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 By Drake Skleba    Sports 

Tigers and Hawks take home Class 4A Regional championships

Twenty-four consecutive wins and the 2020 IHSA Class 4A Joliet West Regional Championship. On Joliet's West Side on Thursday night, Joliet West slipped past Moline 49-45 to defend its house and win the Class 4A Joliet West... — Updated 2/21/2020

 
 By Drake Skleba    Sports 

Angels fall to Seneca in Wilmington Sectional final

With 5:36 remaining in their IHSA Class 2A Wilmington Sectional championship game, Joliet Catholic Academy junior Jenna Hernandez' steal and coast-coast score gave the Angels a 36-33 lead. The Angels (17-18) would not score... — Updated 2/21/2020

 
 By Drake Skleba    Sports 

Jazz Brown and Jenna Hernandez lead Angels past Fieldcrest in OT and into 2A Sweet 16

"Well we're back to .500 and into the Sweet 16," Joliet Catholic Academy Angels' coach Jim O'Brien said Tuesday night. No sweeter words were spoken for the JCA girls (17-17), that just three years ago finished the season at 0-27.... — Updated 2/20/2020

 
 By Drake Skleba    Sports 

Raiders "Three Amigos" lead Bolingbrook blitz of Leo at Evergreen Park's Sunday Showcase

In the final game of Evergreen Park High School's Sunday Showcase, Bolingbrook took on Leo (15-14) of Chicago. The five-game Sunday high school basketball showcase was presented by Evergreen Park High School's head basketball coach... — Updated 2/20/2020

 
 By Drake Skleba    Sports 

Lisle Lions destroy Chicago Woodlawn and advance to St. Joseph Sectional Final; two time-defending state champ Marshall up next

For Lisle (27-7), its IHSA Class 2A St. Joseph Sectional opener with Chicago Woodlawn (13-6) would be a tune-up for the main event in Westchester on Thursday night at 7. The Illinois Central 8 champions from Lisle overwhelmed the... — Updated 2/19/2020

 
 By Drake Skleba    Sports 

Raiders defeat Porters to stay in SWSC Blue race with H-F

Bolingbrook (24-5, 5-1) pulled back to within one full game nof the Southwest Suburban Blue leaders from H-F (22-3, 6-0) with the 72-54 win over Lockport (12-16, 1-5) at the 'Brook. Plainfield North (19-7) traveled to Neuqua... — Updated 2/19/2020

 
 By Drake Skleba    Sports 

Joliet Catholic Academy wins Class 2A regional title

Earlier this season Joliet Catholic Academy senior Mia Bertino became the newest member of the JCA 1,000 career-point club. Known for her deadly three-point shooting accuracy, she w... — Updated 2/19/2020

 
 By Drake Skleba    Sports 

Lisle wins regional title, extends school win record to 26

With the 7-degree temperature outside, the IHSA Class 2A Girls Lisle Regional championship game along the very frozen banks of the DuPage River turned into a hotly-contested game. With the host Lions (26-7) comfortably ahead 30-18... — Updated 2/19/2020

 
 By Drake Skleba    Sports

MONDAY GIRLS HOOPS REPORT

Opening up the IHSA Class 4A Joliet West Regional on Monday night, the Minooka Indians (8-24) put on a show, beating Bradley-Bourbonnais 54-37. The reward for the Indians' impressive victory on Monday night is a Tuesday night date... — Updated 2/18/2020

 
 By Drake Skleba    Sports

ENTERPRISE NEWSPAPERS BOYS/GIRLS HOOPS RANKINGS

BOYS 1. Notre Dame 26-4 Dons stunned at Benet 2. Joliet West 23-4 Tigers slip past Steelemen at "The Old Barn" 3. Benet Academy 20-8 Redwings take down No.1 Dons 4. Bolingbrook 22-5 Raiders struggle past LW East in 2 OT 5.... — Updated 2/17/2020

 
 By Drake Skleba    Sports

Redwings battle the nation's No. 12 team to the end on special night; Hawks roll past Minooka

After taking down the Associated Press' Illinois Class 3A No.1 Notre Dame, on Friday, Benet Academy (20-8) hosted the La Lumiere Prep (19-3) from LaPorte, Indiana. The Lakers checked in at No.12 in the MaxPreps.com Excellent USA... — Updated 2/16/2020

 
 By Drake Skleba    Sports

Lisle wins regional title, extends school win record to 26

With the 7-degree temperature outside, the IHSA Class 2A Girls Lisle Regional championship game along the very frozen banks of the DuPage River turned into a hotly-contested game. With the host Lions (26-7) comfortably ahead 30-18... — Updated 2/16/2020

