United Community Bank Cup


The United Community Bank Cup is a prestigious award given to a pair of schools in the Springfield area that displayed the highest level of overall excellence in all sports. One United Community Bank Cup is awarded to the top Central State 8 school and the other to the top Area school. The awards are given based on the United Community Bank Cup points system. Winning schools will receive a trophy and $1,000 to that school’s athletic program. 

 

Spring Scores

Baseball

Rochester – 4 points for conference title

Glenwood – 2 points for regional title

SHG  – 2 points for regional title 

U-High  – 2 points for regional title 

 

Softball

U-High – 4 points for conference title

Rochester – 2 points for regional title

Glenwood – 2 points for regional title

 

Soccer

Glenwood – 4 points for conference title, 2 points for regional title

Springfield High – 4 points for conference title, 4 points for sectional title

SHG – 4 points for conference title, 2 points for regional title

 

Tennis 

U-High – 4 points for conference title, 4 points for sectional title,  2 points for top 2 finish (singles), 3 points for state title (doubles)

Springfield High – 4 points for sectional title

 

Track

Southeast (girls) – 4 points for conference title, 8 points for Top 2 finish at state, 12 points (Serena Bolden four state titles) 

Springfield High (boys) – 4 points for conference title, 3 points for state champion (Robert Williams), 1 point for top three finish (Robert Williams)

U-High – 3 points (three) top three finish at state (Jessica McDowell & Ella Bittner), 3 points state champion (4×800 girls)

Lanphier – 3 points state champion (Khalil Ross)

MacArthur – 1 point top three finish at state (Micha Reed)

Updated Standings 

U-High 86 points

Glenwood 43 points

Springfield High 42 points

Southeast 32 points

Rochester 20 points

SHG 20 points

Jacksonville 6 points

MacArthur 5 points

Lanphier 3 points

 

(Photo courtesy Fred Nika)

Winter CS8 Cup Standings

U-High 61 points

Glenwood 33 points

Springfield High 22 points

Rochester 14 points

SHG 12 points

Southeast 8 points

Jacksonville 6 points

MacArthur 4 points

Basketball

Southeast boys – 4 points for conference title, 4 points for sectional title

U-High Boys – 4 points for sectional title

Springfield High girls – 4 points for conference title

SHG girls – 6 points for super sectional title

MacArthur girls – 2 points regional title

Wrestling 

Rochester – 4 points for conference title

Glenwood – 6 points for sectional title, 1 points for individual top 3 at state

Springfield High – 1 point for individual top 3 at state

Swimming/Diving

Glenwood – 4 points for conference title

Cross Country

U-High Boys – 4 points for conference

U-High Girls – 4 points for conference

Glenwood – 10 points for boys state title, 6 points for girls sectional title

Springfield High  – 8 points for second place finish

Football

Rochester – 4 points for conference, 6 points for semifinals

Glenwood – 4 points, 2 points for second round

SHG – 2 points for second round

Springfield High – 1 point for playoffs

MacArthur – 2 points for second round

Golf

U-High (boys) – 4 points

U-High (girls)  – 4 points for conference, 6 points for sectional title

Jacksonville 4 points for regional title

SHG – 4 points for regional title

Soccer

U-High – 4 points for conference title, 2 points for regional title

Springfield – 4 points for conference title, 4 points for sectional title

Jacksonville – 2 points for regional title

Swimming

U-High – 4 points for the conference title, 6 points for the sectional title

Tennis

U-High – 4 points for conference, 6 points for sectional title, 3 points McKenna Schaefbauer singles state title

Volleyball

U-High 4 points for conference, 2 points for regional


Final Standings 

Pleasant Plains 61 points

Williamsville 22 points

Maroa-Forsyth 14 points

Athens 11 points

Lutheran High 10 points

New Berlin 8 points

PORTA  6 points

Mt Pulaski 4 points

Riverton 3 points

Baseball 

Williamsville – 4 points for conference title

Pleasant Plains – 8 points for state runner up

New Berlin – 2 points for regional title 

Mt Pulaski – 2 points for regional title 

 

Softball 

PORTA – 4 points for conference title

Williamsville – 2 points for regional title 

Pleasant Plains – 2 points for regional title 

 

Soccer 

Pleasant Plains – 2 points for regional title

Lutheran High – 2 points for regional title 

 

Track 

Pleasant Plains – 8 points for conference title (boys & girls), 3 points  for top three finish (Caroline Jachino, Tristen Tewes, 4×800 boys)

New Berlin – 3 points for individual state title (Greg Zellers), 1 point for top three finish (Macy Beyer)

Williamsville – 2 points for (two) top three finish (Brad Olysav)

Riverton – 1 point for top three finish (Shane Yamco)

Athens – 1 point for top three finish (Noah McIntyre)

(Photo courtesy of Fred Nika)

Winter Area Cup Standings

Pleasant Plains 38 points

Maroa-Forsyth 14 points

Williamsville 14 points

Athens 10 points

Lutheran High 8 points

Riverton 2 points

PORTA 2 points

New Berlin 2 points

Mt Pulaski 2 points

Basketball

Williamsville boys – 4 points for conference title

Pleasant Plains boys – 4 points for sectional title

Riverton boys – 2 points for regional title

Lutheran High boys – 4 points for conference title

Lutheran High girls – 4 points for conference title

Pleasant Plains girls – 4 points for conference title, 2 points for regional title

PORTA girls – 2 points for regional title

Football

Maroa-Forsyth – 4 points for conference title, 8 points for title game appearance

Williamsville – 4 points for quarterfinals

Athens – 2 points for second round

Pleasant Plains – 2 points for second round

Volleyball

Pleasant Plains – 4 points for conference title, 10 points for state title

New Berlin – 2 points for regional championship

Maroa-Forsyth – 2 points for regional championship

Williamsville – 2 points for regional championship

Mt Pulaski – 2 points for regional championship

Boys Golf

Pleasant Plains- 4 points for conference, 4 points for regional title

Boys Cross Country

Athens – 4 points for conference, 4 points for regional title

Girls Cross Country

Williamsville – 4 points for conference title

Pleasant Plains – 4 points for regional title



2016-17 Area Cup Winners – Pleasant Plains High School

2016-17 CS8  Cup Winners – Glenwood High School


Area Cup History

2012-13 Pleasant Plains
2013-14 Pleasant Plains
2014-15 Williamsville
2015-16 Pleasant Plains
2016-17 Pleasant Plains

 

CS8 Cup History

2012-13 Glenwood
2013-14 Springfield High
2014-15 Glenwood
2015-16 Springfield High
2016-17 Glenwood

 


 

 Schools in contention for The United Community Bank Cup

CS8

Eisenhower MacArthur
Glenwood Rochester
Jacksonville SHG
Lanphier Southeast
Lincoln Springfield

 

Area

Athens Lutheran Pleasant Plains
Auburn Maroa-Forsyth Pittsfield
Buffalo TC Morrisonville PORTA
Calvary Mt. Pulaski Riverton
Edinburg New Berlin South County
Illini Central North Mac South Fork
Lincolnwood Pawnee Williamsville

United Community Bank Cup – Point System
Schools are only awarded points for their furthest post-season accomplishment. For example, if a school makes the state championship game in baseball they gets the designated 8 points. They don’t get an additional 6 for a super sectional, 4 for a sectional and 2 for a regional title. Team Conference Titles = 4 Point
Individual Top 3 at State – 1 point
Individual State Title – 3 points
(Individual events would include relays in swimming and track, doubles in tennis, etc.)

CROSS COUNTRY
Regional Title – 4 points
Sectional Title – 6 points
Top 3 Team Finish at State – 8 points
Win State Title – 10 points

BASEBALL/SOFTBALL
Regional Title – 2 points
Sectional Title – 4 points
Supersectional Title – 6 points
Make State Title Game – 8 points
Win State Title – 10 points

BASKETBALL
Regional Title – 2 points
Sectional Title – 4 points
Supersectional Title – 6 points
Make State Title Game – 8 points
Win State Title – 10 points

FOOTBALL
Make Playoffs – 1 point
Make 2nd Round – 2 points
Make quarterfinals – 4 points
Make semifinals – 6 points
Make State Title Game – 8 points
Win State Title – 10 points

GOLF(Boys/Girls)
Regional Title – 4
Sectional Title – 6
Top 3 Team Finish at State – 8
Win Team State Title – 10

SOCCER(Boys/Girls)
Regional Title – 2
Sectional Title – 4
Super Sectional Title – 6
Make State Title Game – 8
Win State Title – 10

Swimming/Diving(Boys/Girls)
Sectional Title – 6 points
Top 3 Team Finish at State – 8
Win Team State Title – 10

TENNIS(Boys/Girls)
Sectional Title – 6 points
Top 3 Team Finish at State – 8 points
Win Team State Title – 10

TRACK(Boys/Girls)
Sectional Title – 6 points
Top 3 Team Finish at State – 8
Win Team State Title – 10

Volleyball
Regional Title – 2
Sectional Title – 4
Supersectional Title – 6
Make State Title Game – 8
Win State Title – 10

Wrestling
Regional Title – 4
Sectional Title – 6
Top 3 Team Finish at State – 8
Win Team State Title – 10

Tie Breakers
1) Most team State Titles
2) Most Conference Titles
3) Most individual State Titles

 

If you see anything missing from any of the schools or totals, please contact Derek via email: derek@channel1450.com