Rankings for after sectionals
Just like last year, Marist came in as the higher seed, and unfortunately for the Redhawks, Homewood-Flossmoor took them out of their up-tempo offense, to win 45-42 in overtime to claim their first sectional title since 2017.
Through the first 12 minutes of the sectional title game between Maine South and Evanston, there looked to be an upset brewing. But that notion was promptly put to bed … Continue Reading Henning’s offensive outburst ends Maine South’s season
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