The Falcons will host a team they defeated back in Week 3 to open the I8FA postseason.
Despite getting the worse of things in the shots and possession departments, Streator made its one goal stand up to claim its first regional title.
The Fighting Irish closed the season winning four of their final six games, capped by a victory Friday night at old rival Dwight.
Congratulations to The Times Athlete of the Week, Marquette running back Tom Durdan.
Ottawa's four state-qualifying netters opened play at the IHSA Class 1A Finals on Thursday, with one advancing to Friday.
The Streator Bulldogs and Ottawa Pirates met Wednesday in the La Salle-Peru Class 2A Regional semifinals.
A look ahead at this weekend's matchups across The Times area
More from the sidelines around The Times coverage area through Week 8, including a look ahead at some playoff possibilities.
A Q&A with The Times Athlete of the Week, Ottawa boys soccer's Gio Resendez
The Warriors (18-8) never held a giant lead in either set, their largest advantage the entire night five points — 20-15 in the opening set and 24-19 in the second. They seemed, however, to be in control the entire match.
The world of eSports offers competitive play, a chance for students to represent their communities, guidance for online interactions, motivation to remain academically and behaviorally eligible and — perhaps most importantly to Woodland’s volunteer coaches/sponsors, Tony Brown and Pat DuMais — a unique opportunity for students to experience being part of a team and all the positives that come with that.
The host Woodland Warriors claimed the first semifinal, and the Seneca Fighting Irish won the night's closing match over Marquette.
More from the sideline in Week 7 from across The Times coverage area
The Mendota and Streator high school girls tennis teams played close match after close match Tuesday, with the Trojans eventually leaving with the victory.