The Southern Illinois Junior High School Athletic Association Girls Championship Tournaments concluded today with Richland County (Olney) edging Herrin 45-41 for the Class L title and Albers-Damiansville beating St. Mary (Mt. Vernon) for the Class S championship. Nashville won 35-31 over Pontiac in Friday night's Class M final. The boys tournaments will start Friday, Feb. 2 at RLC. All games can be watched live at www.rlc.edu/sijhsaa.
In the photo, Albers-Damiansville players can't wait to accept their Class S championship hardware Saturday afternoon at Rend Lake College. The Lady Cougars beat St. Mary (Mt. Vernon) 47-40 to win the SIJHSAA title. The boys' tournaments kick off Friday in Waugh Gym at RLC.