Three area seventh-grade boys basketball teams will take part in the Illinois Elementary School Association Class 7A state tournament that begins Saturday at Clinton Junior High School.
Fieldcrest West (19-2) will meet Winchester (21-3) at noon, Bloomington Holy Trinity (23-0) will play Mazon-Verona-Kinsman (15-9) at 1:30 p.m. and Mount Pulaski (15-7) will take on Elmwood (15-7) at 4:30 p.m.
The quarterfinals will be played on Monday, the semifinals on Tuesday and the finals on Thursday.
Lincoln (18-4) is the only area team in the 7AA state tourney that will be held at Normal Parkside and Normal Kingsley.
Lincoln's first-round opponent at 11 a.m. Saturday at Kingsley is Sumner Red Hill (21-1).
See Scoreboard for complete pairings