25 Sports High School Friday - February 17, 2023

Published: Feb. 17, 2023 at 10:34 PM CST
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(25 News Now) - More girls basketball teams from around the area claimed regional championships on Friday night. In Class 2A, Eureka outlasted Canton 61-55 in overtime to win a regional title. The Hornets advance to next week’s Rockridge Sectional.

In Class 1A, defending state champion Brimfield fell to Annawan in a regional final. Back in Class 2A, Prairie Central fell to Peotone in a regional title matchup.

In Class 3A, undefeated Lincoln won the Bloomington regional title with a 74-37 win over Champaign Central.

In boys basketball, it was rivalry night in the Twin Cities. Normal Community beat crosstown rival Normal West 59-47. Brady Starkey led the way for the Ironmen with 19 points. In the Heart of Illinois Conference, Fieldcrest beat Fisher 69-31.

Friday was semifinal night at the IHSA State Wrestling Finals. 11 local wrestlers are advancing to Saturday’s championship matches, including four from Washington and two from Illini Bluffs.