Images: A grand finale in our best high school sports photos of the week

 
 
Posted6/12/2018 1:00 AM
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See some of the best high school sports images this week from the Daily Herald. In this final week of competition, photographers covered finals in baseball and softball. Have a great Summer break. Join us again in August!

Montini Catholic players celebrate their IHSA Class 3A state softball championship.
  Montini Catholic players celebrate their IHSA Class 3A state softball championship.
Daniel White | Staff Photographer
Lake Park players hold a third place trophy after defeating Sandburg.
  Lake Park players hold a third place trophy after defeating Sandburg.
John Starks | Staff Photographer
Lake Park starting pitcher Jay Palmer throws against Sandburg.
  Lake Park starting pitcher Jay Palmer throws against Sandburg.
John Starks | Staff Photographer
Lake Park pitcher Jay Palmer comes off the field after the first inning against Sandburg in the Class 4A third-place game.
  Lake Park pitcher Jay Palmer comes off the field after the first inning against Sandburg in the Class 4A third-place game.
John Starks | Staff Photographer
Lake Park centerfielder Eric Brown dives for a line-drive base hit by Sandburg's Ryan Hampe in the first inning in the Class 4A third-place game.
  Lake Park centerfielder Eric Brown dives for a line-drive base hit by Sandburg's Ryan Hampe in the first inning in the Class 4A third-place game.
John Starks | Staff Photographer
Huntley lines up to receive the second-place medals and trophy after losing 4-3 to Plainfield North in the Class 4A championship game at Route 66 Stadium in Joliet Saturday.
  Huntley lines up to receive the second-place medals and trophy after losing 4-3 to Plainfield North in the Class 4A championship game at Route 66 Stadium in Joliet Saturday.
John Starks | Staff Photographer
Huntley's Kamrin Hoffmann takes aim at a fastball in the first inning against Plainfield North.
  Huntley's Kamrin Hoffmann takes aim at a fastball in the first inning against Plainfield North.
John Starks | Staff Photographer
Palatine third baseman Maddie Craver tags out York's Julia Dertkowski during the IHSA Class 4A third-place game.
  Palatine third baseman Maddie Craver tags out York's Julia Dertkowski during the IHSA Class 4A third-place game.
Daniel White | Staff Photographer
Rock Island players celebrate their 2-1 victory over Plainfield North to win the IHSA Class 4A softball championship.
  Rock Island players celebrate their 2-1 victory over Plainfield North to win the IHSA Class 4A softball championship.
Daniel White | Staff Photographer
Palatine players celebrate their 2-0 win over York, capturing third place in Class 4A.
  Palatine players celebrate their 2-0 win over York, capturing third place in Class 4A.
Daniel White | Staff Photographer
York players celebrate their fourth-place finish.
  York players celebrate their fourth-place finish.
Daniel White | Staff Photographer
York and Palatine players line up to receive their medals following the IHSA Class 4A third-place game.
  York and Palatine players line up to receive their medals following the IHSA Class 4A third-place game.
Daniel White | Staff Photographer
York players hug each other after their fourth-place finish.
  York players hug each other after their fourth-place finish.
Daniel White | Staff Photographer
Montini Catholic's Nicole Cuchran (31) rounds first base after hitting a home run against Kaneland during the IHSA Class 3A state softball championship game.
  Montini Catholic's Nicole Cuchran (31) rounds first base after hitting a home run against Kaneland during the IHSA Class 3A state softball championship game.
Daniel White | Staff Photographer
Montini Catholic's Alyssa Filkowski (18) cheers after she hit a single during a twelve-run seventh inning against Kaneland.
  Montini Catholic's Alyssa Filkowski (18) cheers after she hit a single during a twelve-run seventh inning against Kaneland.
Daniel White | Staff Photographer
Montini Catholic's Madalyn Rawski (13) celebrates scoring a run during the Broncos' seventh-inning comeback against Kaneland to win the IHSA Class 3A state softball championship.
  Montini Catholic's Madalyn Rawski (13) celebrates scoring a run during the Broncos' seventh-inning comeback against Kaneland to win the IHSA Class 3A state softball championship.
Daniel White | Staff Photographer
Montini Catholic's Nicole Cuchran, left, and Lauren Latoria, right celebrate.
  Montini Catholic's Nicole Cuchran, left, and Lauren Latoria, right celebrate.
Daniel White | Staff Photographer
Kaneland players pose with the second-place trophy.
  Kaneland players pose with the second-place trophy.
Daniel White | Staff Photographer
Montini Catholic players celebrate during their seventh-inning comeback against Kaneland to win the IHSA Class 3A state softball championship.
  Montini Catholic players celebrate during their seventh-inning comeback against Kaneland to win the IHSA Class 3A state softball championship.
Daniel White | Staff Photographer
Montini Catholic's Brianna Clifton, right, celebrates.
  Montini Catholic's Brianna Clifton, right, celebrates.
Daniel White | Staff Photographer
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