The Warriors attacked from all areas of the court in their 25-19, 25-14 win over Warren to start their 2018 campaign 1-0.
For the second night in a row, extra points were required to win a decisive third set as Vernon Hills defeated Glenbrook South, 25-23, 20-25, 26-24 to start their season on a high note.
It may have only been the opening match of the season, but Monday nights contest between Libertyville and New Trier had a playoff-like atmosphere.
Podcast for the week of 3/19
As last years Morgan Park were accepting their championship medals, then junior standout Ayo Dosunmu was required to take to the podium on crutches.
One year later, Dosunmu finally got his opportunity to showcase his abilities on the big stage, claiming the class 3A title game scoring record with 28 points and leading Morgan Park to a 71-56 win over Southeast for the Mustangs second consecutive state title.
Through three quarters, it looked as though Evanston would get the revenge they were looking for after being bounced out of the playoffs by Whitney Young in super-sectionals last season. … Continue Reading Whitney Young knock off Evanston for second consecutive year
On Tuesday night, Evanston dismantled Lake Zurich 78-52 to claim the Sears Center super-sectional and advance to Peoria for the first time in a decade.
Podcast for the week of 3/12
North Chicago’s sectional “drought” ended on Friday night with a 66-58 win over top-seeded DePaul, setting up a date with Boylan Catholic for the chance to head back to Peoria.
Podcast for the week of 3/5
Girls basketball final rankings
In this episode we discuss: -I’ve apparently become the Maine West beat reporter -Girls super-sectionals and state predictions -Why 2A and 3A schools are rarely ranked -Boys regionals -“A Shot … Continue Reading Illinois Preps Podcast Ep. 24: London Calling
There’s really no shame in bowing out in sectionals. By most measures, winning a regional is the sign of a pretty successful season. Though that doesn’t make losing any easier, … Continue Reading Illinois Preps Insider’s girls basketball top-20: Sectionals
With their 57-46 win over Loyola, Maine West won their second consecutive sectional championship, something that hasn’t been done at the school since the 1992 and 1993 seasons.
Maine West pulled off a shocking 56-52 victory over New Trier to claim the CSL crossover championship and avoid a CSL South sweep.
In a season full of inconsistencies a common theme may have finally emerged, and that is no team is safe in the class 4A state playoffs. Tuesday night’s action was no exception, as top seeded Montini and second seed Benet had to overcome late deficits in order to advance to the sectional finals.