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IHSA State Finals


Friday: Rockford Keith Country Day def. Sciota West Prairie 25-16, 21-25, 25-17

Stewardson-Strasburg def. New Athens 25-12, 25-23.

Saturday: Third place - Sciota West Prairie def. New Athens 18-25, 25-13, 25-22

Title - Rockford Keith Country Day def. Stewardson-Strasburg 25-18, 25-17


Friday: Elmhurst Immaculate Conception def. Deer Creek-Mackinaw 25-22, 25-17

Albion Edwards County def. Fieldcrest, 25-22, 25-17.

Saturday: Third place - Deer Creek-Mackinaw def. Fieldcrest 25-14, 25-10

Title - Elmhurst Immaculate Conception def. Albion Edwards County 25-15, 25-19


Friday: LaSalle-Peru def. Chicago Payton 25-18, 25-17

Wheaton St. Francis def. Breese Central25-20, 25-10

Saturday: Third place - Breese Central def. Payton 25-20, 25-13

Title - Wheaton St. Francis def. LaSalle-Peru 25-19, 25-7


Friday: Lisle Benet def. Crystal Lake South 25-22, 25-18

Match 2 - Chicago Mother McCauley def. Winnetka New Trier 32-30, 22-25, 25-15

Saturday: Third place - Crystal Lake South def. Winnetka New Trier 25-22, 23-15, 25-17

Title - Chicago Mother McCauley def. Lisle Benet 25-22, 25-19

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