This year’s regional series, the HCMS Tigers faced the Manteno Middle School Panthers in the regional quarterfinals on Saturday, March 6 and two 25-17 wins to secure their spot in the semifinals against Chicago Heights Middle School. The ladies played Chicago Heights Middle School Spartans on Monday, March 8. They won both games, 25-17 and 25-19. The Hickory Creek Tigers faced the Summit Hill Jr. High Spartans for the regional championship title on Thursday, March 11 and lost 17-25 and 15-25. This marks the 6th time the Lady Tigers have appeared in the regional championship game.