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The top-ranked Hilltoppers (36-2) posted two one-run wins at sectionals to move into the school's first super-sectional and Elite Eight appearance in the sport.
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CHAMPAIGN CENTRAL BASEBALL
The Maroons were undaunted by a 30-loss regular season or regional rain delays and moved into the 3A title game by eliminating the host school at Decatur Eisenhower.
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MAHOMET-SEYMOUR BOYS' TRACK AND FIELD
The Bulldogs had three athletes secure fifth-place finishes at state in Class 2A and had the highest area team finish at Charleston, earning a tie for 16th place.
Thanks to a successful postseason that saw the team reach the Sweet 16 in Class 1A, the Hilltoppers hit the 20-win mark for the 21st time in 22 years.
CENTENNIAL GIRLS' SOCCER
Rolling through Class 2A regionals and sectionals, the Chargers extended their winning streak to nine matches. In 19 of 22 matches, the team has not permitted a goal.