Stockton Lady Blackhawks Clinch Class 1A State Runner Up Title

Stockton, Illinois — After a miraculous season for our Lady Blackhawks the Hilltoppers went on to win the Class 1A state title game on Saturday afternoon, defeating our Stockton Blackhawks 53-31 to claim the Hilltoppers’s first-ever state championship.

In the title game on Saturday, Schlarman jumped out to an 18-7 lead at the end of the first quarter. Stockton had 22 turnovers with the Hilltoppers outscoring the Blackhawks 21-2 in points off turnovers.

Coach Tim Timpe in just his second season with the Blackhawks has improved them from 13-15 last year to 32-2 presently.

We are proud to call our Lady Blackhawks  the 2018 Class 1A state runner-up champions. Congratulations ladies. You earned it.

Here are some images of the game and of the team.

Our Lady Blackhawks are the 2018 Class 1A state runner-ups. Congratulations Lady Blackhawks! You made us all very proud!

Posted by Stockton Lady Blackhawk Basketball on Sunday, February 25, 2018

Here is the team with their 2nd Place Trophy:

Our Lady Blackhawks with their 2nd place trophy! ❤️💛🏀 Congratulations ladies and coaches! We are so proud of you!

Posted by Stockton Lady Blackhawk Basketball on Saturday, February 24, 2018

Read more:

http://www.commercial-news.com/sports/local_sports/schlarman-runs-past-stockton/article_e925d903-e399-523a-a3a6-8e00de3a5273.html

http://www.news-gazette.com/sports/prep-sports/girls-basketball/2018-02-24/schlarman-wins-state-title.html

http://www.rrstar.com/sports/20180224/stockton-ends-historic-girls-basketball-season-as-state-runner-up

http://www.news-gazette.com/sports/prep-sports/girls-basketball/2018-02-24/new-kids-the-block-schlarman-collects-first-ever-stat

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Cover photo: (edited) https://www.facebook.com/StocktonLadyBlackhawksBasketball/posts/2001648896754246

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