The Alton Redbirds hit the road tonight (Friday) to play in the Class 4A Pekin sectional title game in boys basketball.
Alton (27-4) will go up against Normal (Community) H.S. (30-1). The broadcast time – 6:45 pm. Tipoff time: 7 pm.
The Redbirds have tied the school record for victories (27) for boys basketball in a single season.
Redbirds – have won 10 straight games and 14 of their last 15 overall.
Normal – has won 16 in a row (only loss was to Rockford Auburn)
In sectional semi’s – Tuesday:
Alton beat Collinsville, 67-58
Normal defeated Rock Island Tuesday night 58-51
** The Redbirds have playoff wins over Granite City, Edwardsville, & Collinsville.
Alton basketball coach Eric Smith:
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