Way to be a winner, Plainfield.
The fans have come through for in tournament. Only two schools are still standing the championship round of tournament – and Plainfield North is one of them.
On Monday, the final four results were announced, with the Plainfield North "Crimson Crazies" taking 40 percent of the vote, followed by Warren Township High School, with 35 percent, St. Patrick High School in Chicago, with about 22 percent of the vote, and Benet Academy in Lisle, with about 2 percent.
The final battle is now between Plainfield North and Warren Township, and you can cast your vote anytime between now and April 17 at www.cn100.tv/battle_of_the_fans.aspx.
As of 11:15 a.m. today, nearly 207,000 people had voted and Plainfield North was ahead by a nose -- 51.75 percent to Warren Township's 48.25 percent.
“These students do so much more than just cheer at games. It is nice to see this success and recognition,” Plainfield North High Principal Raymond Epperson said.
Plainfield North students helped raise more than $17,000 for childhood cancer research by holding a St. Baldrick's event, for example. Last fall, the entire student section wore pink breast cancer awareness T-shirts to a football game, Epperson said.
“They represent one of the many things that are right with Plainfield North High School,” he said.
Epperson and company is looking for just the right spot for the banner the school will win if it prevails in this week’s championship round. The winner will be announced Monday.
“Go Crazies!” Epperson said.
Translation: Boot up and get clicking, guys.