Photo gallery: JWCC men, women pick up Region 24 quarterfinal victories at home


From left, John Wood Community College's Madi Doran, Grace Deters and Katey Flynn set themselves to play defense during Wednesday night's Region 24 quarterfinal game against Illinois Central College at the Student Activity Center. | Matt Schuckman photo

QUINCY — The John Wood Community College men’s and women’s basketball teams took the first step toward national tournament berths Wednesday night by winning their Region 24 quarterfinal matchups at the Student Activity Center.

The third-seeded JWCC men beat Rend Lake 75-61 and will face second-seeded Illinois Central College at 3 p.m. Saturday at Rend Lake College in Ina, Ill. The fourth-seeded JWCC women knock off Illinois Central College 80-63 and will face top-seeded Parkland at 2 p.m. Saturday at Lincoln Land Community College in Springfield, Ill.

Muddy River Sports Editor Matt Schuckman sat courtside Wednesday night and put together this photo gallery:

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