Seton Academy senior guard Ebony Bailey was named to the Illinois Basketball Coaches Association's Class 1A/2A girls all-state team.
Bailey helped the Sting advance to the super-sectional for the third straight year and was the GCAC White Division player of the year.
Bertrand earns honors: T.F. South's Ninah Bertrand was named the south Suburban Blue Conference's co-player of the year.
Bertrand, who helped lead the Rebels to 20 wins, shared the honor with Oak Forest's Maddie Baxa and Hillcrest's Tanazania Sherrill. The Rebels' Ren'Cia Rolling also made all-conference, and Kameron Dickens earned special mention.
T.F. North's Tyra Johnson was named to the all-conference team, and Chanel Howard made special mention.
T.F. South and Richards shared the the sportsmanship award.
IHSA state championships: Both the Class 1A and 2A state finals were blowouts as Champaign Thomas More won in Class 2A and Annawanwon in Class 1A
Thomas More had four players in double figures as it beat Prophetstown 70-34. Alexa Wallas had 18 points and Teri McCoy had 17 points and 10 rebounds.
In Class 1A, Annawan held Carrollton to single-digit scoring in every quarter en route to a 59-23 win.
Cierra Davis led Annawan with 17 points and 12 rebounds.
In the third-place game, Miranda Grisham's two free throws with 10 seconds left sealed a 55-50 win for Eastland over Moweaqua Central A&M.
In the Class 2A third-place game, the Teutopolis Lady Shoes beat IC Catholic 32-28.
IHSA state team meet: Oak Park-River Forest beat Marist 31-22 for the Class 3A title at U.S. Cellular Coliseum in Bloomington.
in Class 2A, Montini beat Geneseo 49-21 and in Class 1A, Dakota won easily, 65-3 over Petersburg PORTA.
Mount Carmel to play Pennsylvania power: The Prep Bowl Kick-Off Classic, which had been at Soldier Field, will be played at Toyota Park in 2014.
Defending Class 7A state champion Mount Carmel will play Pennsylvania Class AAAA state champion Philadelphia St. Joseph Prep at noon on Aug. 31.
Class AAAA is the largest class in Pennsylvania.
Mount Carmel's Nichols earns honor: Mount Carmel senior guard David Nichols was the winner of the Tony Lawless Award for the Catholic League North, which goes to the top senior in the league.