The Stillman Valley girls soccer team made a historic breakthrough on Friday in the 1-A Mendota sectional final against Big Northern and Ogle County rival Byron. The Lady Cardinals won the program's first ever sectional title with a thrilling 2-1 victory.
Lauren Lyons provided both second half scores for Stillman Valley, as they advance to the 1-A Hampshire Super-Sectional against Johnsburg on Tuesday.
2-A regional finals featured Belvidere North taking Woodstock Marian. The Lady Blue Thunder's season came to an end in a 3-0 loss. Dixon also lost its 2-A regional final at Burlington Central - the Lady Rockets beat the Duchesses, 7-2. Sycamore girls soccer advanced to sectionals with a 4-0 win at home over Kaneland.
3-A regional title games saw Hononegah beat NIC-10 rival Guilford at Swanson Stadium, 3-0. The Lady Indians play Crystal Lake South in the Huntley sectional next Tuesday. Harlem's season came to an end in the regional title game against Huntley, 3-0.