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  • Writer's pictureDave McKenzie

Lions Open The Season With Win Over Steeleville, 69-56

Carterville Lions Timeout Huddle vs Steeleville at Trico Tourney November 27, 2023
Courtesy: Gail Johnson

The Carterville Lions opened the 2023/24 season in the Trico Invitational Tourney on Monday night as they faced off against the Steeleville Warriors.

The Lions hit the first bucket of the game and never trailed enroute to the 69-56 win over the Warriors.

Lions led 16-10 after the first quarter and 36-22 at the half. The Warriors came out of the break aggresive getting to within two points midway through the third quarter.

The Lions regrouped and scored 20 points in the 4th quarter while holding Steeleville to just 13 points.

Carterville was led by Drew Baarrignton who finished with 25 points to lead all scorers. Josh Waller hit 3-three pointers finishing with 11 and Colton Hawkins chipped in10.

Here are the game highlights for the Lions as heard on NewsRadio WJPF.

Lions will face the host Trico Pioneers in the second game of the night on Wednesday, November 29th. John Homan and I will have pregame coverage starting at approximately 7:15 PM on NewsRadio WJPF (AM1340/FM99.5) and on our YouTube livestream.

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