Posted On: 02/26/19 6:00 AM

The state tournament is almost here!  The 3A and 4A playoffs will be getting underway this week.  Here is our preview of the 4A Illinois State Tournament and our picks!


Tournament Favorite

Well you have to start off with the two teams that met for the championship last season.  That would be Whitney Young and Belleville West.  Both teams return the majority of their squads that met a year ago.  This year they would meet in the semis if they make it that far.  Curie and Bloom are both serious contenders as well.  They have been consistently dominant throughout the season.  Others worth monitoring include Evanston, Bolingbrook, Geneva, Rockford East, and Marian Catholic. 


Best Potential Defining Games in Tournament Prior to Supers

Evanston vs New Trier in Niles North Sectional Final
Waukegan vs Fremd in Waukegan Sectional Semi
Naperville North vs Glenbard West in Glenbard West Regional Semi
Benet vs DeKalb in DeKalb Regional Final
Downers Grove North vs Downers Grove South in Downers Grove South Regional Final
Bolingbrook vs Oswego East in Aurora East Sectional Final
Collinsville vs Alton in Collinsville Regional Final
Belleville West vs Collinsville/Alton in Moline Sectional

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