Advancement: The first- and second-place winners in each event, including relay teams, from each of the sectional meets advance to the state championship meet May 17-19 at Eastern Illinois University in Charleston.
In addition, any individual or relay team who equals or surpasses the qualifying standard in the finals for the class they represent in the sectional advances to the state meet.
When: 4 p.m. (field), 5 p.m. (track) Friday.
Local team competing: Seton Academy.
Local individuals to watch: Beecher -- Larissa Swanson, 3,200 relay; Paige Wehling 3,200 relay; Jordan Behrens, high jump, 3,200 relay; Mary Rose, Gianotti, 3,200 relay; Joanna Banasiak, discus, shot put. Seton Academy -- DeJanae Terry, 100, 200, 400 relay, 800 relay; Mykel Adams, 200, 400, 400 relay, 800 relay.
When: 4:30 p.m. (field), 6 p.m. (track) today.
Teams competing: Agricultural Science, Bishop McNamara, Bremen, Chicago Christian, Herscher, Hillcrest, Illiana Christian, Joliet Catholic Academy, Kankakee, Lincoln-Way West, Manteno, Peotone, Providence, Rich East, Rich South, Tinley Park, Watseka.
Favorite: Hillcrest. Darkhorse: Illiana Christian.
Local individuals to watch: Illiana Christian -- Alexa Beezhold, 800; Kristen Brink, 400; Lauren Brink, 1,600; Emily Dykstra, long jump, triple jump, 100 hurdles, 300 hurdles; Diana Kamp, 100 hurdles, 300 hurdles; Kristen Kamp, high jump, triple jump; Anna Krygsheld, shot put; Ariel Peevy, discus.
When: 4:30 p.m. (field), 5:45 p.m. (track) today.
Teams competing: Andrew, Bloom Township, Bradley-Bourbonnais, Crete- Monee, Danville, Homewood-Flossmoor, Lincoln-Way Central, Lincoln-Way East, Lincoln-Way North, Marian Catholic, Rich Central, Thornridge, Thornton Township, T.F. North, T.F. South, Thornwood.
Favorite: Lincoln-Way East. Darkhorse: Danville.
Local individuals to watch: Bloom Township -- Ivory Cassell, 100, long jump, triple jump; Angela Cates, high jump. Crete-Monee -- Simone Brown, high jump; Grace Flowers, 1,600; 3,200 relay; Teja Foy, 800, 3,200 relay; Chastity Powell, 400, 1,600 relay; Tayler Whittler, 100, 200, 1,600 relay. Homewood-Flossmoor -- Kaiya Brown, triple jump; Taylor Farley, 100, 200, 400 relay, 800 relay; Taylor Lynch, 200, 400 relay, 800 relay; Shayna Nwokenkwo, 100, long jump; Ebonee Stanton, 400, 800 relay; Jayla Stewart, 100 hurdles; Natalie Williams, long jump. Marian Catholic -- Shammaree Allen, 100, 400 relay, 800 relay; Imani Haynes, 100 hurdles, 300 hurdles, 400 relay, 800 relay; Taylor Walker, 300 hurdles. Thornridge -- Tatayana Broom, 300 hurdles. Thornton --T.F. North -- LaDonna Caston, 300 hurdles, 400 relay; Katrina Hollins, shot put; Asia Stevens, 400, 1,600 relay. Aaliyah Crockwell, 100; Chardae Greenlee, triple jump, 400 relay, 800 relay, 1,600 relay; Kinnedra Johnson, triple jump. T.F. South -- Amber Levy, 200. Thornwood -- Alyssa Hood, shot put, discus.
~! Compiled by Tim Cronin