The Greenville Bluejays are going back to the IESA state tournament.
Wednesday night, the 8th grade Greenville boys defeated Auburn at the Piasa Sectional by the score of 58 to 43.
Greenville is now among the final 8 teams in the state tourney. The Bluejays, with a 21 and 2 record, will play Monticello, 20 and 5, in the state quarterfinals at Tolono Saturday at 2:30 p.m.
If they win, the Bluejays will advance to the state semifinals for a game at 6:30 p.m. Saturday at Tolono.
The third place and championship games will be played Thursday, February 15, at Tolono.
WGEL will broadcast all Greenville games at the state tournament.
Last year, as 7th graders, this team placed second in the state tourney.