(PARK HILLS) The girls bracket in the Central Christmas Tournament comes to a close Saturday night on J98 as the top seed and host Central Rebels take on the 3 seed the Steelville Cardinals. The 11-1 Rebels and head coach Josh Mapes know that the Steelville defense can be a handful for any team.

The Steelville Cardinals come in with a record of 7-2. When asked about the reigning champion Rebels, head coach of the Cardinals Seth Collins says his girls are up for any challenge.

The 32nd Girls Basketball Champion of the Central Christmas Tournament will be crowned Saturday night on J98.