Stories about Jacobs high school sports
Crystal Lake Central won the Class 2A Rockford East Wrestling Regional and qualified 12 competitors for the next week's sectional round. Plus girls bowling regional results and more in Saturday's prep roundup.
Defending state champion Johnsburg sits atop the Small Division after turning in a score of 94.0 points on Friday in the preliminary round of the IHSA Competitive Cheerleading State Finals. Plus more results in boys and girls basketball.
Marengo's boys basketball team got its first win of the season, a 44-34 decision over Richmond-Burton on Wednesday. And lots of Fox Valley Conference girls basketball in the high school sports roundup.
Saturday will be a homecoming for both Jordan Blanton and Ryan Prater when the Marian Central co-coaches lead their team to the Class 1A Richmond-Burton Regional. Plus more on McHenry, Dundee-Crown, Richmond-Burton and crossing county lines.
Prairie Ridge and Hampshire each scored upset wins over the Fox Valley Conference co-leaders. Prairie Ridge beat Burlington Central behind 18 points from James Muse. Plus more results in Tuesday's roundup.
Crystal Lake South responded with a strong defensive effort against Jacobs on Tuesday after it dropped three of its last four, taking down the Golden Eagles 55-43.
McHenry's girls basketball team picked up a tight win at Cary-Grove, and more in Monday's high school sports roundup.
Johnsburg won the Small Division title and Crystal Lake Central won a Medium in their respective IHSA Competitive Cheerleading Sectional Meets Saturday and are among nine local teams that will compete Friday at Saturday at state. And more in Saturday's high school sports roundup.
Jackson Martucci knocked down eight 3-pointers on his way to a game-high 27 points to lead Jacobs to a 66-58 win over host McHenry. Plus more local results in Friday's roundup.
Cary-Grove co-op's boys swimming team celebrated senior night with a dominant 129-41 Fox Valley Conference dual win against Jacobs co-op. Plus results in wrestling, basketball and more in Thursday's prep roundup.
Richmond-Burton's wrestling team moved to 22-3 and won the Kishwaukee River Conference title outright with a dual win over Harvard. And more in Wednesday's high school sports roundup.
Huntley was determined to not let Jacobs' shooters Jackson Martucci and Brett Schlicker do what they have been doing from behind the 3-point arc. The Red Raiders defeated Jacobs 52-40 to end its nine-game winning streak.
Jacobs faces Huntley in a Fox Valley Conference boys basketball game Tuesday, Jan. 24, 2023, at Huntley High School.
Jacobs' hot shooting, tough defense and growing confidence push Golden Eagles to nine consecutive victories. And more in this week's boys basketball notes.
Johnsburg's girls basketball team rode big efforts from Payton Toussaint and Sophie Person to a 55-52 win over Lakes in a nonconference game. And more in Monday's roundup.