Sandburg High School was named the winner of the third annual IHSA Class 3A/4A Student Section Showdown on Saturday, March 18, 2017.
Representatives from each of the four Class 3A/4A finalists: Breese Central, O’Fallon, Washington and Sandburg (pictured above)
– were on hand at the IHSA Class 3A Boys Basketball State Finals at the Peoria Civic Center’s Carver Arena, where the winner was revealed at halftime of the Class 3A Third-Place game.
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 Sandburg in the awards presentation on Saturday were students: Tyler Foley, Derek McCurdy, Benjamin Kirby, Bo Manning, Frank Connelly, Paige Filmanowicz, Alyssa Jacobs and Mikala Tyrpin.
See the Sandburg Superfanz winning video submission below: