Whitney Young lost to Hinsdale Central 35-33 in the 6th round of the state chess tournament. The loss denies Whitney Young the opportunity to repeat as state chess champions. The Dolphins will clinch a state trophy with a win versus one loss Naperville North in the 7th and final round.
Northside Prep bounced back after its 5th round loss to Stevenson by shutting out Riverside Brookfield 68-0. Northside Prep can improve on its current 6th place standing if it can defeat one loss Nequa Valley in the final round.
Kelly is at 17th place. It plays a winnable game against Niles West in the final round. A win over Niles West will likely propel Kelly to a top 15 state finish- one of the Kelly's best if not the best finishes ever in school history.