ALTON - The Alton eighth-grade boys basketball team under coaches Zach Allen and Brett Huff captured the Illinois Elementary School Association Region 15 title with a 47-29 win over Quincy.

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On Wednesday, the Junior Redbirds play East St. Louis Lincoln for the sectional championship at 6:30 p.m. at East St. Louis Lincoln at 12 N. 10th St., East St. Louis.

Alton enters 19-5 while East St. Louis Lincoln carries a 20-3 mark.

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