Kevin McGavin

With Skyler Bollinger finishing fourth, Alexis Grandys’ second-place finished powered Yorkville to a fourth consecutive state title.
Jake and Luke Hoffert finish first and second in Class 2A and Yorkville wins a second straight championship.
Naperville North and Naperville Central continued the trend of exchanging championship positions for the third consecutive major cross country competition.
For the fourth straight year, Naperville North’s girls illuminated that the sport of cross country is dictated by place, not time.
The Redhawks’ boys cross country reversed the team results of the DVC championship to capture the Class 3A West Chicago regional.
The Naperville North senior, the two-time defending DVC champion, had to settle for fourth, but the Huskies captured their third consecutive league title.
The Wildcats are the favorite in the boys race as the Upstate Eight River and Valley cross country meet will be held Saturday at Lords Park in Elgin.
Notre Dame, Bradley or Lewis University will be receiving a package deal when the Hoffert twins make their collegiate decision for cross country and track.
The Upstate Eight River has three state-ranked girls teams — St. Charles East, Geneva and Batavia — expected to contend for league supremacy on Saturday.