On Halloween night, 16th-seeded Lyons put a fright not only into their first-round opponent — top-seeded Stevenson — but the entire Class 8A bracket.
Highland Park sent two doubles teams to the tennis state tournament in 2014. For a team with a historically strong doubles program, that’s no surprise.
Lake Forest girls tennis coach Denise Murphy found herself in an unusual state of mind at this year’s state tournament.
Fourth-seeded Belvidere North (8-1) plays host to 13th-seeded Lake Forest (6-3) at 7:30 p.m. on Friday in the first round of the Class 6A playoffs.
Sixth-seeded Lincoln Park (7-2) plays host to 11th-seeded Libertyville (6-3) at 7 p.m. on Saturday in the first round of the Class 7A playoffs.