Eisenhower tops Flinn for IESA 7th grade regional title

ROCKFORD – The Eisenhower Eagles topped the Flinn Falcons Thursday night to win an IESA Class 7-4A regional title.

It came down to a third game with the Eagles eventually winning, 25-14, 16-25, 16-10.

Eisenhower was the No. 1 seed in the regional and got to the title match by beating Kennedy, 25-19, 25-19, on Tuesday.

Flinn was seeded third and needed to beat West on Monday (25-15, 25-16) and RESA on Tuesday (25-22, 25-12) to get to Thursday’s showdown.

Eisenhower advances to play Vernon Hills Hawthorne South on Monday at Arlington Heights South Middle School.

Eisenhower was 5-3 in the RRAC in the regular season and then finished second to Marshall in the postseason tournament. Flinn went 4-3 during the regular season.

Posted on 02.28.19