2023 Boys Basketball

2023 Class 7-3A Regional Champions/Sectional Matchups
The winner of odd-numbered regionals will be the home team in sectional play.
Sectional 1
@ Wheaton Christian
Host: Winfield Wheaton Christian
Date: Monday, January 30, 2023
South Holland McKinley (17-3) vs. Lisle (11-0)
South Holland McKinley def. Calumet City Schrum , 34-33
Lisle def. Winfield Wheaton Christian , 35-16
Sectional 2
@ Saratoga Elemenatry School
Host: Morris Saratoga
Date: Monday, January 30, 2023
Manteno (22-2) vs. Crest Hill Richland (23-0)
Manteno def. Peotone , 31-14
Crest Hill Richland def. Braidwood Reed-Custer , 29-26
Sectional 3
@ Hoopeston Area Middle School
Host: Hoopeston Area
Date: Monday, January 30, 2023
Westville JHS (17-6) vs. Monticello (18-8)
Westville JHS def. St. Joseph , 36-33
Monticello def. Tolono Unity , 39-31
Sectional 4
@ Lincoln JHS
Host: Lincoln JHS
Date: Monday, January 30, 2023
Metamora GS (24-0) vs. Heyworth (26-0)
Metamora GS def. El Paso-Gridley , 61-26
Heyworth def. Downs Tri-Valley , 39-29
Sectional 5
@ Rockridge High School - South Gym
Host: Taylor Ridge Rockridge
Date: Monday, January 30, 2023
Monmouth United (15-9) vs. Avon Abingdon Avon (25-1)
Monmouth United def. Taylor Ridge Rockridge , 38-33
Avon Abingdon Avon def. Mossville , 33-28
Sectional 6
@ Mayo Middle School
Host: Paris Mayo
Date: Monday, January 30, 2023
Bridgeport Red Hill (17-3) vs. Teutopolis (22-1)
Bridgeport Red Hill def. Newton Jasper County , 31-29
Teutopolis def. Tuscola East Prairie , 38-31
Sectional 7
@ Warrensburg-Latham High School
Host: Warrensburg-Latham
Date: Monday, January 30, 2023
Athens (22-4) vs. Quincy St. Peter (15-5)
Athens def. Williamsville , 40-26
Quincy St. Peter def. Pleasant Plains , 31-22
Sectional 8
@ Pana Junior High School
Host: Pana JHS
Date: Tuesday, January 31, 2023
Girard North Mac (16-11) vs. East St. Louis Lincoln (20-2)
Girard North Mac def. Carlinville , 43-28
East St. Louis Lincoln def. Vandalia , 47-21

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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