2023 Boys Basketball

2023 Class 7-2A Sectional Champions/State Qualifiers
Sectional 1
@ Laraway School
Host: Joliet Laraway
Date: Monday, January 30, 2023
Aurora Christian def. Ford Heights Cottage Grove UGC , 49-38 Aurora Christian record now 22-0
Sectional 2
@ Dwight Common School
Host: Dwight
Date: Monday, January 30, 2023
Roanoke-Benson def. Seneca , 37-33 OT Roanoke-Benson record now 23-3
Sectional 3
@ Peoria Christian Middle School
Host: Peoria Christian
Date: Monday, January 30, 2023
Peoria St. Philomena def. Elmwood , 48-14 Peoria St. Philomena record now 21-4
Sectional 4
@ Iroquois West Middle School
Host: Onarga Iroquois West
Date: Monday, January 30, 2023
Colfax Ridgeview def. Villa Grove , 33-19 Colfax Ridgeview record now 17-8
Sectional 5
@ Havana High School
Host: Havana
Date: Monday, January 30, 2023
Decatur Montessori Academy for Peace def. Delavan , 49-45 Decatur Montessori Academy for Peace record now 11-4
Sectional 6
@ Unity Junior High School
Host: Mendon Unity
Date: Monday, January 30, 2023
Mt. Sterling Brown County def. Stronghurst West Central , 54-18 Mt. Sterling Brown County record now 27-0
Sectional 7
@ St. Elmo Jr./Sr. High School
Host: St. Elmo
Date: Monday, January 30, 2023
Dieterich def. Nokomis JHS , 39-21 Dieterich record now 23-2
Sectional 8
@ Pawnee Schools
Host: Pawnee
Date: Monday, January 30, 2023
Kincaid South Fork def. Concord Triopia , 31-30 Kincaid South Fork record now 23-4

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.

How Class Split is Determined

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