Crusaders To Face Kaneland

By Scott Leber |

Published 03/10 2014 10:48PM

Updated 03/10 2014 10:53PM

ROCKFORD-Lutheran survived an overtime game against Belvidere Friday night. Now the Crusaders are set to battle Kaneland at the 3A Hampshire Sectional. That game will be played Tuesday night.

"The first thing that jumps out about Kaneland is they've been in a lot of tight games al year long, and they've won every single one of them except for noe," says Lutheran coach Tom Guse. "I think it's been something like 13 games that have been decided by three or less points."

"They're a team taht likes to attack and kick, so our goal right now is just to play good defense. Keep them in front, and limit them to one shot," says Lutheran senior Thomas Kopelman.

The Crusaders will take a 27-3 record into the game.

In the other Hampshire semifinal game on Wednesday Sycamore will play Woodstock Marian.

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