Boys basketball regional pairings: Fieldcrest earns No. 1 seed

La Salle-Peru will play in 3A Sterling Regional

Fieldcrest's Nathan Cook looks to pass the ball off against Fisher on Tuesday, Jan. 2, 2024 at Fieldcrest High School.

The Fieldcrest boys basketball team secured the No. 1 seed in its subsectional and will compete in the Class 2A Bishop McNamara Regional.

The Knights (26-1) open the postseason at 6 p.m. Feb. 21 against the winner of No. 10 Herscher and No. 11 Momence. The title game is 7 p.m. Feb. 23.

At the 2A Hall Regional, No. 9 Mendota will play No. 7 Hall in a quarterfinal at 7 p.m. Feb. 19. The winner advances to play No. 2 Seneca at 6 p.m. Feb. 21. The title game is 6 p.m. Feb. 23.

At the 2A Erie-Prophetstown Regional, No. 5 Bureau Valley hosts No. 12 Erie-Prophetstown in a quarterfinal at 7 p.m. Feb. 19 with the winner moving on to play No. 4 Princeton at 7:30 p.m. Feb. 21. The title game is 7 p.m. Feb. 23.

In Class 3A, La Salle-Peru earned a No. 5 seed and will play in the Sterling Regional. The Cavaliers will play No. 3 Dixon in a semifinal at 7:30 p.m. Feb. 21. The winner will face the winner between No. 2 Sterling and No. 8 Ottawa in the title game at 7 p.m. Feb. 23.

In Class 1A, Earlville is a No. 3 seed and will play in the Aurora Christian Regional. The Red Raiders play No. 13 Mooseheart in a quarterfinal at 7 p.m. Feb. 19 in Earlville. The winner faces the winner between No. 5 Yorkville Christian and No. 12 Gardner-South Wilmington in a semifinal at 7:30 p.m. Feb. 21. The title game is 7 p.m. Feb. 23.

No. 10 St. Bede, No. 11 LaMoille and No. 12 DePue will play in the 1A Wethersfield Regional.

In the quarterfinals, the Bruins travel to No. 9 Galva at 6:30 p.m. Feb. 19, the Lions play at No. 6 Wethersfield at 6 p.m. Feb. 19, and the Little Giants will travel to No. 3 Fulton at 7 p.m. Feb. 19.

The semifinals are Feb. 21 with the title game at 7 p.m. Feb. 23.

Putnam County is a No. 14 seed and will play at Abingdon-Avon in the 1A ROWVA Regional at 7 p.m. Feb. 19. The semifinals are Feb. 21 and the title game is 7 p.m. Feb. 23.

Henry-Senachwine is a No. 14 seed in the 1A Brimfield Regional and will play at No. 4 Peoria Heights at 7 p.m. Feb. 19. The semifinals are Feb. 21 and the title game is 7 p.m. Feb. 23.