(Festus)  The Jefferson Bluejays are headed to the state sectionals next week as they won their first ever district title Friday night. In the game heard on J-98, the Bluejays defeated the St. Pius Lancers 66-52. Jon Weik was our Applebee’s player of the game and led all scoring with 25 points for the Bluejays.



Easton Null added 19 for Jefferson.



Bluejays coach Sean Breeze praised his team.



St. Pius was led by Jalen Thornton with 11 points and finish their season with a record of 20-8. Jefferson is now 19-8 and will play either Steelville or St. James in the state sectionals on Wednesday. Tip-off is at 6 p.m. at Jefferson College in Hillsboro.