Mahomet-Seymour Junior High eighth-grade girls' basketball

Claire Seal controls the ball as Mahomet-Seymour Junior High eighth-grade girls play St. Joseph on Nov. 21. It was the team’s last regular season game, and the Bulldogs took home the win.

MAHOMET — Jimmy Lanphear and Brian Kusnerick are leading the charge for the Mahomet-Seymour Junior High girls’ basketball program. Lanphear and Kusnerick have both led their teams to big winning records. The seventh-graders are 20-2 and played for a regional title. The eighth-graders are 14-7 and will begin their road to state on Monday.

MSJH defeats St. Joe

The seventh-graders’ magical season continued as Kylie Waldinger poured in six points, and Addi Eisenmann added five points in a 29-4 victory over St. Joe in the regular-season finale. The seventh-graders improved to 19-2 overall this season.

Claire Seal led the way with nine points, and Sidney Young chipped in five points to help the eighth-graders pick up their 14th win of the season. M-S defeated St. Joe 22-15.

M-S seventh-graders roll in regional semifinals

M-S destroyed Champaign Edison 46-15 in the regional semifinals. The seventh-graders are 20-2 this season, and they played Champaign Jefferson for the regional championship on Tuesday, but results weren’t available at press time.

Looking ahead

The eighth-graders will play Danville North Ridge on at 7:15 p.m. Monday. With a win, the Bulldogs would advance to the regional semifinals against Urbana at 7:15 p.m. Tuesday. The eighth-graders are in the Urbana regional, so all the games will be at the Urbana Middle School. The regional championship game would be on Dec. 6 at 5 p.m.