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Breese Central Wins IHSA Class 1A/2A Student Section Showdown

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Breese Central High School was named the winner of the second annual IHSA Class 1A/2A Student Section Showdown on Saturday, March 12, 2016.

Representatives from each of the four Class 1A/2A finalists: Breese Central, Dwight, Frankfort and Olympia (pictured above) – were on hand at the IHSA Class 1A Boys Basketball State Championship game at the Peoria Civic Center’s Carver Arena, where the winner was revealed between quarters.

The Student Section Showdown entries were judged by the IHSA Student Advisory Committee, who graded each submission based on categories that include sportsmanship, spirit, student body participation, and the originality of cheers.

Representing Breese Central on Saturday were students Emily Detmer, Olivia Page, Austin Rakers, Kaylee Schrand, Alex Rest, Bennett Richter, MacKenzie Albers, Simon Thomas, school sponsor Michael Schrand and Principal B. Kent Jones (below).



See Central’s winning video submission below: