Stories about Streator 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.
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.
Senior Nicholas Pollett won Streator's first wrestling medal in 66 years, Princeton junior Ace Christiansen finished third, and Seneca senior Chris Peura became just the fourth in school history to win two state medals at Saturday's IHSA State Wrestling Finals in Champaign.
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.
A look at the state-tournament matchups for wrestlers from Ottawa, Streator, Seneca and Sandwich for the boys state tournament that begins Thursday in Champaign, as well as the girls tournament that will be held Feb. 23-24 in Bloomington.
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.
Streator came up big down the stretch to get its program's 1,500th win and avenge a lost to Wilmington last week, 51-49.
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.
Congratulations to The Times Athlete of the Week, Streator boys wrestling's Nick Pollett!
Wrestling and girls bowling sectionals, boys basketball shootouts and girls basketball regionals begin in The Times Area Roundup for Saturday, Feb. 10, 2024.
Girls wrestlers qualified for the state tournament out of the Geneseo Sectional on Saturday.
At 106 pounds, Dixon's Jack Ragan, Streator's Nicholas Pollett and Morris' Owen Sater all earned state trips on Saturday at the 2A Sycamore Sectional.
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.