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Marist tops Redbirds for third at Centralia - The Telegraph - 12/31/2017

BOYS PREP BASKETBAL: Marist tops Redbirds for third at Centralia

 

 

By Pete Hayes - phayes@thetelegraph.com

 


CENTRALIA —Chicago Marist held off a fourth-quarter rally by Alton and downed the Redbirds 49-45 in Saturday’s night’s third-place game of the Centralia Holiday Tournament.

Alton, which trailed 38-33 heading into the fourth quarter got to within two points twice, at 42-40 and 45-43. But the Redhawks, behind 26 points from Morgan Taylor, didn’t relinquish the lead.

A rebound basket by Marist’s Jack Ellison made it 47-43 with 2:48 remaining in the game. Taylor then drove for a basket with two minutes left to make it 49-43.

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A basket by Alton’s Kevin Caldwell Jr. got the Redbirds within 49-45. The Redbirds were led by Caldwell’s 19 points. Donovan Clay added 12 points.

Alton (9-3) was downed earlier in the day by Belleville West 72-53 in a semifinal, dropping the Redbirds into the third-place game. West beat Champaign Central in the championship game 62-61.


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