Stories about Cary-Grove high school sports
Here are the Northwest Herald area preview capsules for Week 9.
Woodstock North clinched the Kishwaukee River Conference championship and will go for its third consecutive regional title next week, but the Thunder won't have an easy path. Plus notes on Cary-Grove's Tricia Kennedy committing to Michigan Tech, Crystal Lake Central's Lauren Klutke's special serve and more.
Crystal Lake South advanced to the championship match of the Class 2A Crystal Lake South Regional on Tuesday with a 2-0 win over Crystal Lake Central.
Jacobs is trending up with the playoffs around the corner after a big win over Hampshire. Bears running back David Montgomery was on hand to watch Cary-Grove, the No. 2 team in Class 6A, beat Burlington Central. More about playoffs and streaks in this week's notes.
Crystal Lake Central's Hadley Ferrero won the girls individual title at the Fox Valley Conference Cross Country Meet on Saturday, while Crystal Lake South took the girls team title. Burlington Central's Yusuf Baig took the boys championship and Hampshire grabbed the boys team title.
Cary-Grove, Richmond-Burton remain unbeaten with big victories. Johnsburg and Huntley also pick up wins in their games.
The Fox Valley Conference Cross Country Meet will have several strong teams on both sides for girls and boys. Last year the top four girls teams were separated by 14 points; it could be another tight finish on Saturday in McHenry.
Check out the Northwest Herald area football statistical leaders through seven games.
Check out the latest Northwest Herald Power Rankings for girls volleyball.