Boys prep basketball


Two Southwestern Conference teams won Super-Sectional games Tuesday night to advance to the state finals this weekend.  The East St. Louis Flyers will take a 28-and-6 record to the Class 3A State Tourney.  The Belleville West Maroons have a 32-and-4 record as they make a return trip to the Class 4A State Tournament.  The West Maroons are the defending (4A) state champs from 2018. 



SAT - Class 4A state championship game 

**Belleville West def. Evanston, 71-59

B.West Maroons (34-4)

Evanston (32-5)



Class 4A State Semifinals -

FRI @ Peoria

Evanston def. Rockford East, 94-82 

Belleville West def. Chicago Curie, 70-48



Class 4A Super-Sectional -

TUE @ Bloomington

*Belleville West def. Bolingbrook, 72-60





SAT - Class 3A state championship game 

** East St. Louis def. Chicago Bogan, 68-63 - OT 

ESL Flyers (30-6) 

Bogan (30-4) 


Class 3A State Semifinals -

FRI @ Peoria

Chicago Bogan def. Chicago DePaul College Prep, 51-31 

East St. Louis Flyers def. Peoria Manual, 57-48



Class 3A Super-Sectional -

TUE @ Springfield

*East St. Louis def. Springfield Southeast, 56-52