Eastland ends best season in program history with state runner-up finish

NORMAL, Ill. (WIFR) Karlie Krogman scored ten, but it wasn't enough as #4 Eastland lost the IHSA Class 1A state championship game 62-36 to #1 Schlarman.

The Lady Cougars were no match for the high-powered, highly talented Hilltoppers. Schlarman shot 52% for the game while Eastland could only make 41.7% of its shots.

The first and fourth quarter proved to be problematic for the team from Lanark, getting outscored 34-10 in the two quarters combined.

The Lady Cougars end their season as the state runners-up which is the best finish in program history. Their 31 wins are also a school record.