JACKSON - The Sikeston eighth grade girls basketball team defeated Cape Central's eighth graders 48-24 on Wednesday night to improve to 8-4 on the season.
Ally Blurton scored 17 points while Paige Silverthorn had 11 and Whitney McCray had 10. With the win, Sikeston advanced to the championship game of the Jackson Invitational. They will play Jackson tonight at 7:30. On Monday, Sikeston's A team girls fell to Jackson 22-19. Silverthorn and McCray each had eight points. The Sikeston B teamers lost to Jackson 30-18.
Amber Anthony had eight points to lead the Lady Bulldogs. The B team is 1-8 this year.