The NUIC was the strongest conference in Illinois in girls basketball in Class 1A this season, so it’s no surprise that the best team in the conference Eastland is headed to State.
The Cougars earned a trip to Normal this weeked by routing Chicago Richards 74-45 in the 1A Belvidere Super-Sectional. Erin Henze led the way with 21 points.
Eastland will play in the 1A semifinals Friday morning at Redbird Arena at 11:00 against Hume (Shiloh) Co-op.
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