Lady Comets’ Brianna Wade Advances To Three Point Sectional Contest; Several Area Teams Active In Post Season


A member of the Greenville Lady Comets basketball team has advanced in the post-season three-point shooting contest.

Brianna Wade, a senior, finished in the top four at the Piasa Southwestern Regional competition Thursday night to move on to the sectional round.

She will shoot again in the Beardstown Sectional on Thursday evening.

The two Breese teams claimed Class 2A regional titles Thursday night.

Breese Central beat Belleville Althoff 47 to 29 and Mater Dei was a 52 to 36 winner over Nashville.

Both teams advance to the Campbell Hill Tri-Co Sectional.

Central battles Sesser Monday at 7 p.m. and Mater Dei will play Carterville at 7 p.m. Tuesday. If the two Breese teams win they would meet each other in Thursday’s sectional championship game.

Four South Central Conference teams played for regional championships this week.

Vandalia lost to Teutopolis 46 to 34 in the Toledo Regional.

Piasa Southwestern won its own regional, topping Gillespie 69 to 35, and Hillsboro won the Virden Regional with a 52 to 31 victory over Auburn.