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HOOPESTON -- The Gibson City-Melvin-Sibley eighth-grade girls basketball team defeated Pontiac 35-30 in the semifinals of the IESA Class 3A Hoopeston Area Regional semifinal game on Tuesday, Dec. 3.

The Falcons will play for the regional championship against Prairie Central at 6 p.m. Friday.

Paxton-Buckley-Loda lost 31-29 to Hoopeston Area in the IESA Class 3A Hoopeston Area Regional quarterfinals.