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
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