Four 8th grade boys’ basketball teams advanced to state with sectional victories last night. In 1A, Sigel St. Michael’s took down Pana Sacred Heart, 50-23. They’ll play Ottawa Marquette Saturday. In 2A, it was Paris Crestwood over Effingham St. Anthony, 50-30. Next for them is the winner of the Judah Christian/Normal Epiphany game which was postponed last night. In 3A, T-town topped Marshall, 45-33. They’ll open with Mossville Saturday morning at 10:00. And Vandalia beat Gillespie, 34-19. They’ll play Clifton Nash after the T-town game. The Charleston 8th graders came up short to Springfield Grant, 54-32 to finish the season at 18-5.