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.