Stories about Peotone high school sports
Historic win for Providence Catholic girls basketball. That plus more scores from around the area.
While the previously undefeated Peotone Blue Devils had the upper hand early, leading by as many as nine points in the second quarter, it was the Fieldcrest Knights who came away with a convincing 60-42 victory.
Joliet Catholic captures East Suburban Catholic meet. Plus more scores and results from around the area.
Peotone's girls trailed after one quarter, but it was all Blue Devils from there, as Peotone rolled to a 56-21 win to remain unbeaten at 23-0; plus more from around the Herald-News area.
The Class 4A Romeoville Sectional will feature several of the area's top teams, such as Bolingbrook, Lincoln-Way East, Lincoln-Way West and Lincoln-Way Central
At Joliet on Tuesday, Joliet Central led at the half and came out with the win after two overtimes, plus more basketball from around the Herald-News area.
Christian Benning had five mid-court steals leading to nine points, all at the ends of quarters of the Streator Bulldogs’ closer-than-the-score-indicates 52-42 win over Peotone.
Coal City with a big win over Wilmington. That and more scores from around the area.
Lincoln-Way Central girls hoops earns win at MLK Coach Kipp Hoopfest. That and more scores from around the area.
Lincoln-Way West's boys bowling team won the title at the Oswego East Regional, plus results from boys and girls basketball and boys and girls wrestling.
Tylon Toliver continued his hot week for Lincoln-Way East boys basketball on Friday night with 23 points to lift the Griffins to a 68-50 win over Sandburg in a SouthWest Suburban Conference contest. Plus more local results in Friday's roundup.
After Reed-Custer and Streator were tied after the second, third and fourth quarters Thursday night, Jake McPherson saw to it that the outcome would swing in the direction of the Comets. His 21 points lifted RC to a 63-60 win to tie Streator for the top spot in the league.
As the prep wrestling season enters the home stretch, postseason matchups and state rankings come into focus across the Herald-News area.
A stellar fourth-quarter defensive performance helped keep the Peotone girls basketball team unbeaten Monday night, as Peotone outscored Coal City 18-2 in the final eight minutes in cruising to a 55-32 win over the visiting Coalers.
Peotone finished the first half of the season unbeaten, Bolingbrook hasn't lost to an in-state team, and Minooka and Lockport have recovered from slow starts, and more girls basketball notes from around the Joliet area.