William James Middle School’s Colonels advanced to the semifinals of the Class A State Sectional Tournament with a 48-23 win over Leoma Monday. After a tough battle through three quarters, the Colonels pulled away from the Rebels with a 15-2 run in the final period. Gray Michael led William James with 13 points. The Lady Colonels saw their season come to an end with a 24-20 loss to the South Lawrence Lady Stallions. After battling to a 13-13 tie at intermission, South Lawrence used a 10-1 run in the third to build a lead and hold off William James down the stretch. The Colonels advance to the semifinals Thursday in White Bluff. Charlotte Middle School begins its title quest in the Class 2A State Sectional Tournament this week and Dickson Middle School closes out its regular season tonight hosting Northeast in a 6:00 doubleheader. Dickson County visits Springfield and Creek Wood travels to Camden for important district showdowns at 6:00 tonight on the RFC Sports Network.