Stillman Valley blanks Hinckley-Big Rock for eighth straight regional title

STILLMAN VALLEY, Ill. (WIFR) Stillman Valley defeated Hinckley-Big Rock 4-0 on Saturday to earn its eighth straight regional championship.

The Lady Cardinals have started off the postseason on quite the tear, beating sectional host Indian Creek 9-0 in their regional semifinal and adding another clean sheet against the Royals.

Senior Kassidi Schabacker got the scoring started with a pair of first half goals. Another senior in Maddi Doss found the back of the net with under nine to play before the break. Then junior Reagan Wiehle beat the Royals netminder in tight midway through the second half.

Next up for Stillman is Harvard, who thwarted an attempt by Winnebago to make it an all-Big Northern Conference sectional semifinals. The Hornets beat the Lady Indians 1-0 to earn their first ever regional title.

The Lady Cardinals are in position to play for their third straight sectional championship with a win Tuesday against Harvard.