IHSA Volleyball Super-Sectional Scoreboard:
Sterling def Belvidere North 23-25, 25-15, 28-26
Nazareth Academy def Wheaton St Francis 25-19, 25-21
Normal University def Centralia 25-12, 25-15
Joliet Catholic def Chicago De La Salle 25-20
The Sterling Golden Warriors rallied to beat Belvidere North after dropping the first set 23-25. Sterling won the second set 25-15 and took the third set 28-26. Sterling will appearing at the IHSA State Tournament for the second consecutive year.
Sterling (34-6) will now take on Nazareth Academy (27-7) in the Class 3A State Semifinals at Redbird Arena next Friday at 4pm. The Golden Warrior have now won 12 straight post-season matches.
Class 3A State Tournament:
4pm- Sterling (34-6) vs Nazareth Academy (27-7)
5:30pm- Normal University High School (33-6) vs Joliet Catholic (25-14)
4pm- 3rd place match
5:30pm- Championship match
(Photo courtesy of Lindsay Hardt)