Morgan Park and Whitney Young moved a step closer to repeating as state basketball champs.
Morgan Park advanced to the Class 3A state title game with a 68-51 win over Marian Catholic in the state semifinals. The Mustangs will face Springfield Southeast, a 60-38 winner over North Chicago.
Young advanced to the 4a championship with a 62-56 win over Evanston. The Dolphins will meet Belleville West, which beat Elgin Larkin 64-53 in the other state semifinal.