The 2018 IHSA Boys & Girls Cross Country State Finals return to Peoria on Saturday, November 3. All six races will unfold over the three-mile course at Detweiller Park, which is hosting the event for the 48th consecutive year. A schedule and other pertinent information for Saturday's event is located on the righthand sidebar.
Sectional team and individual champions are listed below.
On Saturday morning, the IHSA will recognize a pair of Honorary Officials in Gina Dailey and John Betteridge.
For in-depth previews of this weekend's races, visit ILXCTF.com and the Milesplit Illinois website, while the Peoria Journal Star has covered the event like no other outlet in the state for nearly half a century.
Also be sure to check out this NFHS story on why the Illinois state meet is so revered, as well as this 1986 story from the Peoria Journal Star entitled: "Its a Race You Never Forget".
Below is a look at some of top performing teams and individuals from Sectionals last week:
1A BOYS TEAM SECTIONAL CHAMPIONS
Clifton Central (38)
Rock Falls (105)
1A BOYS INDIVIDUAL SECTIONAL CHAMPIONS
Cree Stumpf, Roxana (14:52)
Garrett Dixon, Monticello (15:15)
Leland Sumer, Tremont (15:27)
Christopher Collet, Seneca (15:54)
Isaiah Ditta, Clifton Central (16:14)
1A GIRLS TEAM SECTIONAL CHAMPIONS
Rock Falls (47)
Tolono Unity (47)
1A GIRLS INDIVIDUAL SECTIONAL CHAMPIONS
Amelia McLain, Benton (17:14)
Lydia Roller, Staunton (17:23)
Emma Argo, Eureka (17:27)
Karlie Hey, Newman Central Catholic (18:53)
Julia Wolke, Christian Liberty Academy (18:55)
2A BOYS TEAM SECTIONAL CHAMPIONS
St. Viator (88)
2A BOYS INDIVIDUAL SECTIONAL CHAMPIONS
Collin Grady, Dixon (15:11)
Casmir Cozzi, Mascoutah (15:11)
Daniel Chen, IMSA (15:13)
Mathias Powell, Mahomet-Seymour (15:16)
Ethan Breen, Lake View (15:40)
2A GIRLS TEAM SECTIONAL CHAMPIONS
Burlington Central (42)
Belvidere North (68)
2A GIRLS INDIVIDUAL SECTIONAL CHAMPIONS
Brooke Stromsland, Lakes (17:15)
Lianna Surtz, Rosary (17:19)
Jenna Schwartz, Waterloo (17:24)
Ava Parekh, Latin (17:37)
Aspen Gordon, Morton (17:46)
3A BOYS TEAM SECTIONAL CHAMPIONS
St. Charles East (59)
Wheaton Warrenville South (61)
Downers Grove South (69)
3A BOYS INDIVIDUAL SECTIONAL CHAMPIONS
Tyler Cushing, Bolingbrook (14:30)
Ethan Kern, York (14:37)
Josh Methner, Hersey (14:42)
Thomas Shilgalis, Naperville Central (14:49)
Charlie Wetzel, Normal Community West (15:07)
3A GIRLS TEAM SECTIONAL CHAMPIONS
Downers Grove South (29)
Naperville North (37)
New Trier (64)
3A GIRLS INDIVIDUAL SECTIONAL CHAMPIONS
Aly Negovetich, Grant (16:30)
Katelynne Hart, Glenbard West (16:39)
Katrina Schlenker, Batavia (16:47)
Brenna Cohoon, Downers Grove South (17:01)
Emily Eberhart, Yorkville (17:18)
72nd annual Boys Meet
39th annual Girls Meet
48th year at Detweiller Park
Detweiller Park (Peoria)
Peoria Area CVB
Peoria High School
Saturday, November 3
State Final Races
Class 1A Girls - 9:00 a.m.
Class 1A Boys - 10:00 a.m.
Class 2A Girls - 11:00 a.m.
Class 2A Boys - 12:00 p.m.
Class 3A Girls - 1:00 p.m.
Class 3A Boys - 2:00 p.m.
Class 1A - 11:00 a.m.
Class 2A - 1:00 p.m.
Class 3A - 3:00 p.m.
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HISTORY & RECORDS
2018 State Series:
Boys - Girls
Record Books & Past Individual/Team Champions:
Boys - Girls