Whitko advances to championship
Whitkoâ€™s Micaela Sylvester takes a layup.
PERU â€” Both Whitkoâ€™s boys and girls basketball teams are advancing to the championship games at the Peru tournament tonight.
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The girls won the tournament last season and are looking to do the same this year after a 69-48 win over LaVille Thursday night.
The Lady Wildcats (5-6) face host Peru (4-7) tonight in the championship game at 6 p.m.
The boys picked up their second win of the season Thursday against Peru, 66-50.
Logan Irwin had six 3-pointers in his 34 points.
The Wildcats outscored Peru in every quarter except the second. Whitko had a 19-12 lead at the end of the first quarter and a 35-30 advantage at halftime.
The Wildcats continued building their lead through the second half, winning 66-50.
Trey Weber had 12 points and Kolton Krull and Alex Stoddard. chipped in eight points apiece.
The Wildcats face LaVille (3-3) tonight in the title game at 8 p.m.