CAPE GIRARDEAU -- The Sikeston 8th grade boys basketball team advanced to the championship game of the Cape Central Tournament Wednesday evening by defeating the Poplar Bluff Mules 45-38.
The Bulldogs were 13-for-21 at the free-throw line in the victory.
Caleb McGee led the way for Sikeston with 17 points, including two 3-pointers, while Eldridge Gipson was the other Bulldog in double figures with 10 points.
Sikeston head coach Kevin Self said that his team has gotten better, adding that the Mules have already defeated them twice this season, and that the win was a good one for the team.
The Bulldogs advance to face the winner of the other Wednesday match-up, Cape Central vs Jackson, tonight at 7:30 in the title game. The game will be played at the Cape Central Junior High gymnasium.