NORMAL — Ninth-ranked Chicago Marshall erased a 10-point deficit with a 21-2 run over the final seven minutes Saturday to capture the Class 2A girls state championship with a 53-44 win over Chicago Harlan.
Dyanla Rainey finished with 20 points for Marshall, which finished the season at 22-7. The Commandos tied the game at 44-all on a 3-pointer by Niyah Zamundio with 3:34 to play and took the lead on two free throws by Roquesha Smims at 3:02.
Daijahnay Winston scored 21 points and Kimeira Burks added 15 for Harlan (26-7), while Aquila Anderson grabbed 10 rebounds. Anderson's jumper with 7:10 remaining had the Falcons up 42-32.
Schlarman 53, Stockton 31: Janiah Newell's 17 points paced No. 2-ranked Danville Schlarman past No. 5 Stockton in the Class 1A championship game.
Capria Brown added 15 points and Notre Dame recruit Anaya Peoples scored 11 for Schlarman (33-1). Peoples grabbed a team-high eight rebounds, while Brown and Sydney Gouard had five each.
Stockton (32-3) received 12 points and five rebounds from all-state center Emily Offenheiser. Schlarman led 30-16 at halftime and cruised to the win.
Lebanon 46, Okaw Valley 31: Kendra Bass scored 18 points to lead third-ranked Lebanon over unranked Okaw Valley in the 1A third-place game.
Bass also had team highs of eight rebounds and three steals for her 32-2 team. Okaw Valley (29-7) was paced by Bella Benning with 11 points. Paige Robinson had eight points and nine rebounds.