For the first time since 2009, the Gators defeated the Trojans.
A win by the Crystal Lake South softball team Monday against Cary-Grove was the team's first in four years, according to the Northwest Herald. Crystal Lake South won 2-1 during the Monday game after Cary-Grove beat the Gators 2-1 on Saturday, according to the Northwest Herald. The last time Crystal Lake South beat Cary-Grove was in 2009, according to the article.
If Jacobs' wins Friday, the team will advance to the Barrington Sectional.
Ever since its 1-0 overtime loss at Crystal Lake South on Sept. 28, the Jacobs High School boys soccer team has been waiting for another shot at the Gators. The Golden Eagles will finally get that shot at 5 p.m. Friday in the Class 3A Jacobs Regional final. "I've been waiting for this ever since we lost that game," said Jacobs senior Matt Ehrhardt, who leads the Golden Eagles with 12 goals on the year. "We're just going to try and play our game. Play defense and finish our opportunities." Jacobs comes into the game as the No. 2 seed, while Crystal Lake South is the top seed. "Like one of the boys said, it's motivation driving us in every practice," Jacobs coach A.J. Cappello said. "We've circled this date as a possibility on the calender. …