GCMS, PBL boys basketball teams to play in IHSA Class 2A Hoopeston Area Regional

MAROA -- The Gibson City-Melvin-Sibley boys basketball team was selected as third seed in the IHSA Class 2A Maroa-Forsyth Sectional's sub-sectional A.
 
Paxton-Buckley-Loda was selected as the sixth seed in the sub-sectional.
 
Bloomington Central Catholic and Monticello were selected as the first and second seed, respectively, followed by Tri-Valley as the fourth seed and Hoopeston Area as the fifth seed.
 
PBL's seed is followed by Heyworth (seventh seed), Bismarck-Henning-Rossville-Alvin (eighth), Stanford Olympia (ninth), St. Thomas More (10th) and Maroa-Forsyth (11th).
 
Central Catholic and Hoopeston Area will each host a regional. PBL and GCMS will play in the Hoopeston Area Regional.
 
PBL will face BHRA in the regional quarterfinals at 6 p.m. Monday, Feb. 19. GCMS will face either Hoopeston Area or St. Thomas More in the semifinals at 7 p.m. Wednesday, Feb. 21.
 
The regional championship game is set for 7 p.m. Friday, Feb. 23.
 
In sub-sectional B, St. Joseph-Ogden was selected as the top seed, followed by Decatur St. Teresa, Oakwood, Salt Fork, Macon Meridian, Warrensburg-Latham, Arthur-Lovington-Atwood-Hammond, Westville, Tuscola, Villa Grove/Heritage, Argenta-Oreana and Georgetown-Ridge Farm.
 
Salt Fork and Tuscola were selected as regional hosts.
 
The champions of the Bloomington Central Catholic Regional and Tuscola Regional will meet in the Maroa-Forsyth Sectional semifinals at 7 p.m. Tuesday, Feb. 27. The Salt Fork and Hoopeston Area regional champions will meet in the other semifinal game at 7 p.m. Wednesday, Feb. 28.
 
The sectional championship game is set for 7 p.m. Friday, March 2. The winner of that game will play in the University of Illinois-Springfield Super-sectional at 7 p.m. Tuesday, March 6.
 
Maroa-Forsyth Sectional
TUESDAY, Feb. 27
Game 1 at 7 p.m.: Winner Bloomington (Central Catholic) Regional vs. Winner Tuscola Regional
WEDNESDAY, Feb. 28
Game 2 at 7 p.m.: Winner Catlin (Salt Fork) Regional vs. Winner Hoopeston (H. Area) Regional
FRIDAY, March 2
Game 3 at 7 p.m.: Winner Game 1 vs. Winner Game 2
 
Bloomington Central Catholic Regional
MONDAY, Feb. 19
Game 1 at 7 p.m.: (9) Stanford (Olympia) vs. (11) Maroa (M.-Forsyth)
TUESDAY, Feb. 20
Game 2 at 6 p.m.: (1) Bloomington (Central Catholic) vs. Winner Game 1
Game 3 at 7:30 p.m.: (4) Downs (Tri-Valley) vs. (7) Heyworth
FRIDAY, Feb. 23
Game 4 at 7 p.m.: Winner Game 2 vs. Winner Game 3
 
Catlin Salt Fork Regional 
MONDAY, Feb. 19
Game 1 at 6 p.m.: (8) Westville vs. (10) Broadlands (Heritage) [Coop]
Game 2 at 7:30 p.m.: (7) Arthur (A.-Lovington-Atwood-Hammond) vs. (12) Georgetown (G.-Ridge Farm)
TUESDAY, Feb. 20
Game 3 at 6 p.m.: (1) St. Joseph (S.J.-Ogden) vs. Winner Game 1
Game 4 at 7:30 p.m.: (4) Catlin (Salt Fork) vs. Winner Game 2
FRIDAY, Feb. 23
Game 5 at 7 p.m.: Winner Game 3 vs. Winner Game 4
 
Tuscola Regional
MONDAY, Feb. 19
Game 1 at 6 p.m.: (6) Warrensburg (W.-Latham) vs. (9) Tuscola
Game 2 at 7:30 p.m.: (5) Macon (Meridian) vs. (11) Argenta (A.-Oreana)
TUESDAY, Feb. 20
Game 3 at 6 p.m.: (2) Decatur (St. Teresa) vs. Winner Game 1
Game 4 at 7:30 pm: (3) Fithian (Oakwood) vs. Winner Game 2
FRIDAY, Feb. 23
Game 5 at 7 p.m.: Winner Game 3 vs. Winner Game 4
 
Hoopeston Area Regional
MONDAY, Feb. 19
Game 1 at 6 p.m.: (6) Paxton (P.-Buckley-Loda) vs. (8) Bismarck (B.-Henning-Rossville-Alvin)
Game 2 at 7:30 p.m.: (5) Hoopeston (H. Area) vs. (10) Champaign (St. Thomas More)
TUESDAY, Feb. 20
Game 3 at 7 p.m.: (2) Monticello vs. Winner Game 1
WEDNESDAY, Feb. 21
Game 4 at 7 p.m.: (3) Gibson City (G.C.-Melvin-Sibley) vs. Winner Game 2
FRIDAY, Feb. 23
Game 5 at 7 p.m.: Winner Game 3 vs. Winner Game 4 

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