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Taylorville 7th Grade Girls Advance To State Championship

The Taylorville Junior High 7th Grade Girls Basketball Team will be playing for the State Championship against the Morton Junior Potters. The team is coached by Doug Bowsher and are currently 25-2 after defeating Lockport Oak Prairie, who was 21-0, by a score of 28-25. 


The Championship will be played on Thursday evening, December 9th at 7:30 PM in Bolingbrook Brooks Middle School in Bolingbrook. Admission to the game is $5 for adults and $3 for children with free parking available. 


7th Grade Girls basketball took 3rd in State in 2019 and 4th in 2013. 



CORRECTION: This article incorrectly stated that 7th grade won in 1993 It was actually the 8th-grade girls that won in 1993. We apologize for the mistake. 

Pictured back row left to right: Gianna Tarr, Camille Heberling, Nora Thomas, Kaylee Cambell, Grace Rogers, Coach Doug Bowsher; Front left to right : Skylar Stockton, McKynlee Siempelkamp, Hope Kietzman, Josephine Durban, Leah Lovekamp 

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