Stockton will head to Normal and the girls 1A state tournament this weekend. The Blackhawks won the 1A Belvidere Super-Sectional Monday night.
Stockton defeated Melrose Park Walther christian 67-64. Stockton pulled out to a 13 point lead in the third quarter only to see Walther Christian rally and tie the game. Stockton then went back up by three. Walther Lutheran had a chance to tie it inbounding with seven seconds to play, but a three-point attempt came up short.
Tiana Timpe led Stockton with 26 points.
Stockton will play in the 1A semifinals at 11:00 a.m. Friday at Redbird Arena in Normal against Okaw Valley.