Auburn cruises to its 19th straight scholastic bowl regional

ROCKFORD – Auburn’s scholastic bowl team rolled through the competition Monday night, winning every match by at least 550 points to claim its 19th straight IHSA regional title.

The Knights hosted the Class AA regional and topped Harvard (820-90), Guilford (810-100) and Rockton Hononegah (740-190). Guilford reached the regional semifinal by beating Boylan, 450-240.

Auburn advanced to Saturday’s sectional at Belvider where they’ll face Crystal Lake Central, Belvidere and Burlington Central in preliminary round matches.

Auburn’s scholastic bowl team has advanced to the IHSA state tournament the past 17 years, winning the state AA title in 2008 and 2015.

Posted on 03.05.19