Stories about Providence Catholic high school sports
Morris finished second in the state Class 1A competitive dance finals; Lincoln-Way West took fifth in boys bowling; and more from around the Herald-News area from Saturday, Jan. 28, 2023.
Joliet Catholic captures East Suburban Catholic meet. Plus more scores and results from around the 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
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.
St. Charles East won the 24-team Illini Classic, with Yorkville taking second and Lincoln-Way West third.
As the prep wrestling season enters the home stretch, postseason matchups and state rankings come into focus across the Herald-News area.
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.
Gabi Bednar led the Providence Catholic Celtics with 15 points in a 39-24 win over the Lockport Porters, snapping a five-game Lockport winning streak.
Annalise Pietrzyk scored 27 points to lead the Celtics to a 46-24 victory
Annalise Pietrzyk scored 24 points and Molly Knight kicked in 13 to lead the Celtics to a 59-30 rout of the host Spartans at the Marian Catholic Invitational Wednesday night. With the win, Providence (6-5) advances to face Lincoln-Way East in Friday night’s championship game.
Here is the 2022 Herald-News All-Area Girls Volleyball Team after another strong season on the court.
The 2023 CCL/ESCC divisions are set. Thirteen teams will be changing divisions with the addition of IC Catholic and St. Francis to the megaconference next season.
Lincoln-Way Central finished second to Marist in the 28-team event
Providence's postseason run has been filled with moments where the Celtics imposed their will, but they ran into an opponent Friday in the Class 4A championship game that simply wouldn't allow itself to be bent in Sacred Heart Griffin.
Ty Lott threw for 214 yards and three touchdowns to lead Sacred Heart-Griffin past Providence, 44-20, on Friday in the Class 4A state-title game, giving coach Ken Leonard his sixth state championship in his final game.