DeKalb surged late. Kaneland broke through in the postseason. And Indian Creek had its most successful season. Throw in some record-setting performances and there were a lot of highlights in the 2023 girls’ soccer season.
For 78 minutes Tuesday, the Benet girls soccer team pushed, pushed and pushed some more in the hopes of eking out a goal against a tough-as-nails Kaneland defense. Benet kept knocking, and finally scored two goals in the final two minutes for a 2-0 sectional semifinal win.
Facing a seemingly never-ending offensive assault from Alleman Catholic, Molly Feitlich and the Timberwolves saw their magical season come to an end after a 7-1 loss to the Pioneers in the Class 1A Hinckley-Big Rock championship game.