2021 Girls Basketball

2021 Class 8-1A Regional Champions/Sectional Matchups
The winner of odd-numbered regionals will be the home team in sectional play.
Sectional 1
@ Wallace Grade School
Host: Ottawa Wallace
Date: Wednesday, December 8, 2021
Lockport Taft (12-5) vs. Ottawa Wallace (22-1)
Lockport Taft def. Mazon-Verona-Kinsman , 34-16
Ottawa Wallace def. Marseilles Milton Pope , 37-20
Sectional 2
@ Waltham Elementary
Host: Utica Waltham
Date: Wednesday, December 8, 2021
LaSalle Trinity Catholic (21-0) vs. Kewanee Visitation (17-2)
LaSalle Trinity Catholic def. Utica Waltham , 34-17
Kewanee Visitation def. Cambridge JHS , 38-15
Sectional 3
@ Cissna Park High School
Host: Cissna Park
Date: Wednesday, December 8, 2021
Piper City Tri-Point (11-8) vs. Cissna Park (22-0)
Piper City Tri-Point def. Odell , 34-20
Cissna Park def. Armstrong-Ellis , 48-29
Sectional 4
@ West Lincoln-Broadwell School
Host: Lincoln West Lincoln-Broadwell
Date: Wednesday, December 8, 2021
Washington St. Patrick (19-2) vs. Lincoln West Lincoln-Broadwell (20-1)
Washington St. Patrick def. Roanoke-Benson , 51-35
Lincoln West Lincoln-Broadwell def. Normal Epiphany , 40-13
Sectional 5
@ Limestone Walters CCSD 316
Host: Peoria Limestone Walters
Date: Wednesday, December 8, 2021
Peoria Heights St. Thomas (17-10) vs. Pekin Rankin (17-9)
Peoria Heights St. Thomas def. Williamsfield , 29-27
Pekin Rankin def. Peoria Limestone Walters , 37-36
Sectional 6
@ Prairieview Junior HIgh School
Host: Royal Prairieview Ogden
Date: Wednesday, December 8, 2021
Royal Prairieview Ogden (13-6) vs. Danville Schlarman (20-1)
Royal Prairieview Ogden def. Champaign Holy Cross , 34-16
Danville Schlarman def. Chrisman Scottland , 36-19
Sectional 7
@ Eye of the Tiger Sports Complex
Host: Pana Sacred Heart
Date: Wednesday, December 8, 2021
Kincaid South Fork (14-8) vs. Sigel St. Michael's (21-1)
Kincaid South Fork def. Pana Sacred Heart , 29-20
Sigel St. Michael's def. Neoga , 46-5
Sectional 8
@ St John's School
Host: Carrollton St. John
Date: Wednesday, December 8, 2021
Jerseyville St. Francis HG (20-1) vs. Mt. Olive (18-6)
Jerseyville St. Francis HG def. Carrollton St. John , 34-22
Mt. Olive def. Brussels , 29-20

Class History

The IESA sanctioned girls basketball in 1979. There was one class of girls basketball until 1986 when the activity was split into 7th and 8th grade classes. From 1990-2005, the Association adopted the format of 7th and 8th grade play based upon a school's enrollment (7A, 7AA, 8A and 8AA). Starting in 2006, the Association adopted a four class system in each grade level (7-1A, 7-2A, 7-3A, 7-4A, 8-1A, 8-2A, 8-3A and 8-4A). The current classification system assigns 25% of the schools to each of the four classes.

How Class Split is Determined

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