The Mt. Pulaski Junior High School boy's baseball team will take on Monmouth ICS this Friday morning in the Class 1A IESA state finals.
The Hilltoppers blanked Springfield Christ the King 5-0 last Saturday to reach the state finals. They defeated Springfield St. Agnes and Springfield Blessed Sacrament in Regional action.
Game time Friday morning is 11:30 am from the Eastside Centre in East Peoria. They'll match up against either Royal Prairieview Ogden or Effingham Sacred Heart on Saturday morning with the third-place state game at 2 pm on Saturday and the State Championship game at 4 pm on Saturday.
Also in Class 1A, Lexington will take on Peru Catholic and Roanoke-Benson takes on Bunker Hill Wolf Ridge.
Local 2A matchups in the IESA state tournament include Maroa-Forsyth taking on Monmouth United, Tri-Valley plays Tremont and St. Joseph plays Pleasant Plains.
In 3A, Tolono Unity plays Alton, Normal Kingsley plays Morton Junior High School while Williamsville plays Frankfort Summit Hill.
All tournament games are at the Eastside Centre in East Peoria.