Frankfort Girls Basketball Hosts Sesser-Valier-Waltonville

Sesser-Valier-Waltonville guard Paige Tucker (35) is pressured by Frankfort junior Cali Wright (20) in the fourth quarter at West Frankfort Tuesday.

The Class 1A and 2A girls basketball regionals begin across Southern Illinois Monday.

Goreville, Christopher, Marissa, and Meridian are the host schools in Class 1A.

At Goreville, the host Blackcats are the top seed and play the winner of the Monday’s Pope County/Shawnee game Wednesday at 6 p.m.

Century is the No. 4 seed and plays the winner of Monday’s Cobden/Hardin County matchup at 7:30 p.m. Wednesday.

Christopher is the No. 1 seed at its own regional. The Bearcats take on the winner of the Elverado/Wayne City contest at 6 p.m. Wednesday. Fourth-seeded Woodlawn plays either Galatia-Thompsonville or Zeigler-Royalton at 7:30 p.m. Wednesday.

At Mounds, Meridian is the No. 2 seed. The Bobcats take on the winner of Monday’s Joppa/Dongola matchup at 6 p.m. Tuesday. Cairo, the No. 3 seed, matches up with Egyptian at 7:30 p.m. Wednesday.

Gallatin County is the No. 2 seed at the Marissa Regional. The Hawks plays the winner of the Marissa-Coulterville/Webber Township game at 6 p.m. Wednesday. New Athens, seeded third, plays Steeleville at 7:30 p.m. Wednesday.

The regional championship games are all at 7 p.m. Thursday. The winners of those games advance to the Woodlawn Sectional.

The host schools for the Class 2A regionals are West Frankfort, Anna-Jonesboro, Sparta, and Althoff Catholic.

At Sparta, Nashville is the No. 1 seed and plays the winner of the Pinckneyville/Sparta game at 6 p.m. Tuesday. Greenville, seeded fourth, takes on the winner of the Red Bud/Carlyle contest at 7:30 p.m. Tuesday.

At Belleville, No. 2 Althoff Catholic battles either Trenton Wesclin or Wood River at 6 p.m. Tuesday. Breese Mater Dei, the No. 3 seed, matches up with the winner of the Alton Marquette/Dupo game at 7:30 p.m. Tuesday.

Sesser-Valier/Waltonville is the top seed at the Anna-Jonesboro regional. The Red Devils play the winner of the Chester/Trico game at 6 p.m. Wednesday. Anna-Jonesboro, which is seeded fourth, takes on Vienna at 7:30 p.m. Wednesday.

At West Frankfort, Harrisburg is the No. 2 seed and plays either Johnston City or Eldorado at 6 p.m. Tuesday. West Frankfort, the No. seed, faces Du Quoin at 7:30 p.m. Tuesday.

All of the Class 2A regional title games begin at 7 p.m. Thursday. The winners move on to the Johnston City Sectional.

scott.mees@thesouthern.com

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Scott Mees is a sports reporter for The Southern Illinoisan covering prep sports.

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