Stories about Reed-Custer high school sports
Historic win for Providence Catholic girls basketball. That plus more scores 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.
If seed meetings were still held, there'd probably be pretty lengthy discussions in how the Bolingbrook Class 4A Sectional should be seeded. That and area McDonald's All-American nominations as well as some notable coaches milestones reached in the Boys Basketball notebook.
If seeding meetings were still held, there'd probably be pretty lengthy discussions on how the Bolingbrook Class 4A Sectional should be seeded. That and area McDonald's All-American nominations as well as some notable coaches milestones reached in this Boys Basketball Notebook.
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.
The host Reed-Custer Comets won a thriller over the visiting Streator Bulldogs, 63-60 in overtime Thursday in Braidwood.
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.
A 19-0 first-quarter lead turned into a 57-21 rout of visiting Midland in a Tri-Valley Conference contest. Kennedy Hartwig drained five 3-pointers on her way to a 24-point night to lead the Lady Irish.
Reed-Custer's boys survived a tough test from Serena, and more from the Herald-News area from Wednesday, Jan. 4, 2023.
The paths to the boys basketball state tournament for Herald-News area squads look extremely similar to those of last year. Plus more from around the Herald-News area.