Pekin basketball players get big send off

By WEEK Producer

March 7, 2014 Updated Mar 7, 2014 at 1:51 PM CDT

PEKIN, Ill. -- Some young Pekin hoopsters are getting a grand sendoff in their quest for a state title.

The 7th-8th grade boys basketball team from Good Shepherd Lutheran school is competing this weekend in Chicago.

Friday, the school held a big pep rally for the team. Those attending say the team has created all kinds of excitement for the school.

Even though the Good Shephard Lutheran boys basketball team takes on the number one seed, they are confident the experience will be a good one.

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