Lady Lions advance to the Elite 8

Girls basketball defeat Nashville 54-42 in sectional.

The Carterville Lady Lions made history Thursday, Feb. 20, defeating the Nashville Hornets at home, extending their 30-2 season and securing them their first Elite 8 appearance. The Lady Lions have the all-time Carterville girls basketball leading scorer in senior Jeniah Thompson on the roster. The Lady Lions head to the Hamilton County Super-Sectional to play the Teutopolis Wooden Shoes Monday night at 7 p.m.