First a long bus ride, now a short one.
Rolando Brown scored 33 points to lead Peoria Manual to a 69-52 win over Glenbard South in the class 3A DeKalb super-sectional Tuesday.
The win sends Manual (19-11) to the state tournament about ten minutes away from its campus at the Peoria Civic Center. Quintez Edwards added 19 for the Rams, who will play East St. Louis in Friday’s 1 p.m. state semifinal.
Glenbard South (25-7) scored the first four points of the game before Manual scored 14 straight points and never looked back.