updated 7:30 PM CDT, May 25, 2017
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East St. Louis, Belleville West To Play For Belleville East Regional Title

East St. Louis will face Belleville West for the 4A Belleville East regional title on Friday night.

East St. Louis defeated Belleville Althoff 60-58 to advance.

Belleville West defeated Belleville East 89-73 to advance.

East St. Louis is led by 6’10 Jeremiah Tilmon (Illinois).

Belleville West counters with 6’6 sophomore E.J. Liddell who scored 43 points in their semifinal win.

The winner will face the Edwardsville/Alton winner next Tuesday in the Ottawa sectional.



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Simeon, Marian Catholic To Battle For Eisenhower Regional Title

Simeon will face Marian Catholic on Friday night for the 4A Eisenhower regional title.

Simeon advanced with a 73-36 semifinal win over Shephard.

Marian Catholic defeated Stagg 59-48 to advance.

Evan Gilyard (UTEP), Talen Horton-Tucker and Kezo Brown lead the way for Simeon.

Marian Catholic counters with All-ESCC performers Chase Adams and Sean Taylor.

The winner will face the Thornton Fractional North/Chicago Marist winner next Tuesday in the Thornwood sectional.



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Western Illinois Lands 2017 Park Tudor (IN) PG Kobe Webster

Class of 2017 Park Tudor High School (IN) standout Kobe Webster has committed to play his college basketball for head coach Billy Wright and Western Illinois University.

Webster, a 6'0 point guard, is a versatile and savvy playmaker who can score the basketball in a variety of ways.

Webster joins a WIU class that already has Isaac Johnson (Minneapolis, MN) signed.

Webster competed on the travel team circuit with Pocket City.



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