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Morton basketball wins regional title

Published: Friday, March 7, 2014 10:00 p.m. CDT • Updated: Monday, March 10, 2014 11:20 a.m. CDT

CICERO – Conant slowed the game down, but Morton still won its first regional since 2009.

The Mustangs beat the Cougars, notorious for their slow style, 36-24 Friday night in Cicero.

The host Mustangs (21-5), the No. 4 seed in the Bartlett sectional, advance to face top-seeded York in a sectional semifinal Tuesday at Bartlett. York beat Lyons Township 69-57 in the Addison Trail regional final. Morton beat York 81-57 Feb. 26 in Cicero.

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