Belvidere North, the defending IHSA co-ed cheerleading state champions, won the sectional championship on their home floor on Saturday to qualify for state and earn an opportunity at a repeat.
Guilford will join North in the co-ed division at state after the Vikings earned fourth place at sectionals.
Rounding out the NIC-10 field is Harlem, placing fifth just above the cut line for large teams. The Huskies make it three NIC-10 teams at state next week in Bloomington.
Three Big Northern cheer teams are going to state in the small team division. Lutheran won the small team sectional championship, fresh off a Big Northern conference title. North Boone and Byron will join the Crusaders at state, each finishing in the top five of the small team division.