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IHSA Sectional golf tournaments at a glance:

At Byron (1A boys)

Where: Prairie View Golf Course, Byron

Team to beat: Byron. Area schools: Hall. Other schools: Aurora Christian, Beecher, Elgin Westminster Christian, Indian Creek, Lena-Winslow, Morrison, Oregon, Rockford Christian, Stockton, Winnetka North Shore Country Day.

Area individuals: Logan Twidell (BV), Ryan Young (BV), Joe Dudek (St. Bede), Jarret Olson (St. Bede).

At a glance: The Red Devils beat out St. Bede by a fifth-man tiebreaker and Seneca by a sixth-man tiebreaker to make it out of the Putnam County Regional. ... Beecher junior Michael Barber was medalist at the PC regional with a 74.

Advancement: Top three teams and top 10 individuals from non-qualifying teams advance to the IHSA 1A State Meet at the Prairie Vista Golf Course in Bloomington on Oct. 18-19.

At Freeport (2A boys)

Where: Park Hills Golf Course, Freeport.

Favorite team(s): Aurora Central Catholic, Burlington Central. Others: Rockford Boylan, Marengo, Rock Falls, Sterling, Vernon Hills, Winnebago, Woodstock Marian.

Area individuals: Zach Hicks (Princeton), Ian "Shorty" Nichols (Princeton), Colby Robbins (Princeton), Cody Phalen (Mendota), Jaren Robinson (Mendota), Kyle Hanck (LaSalle-Peru).

At a glance: The Tigers brought three out of the LaSalle Regional and look to take the next step to State. Hicks said he's happy to be able to have his teammates go with him. .... Matt Weber of Burlington Central shot at 66 at the Aurora Regional.

Advancement: Top three teams and top 10 individuals from non-qualifying teams advance to the IHSA 2A State Meet at the Weibring Golf Club at Illinois State University in Normal on Oct. 18-19.

At Gibson City (1A girls)

Where: Railside Golf Course.

Team(s) to beat: Bloomington Central Catholic, Charleston. Area schools: Putnam County, St. Bede.

Others: Beecher, Charleston, Iroquois West, LeRoy. Mahomet-Seymour, Monticello, Mt. Zion, Pontiac, Tuscola.

At a glance: Putnam County and St. Bede finished 1-2 at the Putnam County regional. ... Charleston freshman Lauren Chapel fired a 71 at the Charleston Regional. ... PC regional champ Sarah Maddux of Woodland had the next lowest regional score at 82.

At Monmouth (1A girls)

Where: Gibson Woods Golf Course, Monmouth.

Teams to beat: Rochester. Area schools: Princeton. Others: Allmen, Auburn, Canton, Camp Point Central, Geneseo, Hamilton, Lincoln, Macomb, Morton, Quincy Notre Dame.

At a glance: Princeton advances to sectionals with its second straight third-place regional finish with its same cast of players from last year — juniors Sophia Suarez and Sarah Crowe and sophomores Arraia Hicks and Audra Reidner. ... Justine Peel, a senior from Monmouth United, brings in a 68 from regionals.

Advancement: Top three teams and top 10 individuals from non-qualifying teams from each advance to the IHSA 1A State Finals at Red Tail Run Golf Course, Decatur, on Oct. 18-19Comment on this story at www.bcrnews.com.

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