Normal West High School's Jess Hieb and Normal Community's Caelyn Steffens will be honored as All-Staters during Thursday's Illinois High School Soccer Coaches Association awards banquet in Elmhurst.
Area players receiving first-team all-sectional accolades are NCHS' Ryann Anderson, Maggie Peters and Emma Spader; Normal West's Audrey Marsaglia, Olivia Peters and Bekah Nielsen; University High's Meredith Heller and Julia Herrman; Central Catholic's Lauren Shanks; and Bloomington's Denise Watts.
Central Catholic's Sarah Brady and Caroline O'Connor, along with U High's Cassie Trosino, Kyrstin Coley of Olympia and Hannah Schmitz of Streator, were named all-sectional honorable mention.
NCHS coach Matt Chapman will be recognized for recording his 300th career victory this season and Normal West coach Val Walker honored for his 200th win.
U High softball time change: University High's championship game against Washington in the Class 3A Washington Sectional on Saturday has been moved up an hour to 10 a.m.