Morton's Greg Carter scored 21 of his 35 points in three scintillating overtimes, twice forcing extra sessions in the final seconds as No. 4 seed Morton beat No. 1 York 77-74 in a Class 4A Bartlett Sectional semifinal after blowing a 16-point fourth-quarter lead.
03/11/2014, 9:45pm CDT, By George M. Wilcox | email@example.com | @geomwilcox
Chris Pellettieri led Benet with 22 points, including six three-pointers, while the Redwings held Hinsdale Central star Matt Rafferty to eight points in Tuesday's Class 4A East Aurora Sectional semifinal.
St. Rita was an easy 64-44 winner over King in a Class 4A Marist Sectional semifinal. The Mustangs will play the winner of Wednesday's semifinal pairing Young and Simeon on Friday for the sectional title.
03/11/2014, 6:27pm CDT, By Gene Chamberlain | firstname.lastname@example.org
Only two team teams alive in this Class 4A state tournament clawed their way up through three regional contests to make sectional. Those two underdogs with first-year coaches — South Elgin (17-14) and Jacobs (18-13) — face each other Wednesday at 7 p.m. in the Class 4A Elgin Sectional.
03/11/2014, 5:49pm CDT, By Rick Armstrong | email@example.com
Geneva extinguished the sting of last year’s regional final loss last week, defeating Bolingbrook 66-63 at Plainfield East to win the program’s first regional title in 28 years. Next up is West Aurora, the school that bounced the Vikings last season.