BRAVES ADVANCE IN LEIC TOURNAMENTS

Both the Parkview 7th and 8th grade basketball Braves advanced in quarterfinal play of the Little Elementary Illini Conference tournaments Saturday at Lawrenceville. The top seed 7th grade won 35-8 over Cumberland and the second seeded 8th grade won 34-17 over Martinsville. The 13-2 7th graders are back in action Monday evening in the semi-finals at 6 p.m. against Paris Mayo while the 11-6 8th grade will next see action Tuesday against Paris Mayo in the semi-finals at 7:15 p.m.