You Knew This Was Coming
February 22, 2023
Even before the IHSA Regional pairings came out, everyone knew there was a good chance that for the third time this season – the Galena Pirates would lock horns with River Ridge/Scales Mound. But it should have been in a Sectional.
Monday night in Galena, both teams punched their tickets in convincing fashion to set up the third battle royale – only this one will be in the Regional Championship.
For Galena, there was little drama in their semi-final contest against Warren.
"Well, we knew they weren't that strong handling the ball," said Addie Hefel. "And we kinda feast on teams like...