High School Sports 5-24
Highlights from sectional and super-sectional soccer and sectional softball
(Heart of Illinois ABC) - The Class 2A Peoria Notre Dame sectional soccer final is set and it’ll be a classic PND-Dunlap matchup. The Eagles beat Washington 2-1 behind goals from Devyn Davis and Sammi Cenek. Peoria Notre Dame beat Morton 4-3. Claire Girard scored two goals for the Irish. In Class 3A, Normal Community rallied from a 1-0 halftime deficit to beat Moline 3-1 in a sectional semifinal.
In Class 1A soccer, Normal U-High is headed back to state for the first time since 2017 after a 5-0 win over Herscher in a Super-Sectional. Allison Heller and Adriana Crabtree each tallied two goals for the Pioneers. U-High plays Quincy Notre Dame in a State Semifinal on Friday at North Central College in Naperville.
In softball, Illini Bluffs won a sectional semifinal over Liberty in an 11-0 win. In Class 2A, Brimfield lost 2-1 in a sectional semifinal against Prophetstown. The Class 3A state tournament kicks off this week. East Peoria beat Richwoods 10-0. They’ll play Normal West who blanked Limestone 6-0. At the Bloomington regional, Washington beat Morton 9-2.
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