3A Boys regional set for Monday

    The Coal City varsity boys basketball team will enter the 3A Regional at Herscher.
    The Coalers are seventh seed. They will open the bracket on Monday against Bishop McNamara (ninth seed).
    The winner will advance to Tuesday night’s game against the host team, Herscher, who is the second seed.
    If the Coalers are able to reach the Regional Final, which will be held on Friday, March 2, they will face either Streator (3), Pontiac (5) or Prairie Central (11).
    The winner of the Herscher Regional will advance to the Pontiac Sectional, and await the champion from the Olympia Fields (Rich Central) Regional.
    Teams in the Rich Central side of the bracket include: Marian (1), Thornridge (4), Providence Catholic (7), Joliet Catholic Academy (8), Rich Central (5) and Tinley Park (11).