 
 By Drake Skleba    Sports

Red-Hot Tigers smash West Aurora for 10th consecutive victory

Since losing to Joliet West 66-39 on Jan. 20, red-hot Plainfield North (18-7, 10-4) has run off 10 consecutive victories. On Friday night in Plainfield, the Tigers took-apart West Aurora 70-52. The Tigers led 19-18 after one quarte... — Updated 2/15/2020

 
 By Drake Skleba    Sports

Bertino bombs bury Butler; lead JCA to Class 2A Chicago Christian Regional championship

Earlier this season Joliet Catholic Academy senior Mia Bertino became the newest member of the JCA 1,000 career-point club. Known for her deadly three-point shooting accuracy, she will always be remembered as one of the all-time gr... — Updated 2/14/2020

 
 By Drake Skleba    Sports

JCA heads to regional championship

After defeating the 16-13 St. Francis, 62-58 on Jan. 25, Joliet Catholic Academy (15-17), closed out its 2019-20 regular season with a five-game losing streak. Playing in what many people consider to be the best girls high school b... — Updated 2/13/2020

 
 By Drake Skleba    Sports

Notre Dame defeats Maine South in a battle of area teams in front of near-capacity crowd in Park Ridge

Before an almost capacity-crowd at Maine South High School in Park Ridge on Tuesday, the Associated Press' Illinois Class 3A No.1-ranked Notre Dame took on the young and talented... — Updated 2/12/2020

 
 By Drake Skleba    Sports

Steelwomen-Tigers meet on the West Side in "Joliet Rumble"

Back on December 9 at "The Old Barn" on the campus of Joliet Central High School; Central girls varsity basketball coach the Steelwomen defeated the Tigers, 47-44. Placher's Tigers (26-3, 14-1), have not lost a game since. They... — Updated 2/11/2020

 
 By Drake Skleba    Sports

ENTERPRISE NEWSPAPERS BOYS/GIRLS HOOPS RANKINGS

BOYS 1. Notre Dame 25-3 Dons' smash Shamrocks to clinch ESCC tie 2. Joliet West 22-4 Without 3 starters, Tigers rally past Hillcrest 3. Bolingbrook 21-5 Raiders ambushed by hot-shooting Vikings 4. Benet 18-7 Redwings fall at... — Updated 2/10/2020

 
 By Drake Skleba    Sports

Steelwomen rout Romeoville to set up big game on Tuesday night at Joliet West

Winning for the 22nd time in 23 games, Joliet Central (25-4, 13-2) received a battle in the first half from Romeoville (7-21, 2-13) before exploding for a 55-29 Southwest Prairie East victory. With the SPC East win, the big game... — Updated 2/9/2020

 
 By Drake Skleba    Sports

WEEKEND BOYS HOOPS REPORT

SATURDAY Notre Dame 65 Hersey 48 The top-ranked Dons (25-3), led 24-15 after one quarter, 43-32 at the half and 59-41 after three quarters at Hersey (8-16) in Arlington Heights on Saturday. Bolingbrook 68 West Aurora 56 The Raiders... — Updated 2/9/2020

 
 By Drake Skleba    Sports

Without Hill, Burbridge, Tigers still rally past Hillcrest

Again depleted by injuries, health problems, etc., state-ranked Joliet West (22-4), was playing at Lewis University in Romeoville on Saturday afternoon Last week in the Will County Invitational Shootout, without leader Jamere Hill... — Updated 2/9/2020

 
 By Drake Skleba    Sports

Willowbrook, Stubblefield III, lead Warriors past Romeoville in shootout

In the final game of the day, in the five-game, The 'Ville Shootout at Lewis University in Romeoville, the host Spartans (14-13) took to the court against the Willowbrook. Led by 35 points from senior guard Everett Stubblefield... — Updated 2/9/2020

 
 By Drake Skleba    Sports

THURSDAY GIRLS HOOPS REPORT

On Thursday, the Bolingbrook Raiders (20-6,6-1) traveled to Orland Park in search of win No. 20 for the season at Sandburg (17-10, 1-6). The Lady Raiders won the game 63-51. The Southwest Suburban Blue victory pulled Bolingbrook to... — Updated 2/7/2020

 
 By Drake Skleba    Sports

Lisle becomes Village of Champions for a day

On Wednesday night, Lisle, The Arboretum Village became the Village of Champions. That was after the conference championship-winning efforts of Lisle Senior High School and Benet Academy girls' basketball teams. At home in Lisle,... — Updated 2/6/2020

 
 By Drake Skleba    Sports

Deksnys leads Lockport past Plainfield South

The first three quarters of the nightcap of the Will County Hoops Invite at Lewis University, the game was an individual, three-point shooting contest between Lockport junior Matas... — Updated 2/5/2020

 

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