Eighth grade girls’ basketball teams from Mulberry Grove, Pocahontas and Greenville will play in IESA regionals next week.
Pocahontas and Mulberry Grove have been assigned to the Mt. Olive Class 8-1A Regional.
Mulberry Grove, seeded fourth, plays fifth-seeded Ramsey at 6 p.m. Monday, November 29. The winner goes up against Mt. Olive at 6 p.m. Tuesday, November 30.
Pocahontas is the third seed and has a game against sixth-seeded Millstadt St. James at 7:30 p.m. Monday. The winning team advances to the semifinals at 7:30 p.m. Tuesday against Brussels.
The Mt. Olive Regional championship game is Friday, December 3 at 6 p.m.
Greenville is in the Litchfield Class 8-3A Regional.
The Lady Blue Jays are seeded second and have a first round bye. They will play in the semifinals at 7:15 p.m. Tuesday, November 30 against the winner of the Hillsboro-East St. Louis Lincoln contest.
The semifinal winning teams advance to the championship game, scheduled for 6 p.m. Friday, December 3 at Litchfield.