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|Streaks Win East Peoria Sectional
|Galesburg High School's baseball team has advanced to the Class 3A Elite Eight.
The Silver Streaks (26-13) beat Streator (29-7) 10-8 Saturday afternoon in the East Peoria Sectional in a game that was moved from a 12 p-m start time to 4:30 p-m. The win was the 11th straight for Galesburg, which earned its first sectional crown since the 1989 season.
Streator was seeking its first sectional championship since 1963. Instead it's the Silver Streaks moving on to the Rock Island-Augustana College Supersectional Monday at 5 p-m.
Galesburg will play DeKalb, which beat Aurora Marmion Academy 6-5 Saturday in the DeKalb Sectional championship game.