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|Ridgewood Gilrs Basketball to State; Local Sports Roundup -- 2/22/10
|High School Girls Basketball - Postseason
Class 1A Supersectionals
Ridgewood punched its ticket to the state semifinals at Redbird Arena by winning the Bloomington Supersectional at Illinois Wesleyan University's Shirk Center.
The Spartans (31-2) defeated Colfax-Ridgeview (28-5) 70-58 to advance to the final four. Ridgewood will play defending champion Hinkley Big Rock (31-2) Friday at 2 p-m in one of the state semifinal games.
The other semifinal matchup pits Jacksonville Routt Catholic - a 54-47 OT winner in the Jacksonville Supersectional over Havana - against Cowden-Herrick/Beecher City, who beat Cobden in the Salem Supersectional, Friday at 12:15 p-m.
Class 2A Supersectionals
Bloomington Central Catholic, Kankakee McNamara, Quincy Notre Dame and Nashville are all headed to the state semifinals at Redbird Arena after posting supersectional wins.
Class 3A Sectionals
Peoria Richwoods beat Geneseo 62-30 to advance to the sectional championship game at LaSalle. The Knights meet the winner of tonight's semifinal game between Lincoln-Way West and Metamora in Thursday night's sectional championship game.
Class 4A Sectionals
Moline plays East St. Louis in one of the semifinal games tonight at Normal West. A victory would send the Maroons to the sectional championship game against the winner of tonight's other sectional semifinal game featuring Normal West and Edwardsville.
High School Boys Basketball - Postseason
(1) Orion beat (8) Ridgewood 66-45
(4) Annawan defeated (5) United 48-42
(5) Knoxville took out (4) Stark County 42-37
(4) Bushnell-Prairie City/Avon ended (5) North Fulton's season 51-41
(4) Rock Island Alleman beat (5) Mercer County 51-40
(4) Peoria Christian downed (5) Farmington 75-57