Forreston beats Amboy to win third straight regional plaque

FORRESTON, Ill. (WIFR) Despite moving the game up to 11 a.m. to beat the weather, Forreston and Amboy got started 45 minutes later than the originally scheduled time of 1:00 p.m.

Once the game got going, the Cardinals played small ball to beat the Clippers 4-2 to win the Class 1A regional. It's the Cardinals' third straight trip to sectionals. Forreston will play River Ridge in the semifinals on Wednesday at Lena-Winslow.