Larkin 48, West Chicago 40: Stopping a 3-game losing skid to close out the regular season, the Royals (10-18) were able to handle West Chicago at home in Upstate Eight crossover action. Freshman Marlee Kyles scored a team-high 16 points for the Royals. Quixmia Washington and Rachel Martinez were also able to contribute for Larkin, scoring 8 and 7 points respectively.
East Aurora 34, Elgin 32: Despite holding East Aurora to just 1 point in the first half, the Maroons (6-21) were unable to pull off the Upstate Eight crossover victory at Chesbrough Field House. Senior Maggie Powers did not go quietly into the night in her last home game. The 2-year captain scored half of her team's points, finishing with a team-high 16. "Powers played a heck of a game. I'm real proud of her and all our seniors," Maroons coach Dr. Nick Bumbales said.
Hinckley-Big Rock 62, Harvest Christian 35: "A great season and a huge improvement" is how Lions coach Kelly Friestad described her team after they finally ran out of gas, losing in the Class 1A regional championship game to host Hinckley-Big Rock. Kylee Knox, the area's leading scorer at over 20 points per game, was held to just 12 points for the Lions (15-11) and faced pressure the entire night. "They doubled Kylee almost the whole game," Friestad said. "There were a couple of times she got out of it but it got to be too much." Rachel Oostdyk led the Lions with 13 points.
Burlington Central 50, Glenbard West 34: The Rockets (22-4) were able to pick up another win before the playoffs, winning a nonconference game at Glenbard West. Sophomore Sam Pryor was a force on the floor, hitting 4 3-pointers and going 6 of 6 from the free-throw line to finish with a game-high 22 points. Alison Colby also added 10 points for the Rockets, who scored in double-digits each quarter.