For the first time since 1972 a Chariton boys basketball team is in the state tournament. The Chargers beat 9th ranked Bondurant-Farrar 63-61 in the sub-state final to qualify for the Class 3A tournament which begins Tuesday, March 11th at the Wells Fargo Arena.
Bondurant-Farrar had upset second ranked Dallas-Center Grimes to earn a spot in the sub-state final.
Chariton will play Dubuque Wahlert in the first round 2 p.m. game. A send off for the Chargers will be Sunday, March 8, 5 p.m. at Johnson Auditorium.
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