Lena-Winslow Beats Forreston To Head To Class 1A State Championship

Lena, Illinois – Lena-Winslow has pulled off the win against defending state champion and rival Forreston this past Saturday. After last year’s playoff loss Lena-Winslow wins with a 12-8 victory against defending state champion Forreston (11-2). The Panthers (13-0) are headed to DeKalb to play for the Class 1A State Championship against Tuscola.

Tuscola, making its first championship-game appearance since 2011, will take on Lena-Winslow in a battle of unbeatens.

2017 Ilinois Football State Semifinal Results

Class 1A

Lena (L.-Winslow) 12, Forreston 8
Tuscola 21, Athens 14

Class 2A

Gibson City (G.C.-Melvin-Sibley) 14, Sterling (Newman Central Catholic) 8
Maroa (M.-Forsyth) 25, Shelbyville 14

Class 3A

Elmhurst (IC Catholic) 7, Byron 0
Pleasant Plains 41, Anna (A.-Jonesboro) 2

Class 4A

Morris 43, Chicago (Raby) 8
Rochester 31, Highland 14

Class 5A

Chicago (Phillips) 27, Sterling (H.S.) 14
Dunlap 21, Washington 0

Class 6A

Crystal Lake (Prairie Ridge) 42, Hoffman Estates (H.S.) 21
LaGrange Park (Nazareth Academy) 24, New Lenox (Providence Catholic) 7

Class 7A

Batavia 23, Lisle (Benet Academy) 13
Lake Zurich 14, Chicago (Mt. Carmel) 7

Class 8A

Frankfort (Lincoln-Way East) 24, Park Ridge (Maine South) 14
Wilmette (Loyola Academy) 17, Edwardsville (H.S.) 10

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