February 26, 2017

Unity Lady Mustangs carry off 2nd place trophy


February 25, 2017 - Normal, IL - Unity's Claire Rabe, Jordan Hildebrand and Lindsey Fuller carry off their team's second place trophy after the Class 1A championship awards ceremony on Saturday. The Lady Mustangs fell in an emotional heartbreaker at the IHSA Girls State Basketball Finals to the Annawan Bravettes, 45-42. See the game photos that didn't make the paper here: Saturday State Championship Gallery. (Photo: PhotoNews Media/Clark Brooks)

Lady Panthers finish fourth in the state


February 25, 2017 - Normal, IL - Central-Southeast captains Megan Lee, Kolby McClelland, Alaina Vance and Brianna Hildebrand come forward to accept their team's fourth-place trophy during the Class 2A third-place game awards ceremony at the IHSA Girls State Basketball State Finals. The Lady Panthers fell 47-42 to the St. Edwards Lions bringing home this year's fourth place trophy. Follow this link to see more photos from the game on Saturday. (Photo: PhotoNews Media/Clark Brooks)

February 25, 2017

Vance and the Lady Panthers play for third on Saturday

Aliana Vance taking her shot at state

February 24, 2017 - Normal, IL - Camp Point Central/Southeast's Alaina Vance takes a second half shot over Byron's Meghan McCarey during their Class 2A semifinal at the IHSA Girls State Basketball Finals. The Lady Panthers fell 53-37 in a highly physical contest to the Tigers on Friday. CSE will play St. Elgin on Saturday for the third place trophy. Vance contributed 5 points to the team's effort on the scoreboard. Click here to see 20 more photos from the game of Vance and her teammates. (Photo: PhotoNews Media/Clark Brooks)

February 24, 2017

Bravettes advance to title game on VanHyfte coattails


February 24, 2017 - Normal, IL - Annawan's Jayde VanHyfte goes up for a first quarter shot contested by Harvest Christian Academy Alyssa Iverson in their Class 1A semifinal. Behind VanHyfte's game-high 29 points and 19 boards, the Bravettes advance to Saturday's title game after a 51-42 win over the Lions to face Mendon Unity. See 12 more photos from the game in our state basketball gallery here . . . (Photo: PhotoNews Media/Clark Brooks

Unity reaches state title game

Kaylee Kuhn dribbles the ball

February 24, 2017 - Normal, IL - Unity's Kaylee Kuhn dribbles the ball across the half court line during their Class 1A semifinal at the IHSA Girls State Basketball Finals on Friday. The Lady Mustangs defeated the Warriors from Calhoun 42-34 to advance to the title game against Annawan on Saturday. In addition to a team-high four steals, Kuhn finished the game with 8 points and 3 rebounds. Find more photos from the game in our state basketball gallery here . . . (Photo: PhotoNews Media/Clark Brooks)