In a game that saw 14 lead changes, and included a first half in which the largest margin was just four points, Bolingbrook prevailed for the 66-64 victory.
Big shot, after big shot, fell for Evanston, and in the end Loyola just didn’t have quite enough firepower to keep up with the Wildkits, who with their 56-42 win, captured their third straight sectional title.
Rankings for the week of 2/24
Montini and Benet to face off for the sectional crown yet again
The two games sets up an all CSL sectional-final, the second meeting of this magnitude in the past three seasons.
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.
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
Time and time again, ranked teams have had head scratching losses, and top seeds have bowed without even winning a regional, but Maine West (29-1) and Loyola (25-5) have overcome those troubling odds to set up a much anticipated matchup between two top-10 teams.
Podcast for the week of 1/22