Marian wins LW West 4A Regional title on Oct. 26.
Spartans (30-8) foiled by ESCC rival Marist
in finals of Andrew IHSA 4A Sectional
Neither lucky 13 or third time a charm worked for Marian Catholic on Thursday in a Sweet 16 appearance against ESCC rival Marist. Despite leading much of the opening game, the Spartans dropped a 26-24, 25-11 decision to the RedHawks in the title contest of the Andrew IHSA 4A Sectional. Marian saw a 12-match winning streak snapped in falling to Marist for the third time this season.
Sophs: The Spartans fell to Benet, 25-15, 25-17.
Frosh: Marian's A team dropped a 25-14, 25-8 decision to Carmel, while the B Team fell to Carmel, 25-8, 25-18.
2016 Season Honors
2016 IHSA Class 3A STATE CHAMPS
Rich East Supersectional champs
Chicago Christian Sectional champs
Chicago Agricultural Regional champs
Lincoln-Way Central Tourney champs
Rich East Tourney runners-up
Most Valuable: Temi Thomas-Ailara
Most Improved: Temilade Adekoya
All-ESCC: Temi Thomas-Ailara
MaxPreps Sophomore All-American
Ashley Sledge, 1st Team
Temi Thomas-Ailara, 1st Team
Temilade Adekoya, Honorable Mention
Rachel Churilla, Honorable Mention
Jordan Piekarski, Honorable Mention