Images: A powerful group of our best high school sports photos of the week

 
 

See some of the best high school sports images from this past week. Daily Herald photographers covered gymnastics and also postseason girls and boys basketball.

South Elgin's Vincent Miszkiewicz (33) hangs on the rim after a dunk as Hampshire's AJ Bishop (23) and Kyle Johnson (4) look on during Wednesday's  Class 4A regional semifinal boys basketball game in South Elgin.
  South Elgin's Vincent Miszkiewicz (33) hangs on the rim after a dunk as Hampshire's AJ Bishop (23) and Kyle Johnson (4) look on during Wednesday's Class 4A regional semifinal boys basketball game in South Elgin.
Paul Valade | Staff Photographer
Glenbard South's Cole Hardtke and Kaneland's Ethan Feiza battle for possession of the ball in the Class 3A boys basketball regional semifinal game in Aurora.
  Glenbard South's Cole Hardtke and Kaneland's Ethan Feiza battle for possession of the ball in the Class 3A boys basketball regional semifinal game in Aurora.
John Starks | Staff Photographer
St. Charles East fans cheer on their team Tuesday night during the Class 4A regional semifinal boys basketball game against Huntley in St. Charles. Huntley won the game 54-49.
  St. Charles East fans cheer on their team Tuesday night during the Class 4A regional semifinal boys basketball game against Huntley in St. Charles. Huntley won the game 54-49.
Paul Valade | Staff Photographer
Stevenson's Matthew Ambrose, middle, and Jacob Tenner, right, go to the floor for a loose ball with Highland Park's Isaac Griswold during the Class 4A Lake Forest boys basketball regional semifinal Tuesday.
  Stevenson's Matthew Ambrose, middle, and Jacob Tenner, right, go to the floor for a loose ball with Highland Park's Isaac Griswold during the Class 4A Lake Forest boys basketball regional semifinal Tuesday.
Joe Lewnard | Staff Photographer
Prospect's Jonathan Kreidler is trapped by Warren's Adnan Sarancic, left, and Warren's Juan DelaCruz during a boys basketball regional semifinal Wednesday night at Grayslake North High School.
  Prospect's Jonathan Kreidler is trapped by Warren's Adnan Sarancic, left, and Warren's Juan DelaCruz during a boys basketball regional semifinal Wednesday night at Grayslake North High School.
Steve Lundy | Staff Photographer
Glenbard West's  Carter Lindstrom navigates through heavy traffic against Naperville North during regional boys basketball action at Fred L. Biester Gymnasium on the campus of Glenbard West on Wednesday night.
  Glenbard West's Carter Lindstrom navigates through heavy traffic against Naperville North during regional boys basketball action at Fred L. Biester Gymnasium on the campus of Glenbard West on Wednesday night.
Patrick Kunzer | Staff Photographer
Glenbard East's Matt Piszczek performs in the floor exercise at the Vic Lesch Boys Gymnastics Invitational at Glenbard North High School in Carol Stream Thursday.
  Glenbard East's Matt Piszczek performs in the floor exercise at the Vic Lesch Boys Gymnastics Invitational at Glenbard North High School in Carol Stream Thursday.
John Starks | Staff Photographer
Glenbard North's Brandon Dao performs on the rings at the Vic Lesch Boys Gymnastics Invitational at Glenbard North High School in Carol Stream Thursday.
  Glenbard North's Brandon Dao performs on the rings at the Vic Lesch Boys Gymnastics Invitational at Glenbard North High School in Carol Stream Thursday.
John Starks | Staff Photographer
Downers Grove North's players and fans celebrate a title win in regional boys basketball action at Downers Grove South Friday night.
  Downers Grove North's players and fans celebrate a title win in regional boys basketball action at Downers Grove South Friday night.
Patrick Kunzer | Staff Photographer
St. Viator's Jeremiah Hernandez carries the championship plaque to his classmates as they rush the floor after the Lions' victory against Chicago Sullivan in the Class 3A regional boys basketball championship game in Arlington Heights Friday.
  St. Viator's Jeremiah Hernandez carries the championship plaque to his classmates as they rush the floor after the Lions' victory against Chicago Sullivan in the Class 3A regional boys basketball championship game in Arlington Heights Friday.
John Starks | Staff Photographer
