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Regional champions

The St. Bede Lady Bruins celebrate their regional championship 53-38 victory over Ottawa Marquette at Hall last week. It is the 11th regional title in school history. They continued their postseason march with a 47-41 win over Aurora Christian at the Somonauk Sectional. Next up is a title date with Byron Thursday. Team members are (front row, from left) Samantha Manahan, Haley Dzierzynski and Julia Jackson; and (back row) Whitley Funfsinn, Sophie Carus, Mo Dean, Lydia Stariha, Laura Sickley, Kelsey Thompson, Maria Hermosillo and Raley Mauck.

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