Playoffs open for Class 3A/4A boys
Several teams advance in semifinals
Last updated 3/4/2020 at 7:15am
CLASS 3A REGIONAL SEMIFINAL
NOTRE DAME 71 NORTH CHICAGO 31
The top-ranked Dons (27-5), routed the regional hosts from North Chicago (6-26), behind 21 points, from junior, Troy D'Amico.
BENET ACADEMY 67 CVS 51
The Redwings cruised past their guests from Chicago Vocational (7-17).
CLASS 4A REGIONAL SEMIFINALS
BOLINGBROOK 80 PLAINFIELD EAST 61
The Raiders (27-5) won their seventh consecutive game outgunning the feisty Bengals (9-22) in Oswego.
The Raiders were led by Elon University-bound senior Darius Burford who scored 31 points. In the last game of his Bengal career, senior Bengal sharp-shooter Nick Smoldt scored 21 points.
JOLIET WEST 66 PLAINFIELD SOUTH 57
For the second time in a little over a week the Cougars (9-23) gave the 27-4 Southwest Prairie East champions from Joliet West all it could handle. On February 21, Joliet West survived a trip to The South Side and escaped with a 55-50 victory. On Tuesday, in the Romeoville Class 4A Regional, the Tigers slipped by the Cougars again.
PLAINFIELD NORTH 59 JOLIET CENTRAL 43
The Tigers improved to 21-8 with victory over the Steelmen. Joliet Central bows out at 14-19.
WHEATON WARRENVILLE SOUTH 65 DOWNERS GROVE SOUTH 43
The Mustangs bow out at 9-20 after their loss to the Tigers (20-11)
NILES NORTH 56 NILES WEST 39
The Wolves (13-19) fall to the Central Suburban North champs from Niles North (26-5).
HINSDALE CENRAL 35 DOWNERS GROVE NORTH 32
The Trojans fall to their West Suburban Silver rivals from Hinsdale Central (14-16). DGN
concludes their 2019-20 season at 14-16.
NORMAL 49 MINOOKA 40
The Indians bow out at 3-28 for the season.