BLOOMINGTON - The Class 8A and 8AA Illinois Elementary School Association girls state tournament will start today at Central Catholic and Clinton High School, respectively.
Representing the area in Class 8A will be Buckley St. John's, Normal Epiphany and Mount Pulaski. In Class 8AA, the area teams are Forrest Prairie Central and Normal Kingsley.
Buckley St. John's is 11-8 and will face Ottawa Wallace (15-7) at 9 a.m. Epiphany (21-2) will take on Nokomis (14-8) at 10:30 a.m. and Mount Pulaski (18-4) will face Jacksonville Our Saviour (21-1) at 4:30 p.m.
Forrest Prairie Central (20-3) will play Coal City (19-3) at 6 p.m. and Kingsley will take on Canton Ingersoll at 7:30 p.m.
The quarterfinals are Monday with the semifinals scheduled for Tuesday at the third and championship games on Thursday.
See Scoreboard for complete schedule