January 23, 2017

BELLEVILLE – A stingy man-to-man defense led John A. Logan to a 69-59 road win over Southwestern Illinois Saturday. The Volunteers held the Blue Storm to just seven points over the first 13 minutes of the game on the way to a 36-17 halftime lead.

The Volunteers, 13-5 and 5-3 in the Great Rivers Athletic Conference, were paced by Chad Culbreath and Jalen Perry with 15 points each. Allen Billinger had 14 points while Jerome Davis added 9 points and 10 rebounds.

The Blue Storm, 7-10 and 2-4, was led by Teddy Fifer with 20 points while Jaleen Hill scored 12. Logan will host Wabash Valley on Wednesday at 7 p.m.