County tourney update: Carlinville to host North Mac
Due to more winter weather scheduled to move into the Staunton area later this evening and overnight, the third game between Carlinville and North Mac will start at 6 p.m. and take place at Carlinville High School.
The first two Thursday games, Bunker Hill vs. Gillespie, at 5 p.m. and Southwestern vs. Staunton, at 6:30 p.m. will continue as scheduled at Staunton High School.
Semifinal contests in the girls bracket were held Jan. 22 at Staunton.
Southwestern cruised to a 49-24 victory over Gillespie Wednesday evening.
Carlinville coasted to a 45-29 victory over Staunton/Mt. Olive in the second contest Jan. 22.
Eryn Seal, who had two of her team’s four 3-pointers, finished with a game-high 10 points. Corin Stewart added nine points.
The Cavaliers had previously defeated the Bulldogs 48-38 at Staunton Jan. 11.
Southwestern will take on Carlinville in the girls championship Saturday, Jan. 25, at 5 p.m. The Piasa Birds defeated Carlinville 27-21 in a Jan. 9
The third place game, at 1:30 p.m., features Gillespie against Staunton.
The fifth place contest, between Bunker Hill and North Mac, begins at 10:30 a.m.