The Alton Jr. Redbirds 7th grade girls basketball squad won the Class 4A state championship last (THU) night in Bolingbrook.  The Redbirds defeated Canton Ingersoll Middle School, 39-28 in the state title game. 


Alton finishes the season with a perfect record of 25-and-0.  They also won the state championship last season.


*Alton's 7th grade girls basketball team - pictured above*


Thursday night against Canton (IL) --

Talia Norman - 13 pts

Kiyoko Proctor - 12 pts

Jarius Powers - 8 pts




Jr. Redbirds playoff run:

Regional >> wins over Edwardsville's Lincoln & Liberty schools

Sectional >> win over East St. Louis Clark

State quarterfinals >> win over Lockport Oak Prairie

State semifinals >> win over Taylorville

State title game >> win over Canton Ingersoll