2023 Boys Basketball

2023 Class 7-1A Regional Champions/Sectional Matchups
The winner of odd-numbered regionals will be the home team in sectional play.
Sectional 1
@ St. Mary's School
Host: Pontiac St. Mary's
Date: Monday, January 30, 2023
Mazon-Verona-Kinsman (14-8) vs. Pontiac St. Mary's (19-4)
Mazon-Verona-Kinsman def. Lockport Taft , 41-31
Pontiac St. Mary's def. Streator Woodland , 43-22
Sectional 2
@ Annawan High School
Host: Annawan
Date: Monday, January 30, 2023
Ottawa Marquette (17-6) vs. Annawan (12-3)
Ottawa Marquette def. Peru Catholic , 26-23
Annawan def. Mendota Holy Cross , 40-36
Sectional 3
@ Schlarman Academy
Host: Danville Schlarman
Date: Monday, January 30, 2023
Cissna Park (9-10) vs. Royal Prairieview Ogden (21-2)
Cissna Park def. Piper City Tri-Point , 41-40
Royal Prairieview Ogden def. Danville Schlarman , 35-22
Sectional 4
@ Greenview CUSD #200
Host: Greenview
Date: Monday, January 30, 2023
Bloomington Cornerstone (13-11) vs. Lincoln West Lincoln-Broadwell (23-3)
Bloomington Cornerstone def. Normal Epiphany , 32-30
Lincoln West Lincoln-Broadwell def. Pekin Rankin , 53-23
Sectional 5
@ Peoria St. Jude
Host: Peoria St. Jude
Date: Monday, January 30, 2023
Peoria St. Jude (16-4) vs. Bartonville Oak Grove (12-9)
Peoria St. Jude def. Peoria Heights St. Thomas , 42-36
Bartonville Oak Grove def. Peoria Limestone Walters , 40-36
Sectional 6
@ Martinsville Jr/Sr High School
Host: Martinsville
Date: Monday, January 30, 2023
Champaign Judah Christian (17-6) vs. Newton St. Thomas (19-5)
Champaign Judah Christian def. Champaign Next Generation , 60-50
Newton St. Thomas def. Mattoon St. John's , 56-45
Sectional 7
@ Griggsville-Perry Middle School
Host: Griggsville-Perry
Date: Monday, January 30, 2023
Springfield Christ the King (16-8) vs. Griggsville-Perry (15-11)
Springfield Christ the King def. Jacksonville Our Saviour , 40-23
Griggsville-Perry def. Augusta Southeastern , 36-23
Sectional 8
@ Pana Sacred Heart
Host: Pana Sacred Heart
Date: Monday, January 30, 2023
Pana Sacred Heart (21-4) vs. Carrollton St. John (9-6)
Pana Sacred Heart def. Decatur Lutheran , 40-26
Carrollton St. John def. Jerseyville St. Francis HG , 26-13

Class History

From 1930 to 1972, there were two classes of basketball, Class A (Heavyweight) and Class B (Lightweight). An additional class was added in 1973--Class C (7th Grade). The Heavyweight and Lightweight classes were based on age, height and weight. From 1977-1984, the Heavyweight class was divided into two classes based upon enrollment--(A & AA). From 1985-2006, the Association adopted the format of 7th and 8th grade play based upon a school's enrollment (7A, 7AA, 8A and 8AA). Starting in 2007, 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.

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