The Wilmington and Paxton-Buckley-Loda 8th grade volleyball teams will be making the trip to Tolono Junior High School this weekend for the IESA Class 8-3A State Volleyball finals.
PBL (21-1) will open play against Princeville (20-2) to open play at 4:30pm on Friday, March 16. Immediately following, Wilmington (11-8) will face undefeated Eureka (24-0) in their quarterfinal matchup.
Both teams advanced with wins in their respective sectionals on Monday night.
PBL topped Beecher in three sets (17-25, 25-22, 25-13) at the Kankakee Bishop McNamara Sectional, while Wilmington swept Calument City Wentworth in two sets (25-19, 25-19) at the Morris Saratoga Sectional.
Semifinal matches will begin at 12:00pm on Saturday, March 17 with the championship final set for 4:15pm.