The Mater Dei and Nashville high school girls’ basketball teams have advanced to the Class 2A sectional round of the IHSA tournament.
Mater Dei won the Pinckneyville Regional, beating the host team 51 to 31.
Nashville won its own regional, stopping Sesser 46 to 38.
Both teams are in the McLeansboro Sectional and play Tuesday night.
The Lady Knights will face Vienna at 6 p.m. In the second game at 7:30, Nashville will battle Harrisburg.
The winners Tuesday night advance to the sectional championship game Thursday at 7 p.m. in McLeansboro.