HERRIN — Marie Blankenberger went 3-1 at the Herrin Sectional to advance to next weekend’s Class A State Competition in the Chicago suburbs. It’s a return trip to the State finals for Blankenberger who qualified last year with doubles partner Makynna Shaffer.

Match results:

Defeated Milner (Fairfield) 6-0, 6-2

Defeated Schroeder (Mt. Carmel) 6-1, 6-0

Lost to Bruce (Marion) 2-6, 2-6

Defeated Moore (Benton) 6-2, 6-2.

CWC placed 5th overall at the Sectional. Jasmine Smith competed in singles (1-1). Kaeli Burchfield/Hannah Lueke and Liberty Smith/Kadee Milligan represented CWC in doubles.

Team scores: Marion 26, Benton 16, Waterloo 15, Carbondale 12, CWC 11, Herrin 8, Mt. Carmel 8, Fairfield 0, Gibault Catholic 0, Vienna 0.