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IHSA boys golf regionals

Dixon (2A)

Where: Timber Creek Golf Course.

Area school: Princeton. Others: Dixon, L-P, Mendota, Oregon, Ottawa, Rochelle, Rock Falls, Sterling.

At a glance: The Tigers prepare for their second year at the 2A level in a field of former NCIC rivals. Ottawa and Sterling head the field, but the Tigers beat the rest of the entries at the P.I.T. and have a leg up for the third and final qualifying berth. “Knowing that we’ve recently won the P.I.T., shot our season-best 159, and won the NCIC conference championship, we do have some momentum and reason for optimism heading into Tuesday,” PHS coach Duane Price said. PHS senior Cole Evenson was a 2A qualifier last year.

Advancement: Go to the Belvidere North Sectional.

Seneca (1A)

Where: Nettle Creek Golf Course.

Area schools: Hall, DePue and St. Bede. Others: Aurora Christian, Beecher, Crete Illinois Lutheran, HBR, Indian Creek, Newark, Putnam County, Richton Park, Seneca, Somonauk, Wilmington.

Advancement: Go to the Elgin Sectional, Monday.

Monmouth (1A)

Where: Gibson Woods Golf Course.

Area schools: Bureau Valley. Others: Aledo Mercer County, Biggsville, Cambridge, Galva, Kewanee, Knoxville, Monmouth United, Orion, Rockridge, Sherrard, Stark County, Wethersfield, Williamsfield

At glance: Bureau Valley junior Ryan Young earned a spot on the Three Rivers First Team All-Conference

Advancement: Go to the Petersburg Sectional, Monday.

Freeport (1A

Where: Park Hills Golf Course.

Area schools: Amboy/LaMoille. Others: Aquin, AFC, Byron, Faith Lutheran, Dakota, Forreston, Orangeville, Pecatonica, Polo, Rockford Christian Life, Rockford Christian, Sterling Newman

Advancement: Go to the Elgin Sectional, Monday.

IHSA girls regionals

St. Bede (1A)

Where: Spring Creek Golf Course.

Area schools: DePue, Hall, St. Bede. Others: Beecher, Braidwood Reed-Custer, Coal City, Grant Park, Kankankee McNamara, Manteno, Morris, Peotone, Putnam County, Seneca, Streator, Wilmington.

At a glance: Barbi Prokup and the Lady Bruins will have all the comforts of playing on their home course.

Advancement: Go to the Champaign Sectional, Oct. 9.

Kewanee (1A)

Where: Baker Park Golf Course.

Area schools: Princeton. Others: Aledo Mercer County, Biggsville, Cambridge, Galva, Henry, Kewanee, Knoxville, Monmouth United, Midland, Orion, Rockridge, Stark County.

At a glance: Of the 14 schools, only nine field full squads, including Henry and Princeton.

Advancement: Go to the Lincoln Sectional, Oct. 9.

Stillman Valley (1A)

Where: Prairie View Golf Club.

Area schools: Amboy/LaMoille.

Advancement: Go to the Genoa Sectional, Monday.

Note: At all regionals, the Top 3 teams advance to sectionals and the Top 10 individual players not included in the Top 3 teams.

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