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The Teutopolis Lady Shoes are heading to State. The Lady Shoes won their Super Sectional matchup against Bloomington Central Catholic on Monday 52-45. Teutopolis held a 22-14 lead at the half and led by as many as 15, but Bloomington Central Catholic got within two with less than a minute to go. The Shoes were able to convert their free throws late, knocking down 7 of 8 in the final 40 seconds, to clinch the win. Shelby Thompson Teutopolis with 22 points, making six shots from outside the arc. Anna Hartke also had big night with 17 points and 11 rebounds.
The Shoes will face Westchester St. Joseph in the State semifinals on Friday at Red Bird Arena in Normal. The winner will advance to the State Championship game against the winner of Camp Pount Central Co-op and Byron.