Meadville Eagles win quarterfinal games, move into Northwestern semifinals

The Meadville Eagles are safely into Thursday night’s semifinals in the 62nd annual Northwestern Tournament in Mendon, with the Lady Eagles winning a tight game with Bucklin/Macon County, while the #1 seeded boys hammered BMC on Tuesday night.

The MHS girls took a 51-46 win, pushing the Lady Eagles to a 7 o’clock semifinal on Thursday night with #1 seeded Higbee.  The Higbee girls rolled to a 70-30 win over Brunswick on Tuesday night.

The Meadville boys were impressive in a 90-33 victory over B-MC, cruising into the semifinals against Brunswick (Thursday / 8:15 PM).  The Northwestern boys, seeded #3 in their own tournament, had little trouble in defeating Higbee, taking a 67-32 win.  

The consolation semifinals at Northwestern High School start at 4:30 this (Wednesday) afternoon, with the Keytesville girls battling Linn County.  At 5:45, the Hale Cardinal boys play Higbee.  The Bucklin-Macon County girls are opposite Brunswick at 7 o’clock, followed by the BMC boys against Keytesville at 8:15.  The championship semifinals are slated for Thursday evening in Mendon.