Illiana Christian co-captains Rachel Herrera, left, and Jaime Petrarca hold the Class 3A Hillcrest Regional Championship trophy after their victory against Rich Central in Country Club Hills on Thursday
Illiana Christian players hold the Class 3A regional championship trophy after defeating Rich Central in Country Club Hills on Thursday
Illiana Christian players celebrate after scoring the clinching point in their Class 3A regional match against Rich Central in Country Club Hills on Thursday.
T.F. South's Jake Tisza, right, has 45 solo tackles and 36 assists to help lead a stingy Rebels defense.
T.F. South's Torian Lewis for extra yards in the Rebels' 33-14 win over Reavis on Oct. 17. Lewis rushed for 117 yards and a score.
T.F. South's Sterling Smith, center, eludes Reavis defenders for a long gain on Oct. 17. Smith rushed for 96 yards and a touchdown in the Rebels 33-14 win over the Rams. The two meet again tonight in a Class 7A playoff game.
Crete-Monee quaterback Clint Ratkovich also plays linebacker and is the Warriors' punter.
Crete Monee's Clint Ratkovich is the team's leading rusher with 644 yards. The Warriors travel to Yorkville on Saturday for a Class 6A first-round playoff game.
Mount Carmel's Jaquan Buntyn breaks through the Philadelphia St. Joseph line for a long gain during the season opener. The Caravan is making their state-record 29th straight playoff appearance.
Marian Catholic's Allison Molitsky makes a return in Tuesday's match against Plainfield East in Joliet.
Marian Catholic's Colette Scheffers returns a shot against Plainfield East in the 4A regional match in Joliet on Tuesday.
Marian Catholic's Dana Zavesky reacts to the winning point during its match against Plainfield East in Joliet on Tuesday.
The Marian Catholic girls volleyball team celebrates after the winning point in their regional match against Plainfield East on Tuesday.
Marian Catholic's Dana Zavesky returns a shot in its regional match against Plainfield East in Joliet on Tuesday.
Marian Catholic's Abigail Freeman returns a shot in their regional match against Plainfield East in Joliet on Tuesday.
The Marian Catholic girls vollelball team celebrates after the winning point in their regional match against Plainfield East on Tuesday
Mount Carmel's A.J. Lewis breaks free from Brother Rice defenders in a recent Catholic League Blue game. Mount Carmel is making its state-record 29th straight playoff appearance.
Crete-Monee head coach John Konecki disputes an official's call in the game against Prairie Ridge Friday night.
Crete-Monee's Clint Ratkovich sprints for a touchdown in the first quarter against Prairie Ridge Friday night.
Crete-Monee's Isaiah Montgomery wrestles Prairie Ridge quarterback Brett Covalt to the ground Friday night in Crete.
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