Mercer County topped Abingdon-Avon 49-36 to advance to the Lincoln Trail Conference Tournament semifinals Tuesday. The Golden Eagles will meet tournament host Knoxville. The number two seed Stark County Rebels beat seventh seeded Wethersfield 63-49 to play Rowva-Williamsfield in the other semifinal.
In girls basketball, Sherrard went on the road and downed Princeton 54-45. Both teams were vying for the top seed in their sectional complex.
Mercer County went 7-0 to win the Lincoln Trail Conference Scholastic Bowl Saturday. Knoxville took second, Princeville third, and Annawan fourth. The Golden Eagles Dominic Sampson and Hunter Smith were named to the all-tournament team.