Forreston and E-PC Head to State, Byron’s Cinderella Story Comes to an End
The Forreston and Pearl City (E-PC) are headed to the IHSA State finals next weekend.
Galena jumped out to a 20-12 lead at the half, but Forreston would score the game winning touchdown in the final seconds to knock off the Pirates.
WREX-TV reports that E-PC trailed Fieldcrest in a battle of the "undefeated" in the third quarter. Then the Wildcatz turned a 20-6 deficit into a 46-26 lead with 40 unanswered points, winning 46-33 to advance to the 2-A title game against Maroa-Forsyth on Black Friday at 1 PM.
Byron's cinderella run came ended on Saturday after losing by a final score of 46-13 at Wilmington.
Here is this weekend's final Scores and the State Final's Play-Off schedule for next weekend.
(2) Galena 20 - (2) Forreston 28
STATE FINAL GAME: Forreston (2) vs Carrollton (1) FRI 11/28 10 a.m. at Memorial Stadium in Champaign
(1) Pearl City [Eastland-P.C. Coop] 46 - Minonk (Fieldcrest) 33
STATE FINAL GAME: Pearl City (1) vs Maroa (6) at 10 a.m. at Memorial Stadium in Champaign
7) Byron 46 - (1) Wilmington 13
STATE FINAL GAME: Wilmington (1) vs Willimiamsville (1) at 10 a.m. at Memorial Stadium in Champaign
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