:30. Those winners will square off in the championship at 8:00 Saturday night.
Day 2 scores:
St. Mary 58 Carterville 47
Murphysboro 41 Madison 57
Carbondale 44 McEachern (GA) 43
Edwardsville 67 Marion 43
Trico 47 Carnahan (MO) 57
Cairo 50 Collins Academy 68
E. Peoria 76 Manassas (TN) 73
Pearl Cohn (TN) 65 McCluer (MO) 52
Trico 55 Cairo 71
Manassas (TN) 65 McCluer (MO) 56
Wind: 6 MPH
Humidity: 73 %