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Collinsville Middle School boys basketball team headed to State

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The Collinsville Middle School Boys defeated Waterloo Junior High, Saturday to advance to the Southern Illinois Junior High School Athletic Association State Finals in the large school division.

CMS State BasketballThe Trail Blazers will play in the quarterfinals at 10:45 a.m. Saturday, Feb. 15 against Mt. Carmel. The winner will advance to the semifinals, at 6 p.m. on Feb. 18. The championship game is at 7:30 p.m. on Feb 20. All games are at Rend Lake Community College in Ina, Ill.

Team members include 7th graders Bryson Baker and Logan Whitehead and 8th graders, Nathan Janson, Mickey Ross, Hunter Counton, Nathan Hawkins, Kamondre Carter, Jalani Brown, Jacob Hall, Braeden Lemp, Frankie Perez, Justin Goliday, Austin Gavlick and David Torres

The team is coached by Dennis Neese and assisted by Tom King.

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  1. Jeremy says:

    Thank You for the acknowledgment of this group of boys. Their season started off very rocky this year, but they have perseveered. They have really turned it on these last 2 weeks, and have made their parents extremely proud! Couldn’t ask for a better group of young men!

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