Effingham (24-2, 9-1) at Charleston (21-1, 10-1)
When: 7:30 p.m. Monday at Baker Gym (approximately, following the JV game)
The game features two ranked teams as Effingham is No. 6 in the Illinois Associated Press Class 3A poll and Charleston is right behind at No. 7. Effingham won the first matchup 53-47 on Dec. 4. The two teams met again at the Charleston Holiday Tournament, with the Lady Trojans beating Effingham 67-57. Charleston is on a 14-game winning streak. Shae Littleford leads Charleston with 19.6 points per game, and Paige Swango is averaging 18 points per game. Effingham is on a four-game winning streak, which includes a win over a then-ranked Teutopolis team.
Taylorville (10-14, 3-7) at Mattoon (10-16, 3-8)
When: 7:30 p.m. Monday at Mattoon High School (approximately, following the JV game)
Taylorville won the first meeting 62-47 on Dec. 4. Mattoon has lost three of its last four games, and all three of those losses have come against ranked teams. Ashlyn MacDonald leads Mattoon with 14.7 points per game, and Bella Coffey is averaging 11.9 points per game. Taylorville is on a two-game losing streak.