St. Viator's Kevin Murphy goes in to dunk against Chicago Sullivan in the Class 3A regional boys basketball championship game in Arlington Heights Friday.
  St. Viator's Kevin Murphy goes in to dunk against Chicago Sullivan in the Class 3A regional boys basketball championship game in Arlington Heights Friday.
John Starks | Staff Photographer
The home crowd reacts as St. Viator's Danny Anderson is fouled by Chicago Sullivan's Levi Safro in the Class 3A regional boys basketball championship game in Arlington Heights Friday.
  The home crowd reacts as St. Viator's Danny Anderson is fouled by Chicago Sullivan's Levi Safro in the Class 3A regional boys basketball championship game in Arlington Heights Friday.
John Starks | Staff Photographer
Geneva's Kross Garth (23) throws down a dunk during the championship game of IHSA Class 4A Metea Valley regional in Aurora Friday.
  Geneva's Kross Garth (23) throws down a dunk during the championship game of IHSA Class 4A Metea Valley regional in Aurora Friday.
Brian Hill | Staff Photographer
Geneva's Jack McDonald (3),  Ben Johlie (0) and Kross Garth (23) celebrate their win with their teammates in the championship game of IHSA Class 4A Metea Valley regional in Aurora Friday.
  Geneva's Jack McDonald (3), Ben Johlie (0) and Kross Garth (23) celebrate their win with their teammates in the championship game of IHSA Class 4A Metea Valley regional in Aurora Friday.
Brian Hill | Staff Photographer
Waukegan's Ryan Edingburg, left, and Warren's Hunter Subry battle for a loose ball during the Class 4A Grayslake North regional final Friday at Grayslake North High School.
  Waukegan's Ryan Edingburg, left, and Warren's Hunter Subry battle for a loose ball during the Class 4A Grayslake North regional final Friday at Grayslake North High School.
Steve Lundy | Staff Photographer
Glenbard South's Alex Wilharm goes to floor with Sacred Heart-Griffin's Jillian Hulcher for a loose ball during the first quarter of play during IHSA girls state basketball Class3A semifinals at Normal on Friday.
  Glenbard South's Alex Wilharm goes to floor with Sacred Heart-Griffin's Jillian Hulcher for a loose ball during the first quarter of play during IHSA girls state basketball Class3A semifinals at Normal on Friday.
Mark Welsh | Staff Photographer
Maine West's Angela Dugalic prepares to hold up the trophy for her fans after a state title win over Mother McAuley 58-46 in the IHSA girls state basketball Class 4A finals at Normal on Saturday.
  Maine West's Angela Dugalic prepares to hold up the trophy for her fans after a state title win over Mother McAuley 58-46 in the IHSA girls state basketball Class 4A finals at Normal on Saturday.
Mark Welsh | Staff Photographer
Maine West's Angela Dugalic holds up the trophy for her fans after a win over Mother McAuley 58-46 in the IHSA girls state basketball Class 4A finals at Normal on Saturday.
  Maine West's Angela Dugalic holds up the trophy for her fans after a win over Mother McAuley 58-46 in the IHSA girls state basketball Class 4A finals at Normal on Saturday.
Mark Welsh | Staff Photographer
Benet Academy's Lindsey Rogers works between Hononegah's defense in the second half of game action in which Hononegah beat Benet Academy 43-39 in Class 4A girls state basketball third-place game in Normal on Saturday.
  Benet Academy's Lindsey Rogers works between Hononegah's defense in the second half of game action in which Hononegah beat Benet Academy 43-39 in Class 4A girls state basketball third-place game in Normal on Saturday.
Mark Welsh | Staff Photographer
The Benet Academy girls basketball team accepts their fourth-place trophy after their loss to Hononegah in the IHSA girls state basketball third place game in Normal on Saturday.
  The Benet Academy girls basketball team accepts their fourth-place trophy after their loss to Hononegah in the IHSA girls state basketball third place game in Normal on Saturday.
Mark Welsh | Staff Photographer
Glenbard South's Cat Karr and Morton's Raquel Frakes mix it up late in the game in the IHSA girls state basketball Class 3A semifinals in Normal on Friday. Glenbard South lost to Morton 35-21.
  Glenbard South's Cat Karr and Morton's Raquel Frakes mix it up late in the game in the IHSA girls state basketball Class 3A semifinals in Normal on Friday. Glenbard South lost to Morton 35-21.
Mark Welsh | Staff Photographer
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