The Byron Lady Tigers are one win away from the school’s first state championship in girls basketball. They advanced to the State Final Friday night by beating Camp Point in the 2A semifinals 55-31.
The Lady Tigers jumped out to an 8-3 lead and they never let up. they led 13-5 after the first quarter and 32-19 at halftime.
Junior center Bailey Burrows led Byron with 15 points. Lexi DeVries and Paige Holloway each added 14 points.
Byron is now 32-3. The Lady Tigers will play Teutopolis in the championship game Saturday evening at 8:15 at Redbird Arena. The game can be seen live on Rockford’s MyNetwork TV (Channel 17.2 over the air and Channel 16 on Comcast Cable).