WMBD/WYZZ-TV - PEORIA, Ill. - You might have to pardon the Heyworth Hornets
They are soaking in their first trip to state.
"I feel kind of famous just seeing everyone look at us," said senior Justin Witten. "So much publicity, it's kinda cool, actually."
Heyworth (25-7) plays Sesser-Valier (22-10) in the Class 1A state semifinals Friday. The Hornets hit Carver Arena for a Thursday afternoon shoot-around.
"It was wierd coming in here thinking we are baout to play on this court tomorrow," said senior Dallas Lee. "It hasn't really hit me hit. It's kinda new. I'm glad I get to experience this."
Game time Friday Is 12:15 p.m.