Brock Nelson of Greenville High School is returning to the Country Financial Three-Point Showdown state contest.
Friday evening at the Wesclin Class 2A Sectional, Nelson led all shooters by making 12 out of 15. He is a junior at GHS and advanced to the state contest as a sophomore.
Gaite Brauns of Greenville also shot in the sectional contest, but did not advance.
Nelson will now shoot late Thursday afternoon in the state contest at the Peoria Civic Center.
In Class 3A, at the Highland boys regional, Blake Barth of Highland, Drew Tonnies of Mater Dei, and Trevor Nott and Luke Cox of Triad advanced in the three-point contest. Barth sank 12 of 15 while the others made 11.
The four will shoot at the Centralia Sectional contest next week.