Belvidere North's playoff run ends in sectional semifinal loss

HUNTLEY, Ill. (WIFR) Belvidere North ran out of gas in the third set and fell to St. Charles East 20-25, 27-25, 25-19 in the sectional semifinals at Huntley High School on Monday.

BrookeLyn Messenger had 15 kills for the Blue Thunder, while Peyton Sewell paced North with 37 assists.

Belvidere North ends a historic season where, in her first season, head coach Amanda Carlson led the team to a school-record 34 wins, a second-straight outright NIC-10 title, and its first regional championship in program history.

Other scores from around the Stateline:

CLASS 1A
Newman defeated Stockton 28-25, 25-23
Durand defeated Eastland 25-20, 25-17

CLASS 2A
Lena-Winslow defeated Orion 25-17, 25-17
Galena defeated Forreston 29-27, 25-21

CLASS 3A
Sterling defeated Woodstock North 25-11, 25-14