Heffren receives IBCA distinction: Courtney Heffren of Eureka has been chosen first team all-state by the Illinois Basketball Coaches Association, while junior teammate Natalie Anderson was picked special mention.
Weber, Monge draw more TCC honors: Roanoke-Benson's Jake Weber and sophomore Maddie Monge were again chosen to the Tri-County Conference first team. Both were also unanimous selections. Junior Jack Weber made the second squad, while junior Bailey Leman and sophomore Luke Braman were tabbed to the third team.
Two relays, individual prevail: Eureka's four by four (Lexi Grober, Elle Knapp, Tessa Wiegand and Katelyn Knapp) and four by eight (Grober, Alexi Fogo, Wiegand and Emma Argo) relays were first during Saturday's non-scored U-High Invitational at Horton Field House on the Illinois State University campus in Normal. Argo also won the 1600.