Stories about Serena High School sports
The Sandwich boys wrestling team fell just short against Riverdale at Class 1A Sterling Newman Central Catholic Dual Team Sectional on Tuesday.
The Serena girls basketball team, behind 31 points from Paisley Twait, defeated Elgin St. Edward 55-44 in the semifinals of the Class 1A Gardner-South Wilmington Sectional on Tuesday night.
Serena defeated Elgin St. Edward 55-44 in the Class 1A Sectional semifinal game on Tuesday, Feb. 20, 2024 at Gardner-South Wilmington High School. The Lady Huskers will play St. Bede in the sectional title game on Thursday at 7p.m.
Sandwich, Marquette, Somonuak, Earlville and Flanagan-Cornell's boys basketball teams all prevailed in their regional quarterfinal contests Monday to advance to Wednesday's second round.
The Marquette Academy boys basketball defeated host Newark 58-51 to finish up the regular season on Saturday.
A handful of local wrestlers are still in the hunt for a medal after action Friday at the Class 1A and 2A IHSA State Wrestling Tournament in Champaign; Plus, a big second quarter led Seneca boys basketball past Serena.
Seneca senior Chris Peura and Sandwich freshman Cooper Corder both advanced to the semifinals of the IHSA Class 1A State Boys Wrestling Tournament on Thursday. Plus, more results from around the Times area.
The Serena girls basketball team, with senior Paisley Twait making a free throw in the final second, topped Ashton-Franklin Center 41-40 in the championship game of the Class 1A Earlville Regional on Thursday night.
Serena defeated Ashton-Franklin Center 41-40 to win the Class 1A Regional final game on Thursday, Feb. 16, 2024 at Earlville High School. The Lady Huskers will play in the sectional semifinals on Tuesday, Feb. 20 at Gardner-South Wilmington.
While Fieldcrest and Newark's girls basketball teams saw their seasons draw to a close Tuesday, both Seneca and Serena advanced on with regional semifinal wins, plus plenty of boys results in Tuesday's Times Area Roundup.
Earlville's Griffin Cook recorded a triple-double of 21 points, 10 rebounds and 10 assists in a win over Woodland on Monday which tied the 86-year-old record of the 1937-38 team for most season wins (25) in program history. Plus, more results from around the Times area.
Hinckley-Big Rock falls in boys basketball despite 25 from Martin Ledbetter in Monday's roundup.
Wrestling and girls bowling sectionals, boys basketball shootouts and girls basketball regionals begin in The Times Area Roundup for Saturday, Feb. 10, 2024.
The Seneca boys basketball team outscored Woodland 21-11 in the third quarter on Friday to earn a Tri-County Conference victory at the Warrior Dome. Plus, more results from around the Times area.
The Serena boys basketball team used a short scoring spurt early in the fourth quarter to help post a 47-44 victory over Earlville on Friday in a battle of unbeaten teams in Little Ten Conference play.