Girls Basketball: Bolingbrook Wins 9th-Straight Sectional Title Over Neuqua Valley
The Bolingbrook High School girls basketball team defeated Neuqua Valley Thursday night in its 4A IHSA sectional in Oswego.
Bolingbrook High School's girls basketball team defeated Neuqua Valley 56-38 to win its IHSA sectional championship in Oswego Thursday.
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It was the ninth straight sectional title for Bolingbrook.
The Lady Raiders will play No. 2 Whitney Young in the super-sectional game at Hinsdale Central High School Monday night at 7:30 p.m. in a rematch of last year's classic 4-overtime game.
The winner of that game has won the 4A state title every year since the IHSA expanded girls basketball from two classes to four in 2008, according to the Chicago Tribune.
Advance tickets will be available Friday from 1 p.m. to 3:30 p.m. and Monday from 7:30 a.m. and 3:30 p.m. in the BHS Athletics Office. Tickets are $8. You may also purchase tickets at Hinsdale Central while they last.
Kennedy Cattenhead, who scored 21 points in Thursday's game, said this to the Chicago Tribune:
"I'm real excited," Cattenhead said. "We can't go down (to Young) twice in a row. Coach (Anthony) Smith is a person that says you always have to go out with heart. Last year, we went out with a lot of heart and a lot of talent. Talent doesn't always win games."
"We have a lot of upcoming talent, but we work harder than anybody else. I feel like we can go out and get it done."