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Teutopolis' Claire Bushur (45) grabs a rebound with the help of teammate Morgan Mette during the Shoes' 45-32 win over Eureka in the Class 2A state third-place game on Saturday, Feb. 24, 2018 at Redbird Arena.

Friday's Class 1A semifinals

No. 4 Lanark Eastland (30-4) vs. No. 6 Hume Shiloh (29-4)

When and where: 11 a.m., Redbird Arena

Live TV coverage: NBC Sports Chicago.

Eastland starters: Erin Henze, G, 5-4, Jr. (16.3 ppg); Gabby Snyder, G, 5-5, Sr. (4.2 ppg); Lydia Coatney, G, 5-6, Jr. (10.9 ppg); Meredith Janssen, F, 5-7, Jr. (7.9 ppg); Karlie Krogman, F, 6-0, So. (11.2 ppg).

Hume Shiloh starters: Tayler Barry, G, 5-5, So. (15.6 ppg); Maiya Eskew, G, 5-3, Sr. (5.2 ppg); Harley Barry, G, 5-6, Sr. (11.6 ppg); Grace Burnside, F, 5-8, Sr. (4.2 ppg); Kiersten Price-Wilson, C, 5-11, Sr. (12.2 ppg).

FYI: Eastland is making its second state finals appearance, having placed third in 2014 ... The Cougars have won 16 in a row since a loss to Class 3A Sterling in the Dixon Holiday Tournament ... Leading scorer Erin Henze also averages 3.6 rebounds and a team-high 4.2 assists ... The top rebounder is Karlie Krogman (7.1) ... Hume Shiloh has a 12-game win streak since losing to top-ranked Danville Schlarman on Jan. 11 ... The Raiders have won five state trophies, the most recent a fourth place in 2011 ... Harley Barry leads her team in rebounding (4.2) and assists (4.5) ... Tayler Berry is the top 3-point threat with 63.

Coaches: Eastland's Nicole Brinker is 100-30 in four years at Eastland ... Hume Shiloh's Joe Morrisey is 121-31 in five years at Hume Shiloh.

No. 2 Lewistown (31-1) vs. No. 1 Danville Schlarman (31-2)

When and where: 1 p.m., Redbird Arena

Live TV coverage: NBC Sports Chicago.

Lewistown starters: Anna Heffren, G, 5-6, Jr. (18.7 ppg); Baylee Mayberry, G, 5-8, Sr. (7.5 ppg); Sydney Shaeffer, G-F, 5-8, Jr. (13.5 ppg); Paige Bennett, F, 5-8, Sr. (2.4 ppg); Hannah Burdess, F, 5-11, Sr. (7.6 ppg).

Schlarman starters: Sydney Gouard, F, 5-10, Sr. (9.7 ppg); Capria Brown, G, 5-11, Jr. (19.1 ppg); Anaya Peoples, G, 5-11, Sr. (20.1 ppg); Janiah Newell, G, 5-8, Sr. (12.7 ppg); Destiny Dye, F, 5-9, Sr. (4.5 ppg).

FYI: Lewistown's only other state finals trip ended in a second place in 2000 ... The Indians' only loss was 42-38 to Illini West on Jan. 10 ... Top scorer and first-team all-stater Anna Heffren also leads Lewistown in assists with 4.6 per game ... The most reliable rebounder has been Sydney Shaeffer with a 6.5 average ... Schlarman returns all five starters from last year's state championship team ... First-team all-stater Anaya Peoples, a Notre Dame recruit, is the leader in rebounds (7.7) and assists (3.8) in addition to scoring ... Second-leading scorer and first-team all-stater Capria Brown also is No. 2 in assists with 3.5 per game ... Schlarman's losses were to Edwardsville and Columbus (Ohio) Africentric Early College.

Coaches: Greg Bennett, Paige's father, is 291-223 in 17 years at Lewistown ... Keith Peoples, Anaya's father, is 185-49 in eight seasons at Schlarman.

Friday's Class 2A semifinals

No. 5 Chicago Marshall (25-8) vs. No. 9 Hillsboro (29-5)

When and where: 5:30 p.m., Redbird Arena

Live TV coverage: NBC Sports Chicago Plus.

Hillsboro starters: Jade Scroggins, G, 5-6, Sr. (7.1 ppg); Kylie Meier, G, 5-9, Sr. (8.0 ppg); Sammi Matoush, G, 5-11, Sr. (36.1 ppg); Aubrey Rupert, F, 5-8, Sr. (8.6 ppg); Claire Tester, C, 5-7, So. (2.9 ppg).

Marshall starters: Brandi Hudson, F, 5-9, Sr. (17.8 ppg); Niyah Zamundio, G, 5-8, Fr. (9.7 ppg); Roquesha Sims, G, 5-7, Jr. (5.1 ppg); Dashiera Butts, G, 5-7, Sr. (10.1 ppg); Jalyn Jimenez, G, 5-6, Jr. (9.5 ppg)

FYI: Defending state champion Chicago Marshall also placed third in Class 3A in 2017 ... Leading scorer and returning starter Brandi Hudson also leads the Commandos in rebounds with a 7.8 average ... Her 68 assists are second on the team to Dajanae James with 87 ... Niyah Zamundio and Roquesha Sims also were starters on last year's title team ... Hillsboro is led by first-team all-stater Sammi Matoush, who not only scores 36.1 points per game but is the team's top rebounder (11.0) ... Fouling her isn't the answer. She is an 84 percent free throw shooter (218 of 258).

Coaches: Bret Tuetken is 344-198 in 18 years at Hillsboro ... The winningest coach in state history, Marshall's Dorothy Gaters is 1,131-206 with nine state titles in 44 years.

No. 4 St. Joseph-Ogden (28-4) vs. No. 7 Teutopolis (32-4)

When and where: 7:15 p.m., Redbird Arena

Live TV coverage: NBC Sports Chicago Plus.

St. Joseph-Ogden starters: Maclayne Taylor, G, 5-8, Sr. (7.7 ppg); Hannah Dukeman, G, 5-7, Jr. (8.3 ppg); Payton Vallee, F, 5-9, So. (2.2 ppg); Bree Trimble, F, 5-8, Sr. (16.9 ppg); Peyton Crowe, G-F, 5-8, Sr. (11.9 ppg).

Teutopolis starters: Sadie Bueker, G, 5-9, Sr. (9.4 ppg); Morgan Mette, G, 5-8, Sr. (7.4 ppg); Lexie Niebrugge, G, 5-8, So. (12.0 ppg); Savannah Grimes, G, 5-6, Sr. (2.9 ppg); Claire Bushur, F, 5-10, Jr. (9.0 ppg).

FYI: Teutopolis returns to state after placing third a year ago ... The Wooden Shoes are making their 18th state appearance and have won five titles ... Claire Bushur leads the team in rebounds (6.2), while the assists leader is Morgan Mette (3.6) ... Leading scorer Lexie Niebrugge has made 73 3-pointers ... St. Joseph-Ogden's only other state appearance was in 2007 ... The Spartans have won 15 in a row, including a 62-56 victory over Central Catholic to win the Illini-Prairie Conference title ... Leading scorer and second-team all-stater Bree Trimble also is the top rebounder (6.3) ... Maclayne Taylor has handed out 150 assists (4.7 per game).

Coaches: Kevin Taylor is 49-13 in two years at St. Joseph-Ogden ... Laurie Thompson is 356-91 in 14 years at Teutopolis.

-Compiled by Randy Kindred


Sports Editor

Sports editor for Lee Enterprises Central Illinois.

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