The No. 9-state ranked Chicago Marshall High School girls basketball team will shoot for a ninth state championship on Saturday after knocking off No. 6 Teutopolis in double overtime, 46-43, in a Class 2A state semifinal at Redbird Arena on Friday.
The Commandos overcame a 21-9 halftime deficit to improve to 21-7 ahead of Saturday's 7:15 p.m. title game against Chicago Harlan (26-7). Marshall trailed, 11-0, after one quarter.
Dyanla Rainey led Marshall with 16 points. Teutopolis received 13 points from Macy Michels, 12 from Sadie Bueker and 10 from Jolene Mueker.
The game was tied at 36 at the end of regulation and tied at 38 after the first overtime.
The Wooden Shoes (28-7) will face No. 4 Eureka (28-4) in Saturday's 5:30 p.m. third-place game.
Danville Schlarman 51, Lebanon 40: Janiah Newell led three players in double figures with 15 points as No. 2-ranked Danville Schlarman got past No. 3 Lebanon.
First-team all-stater and Notre Dame recruit Anaya Peoples added 14 points and seven rebounds for Schlarman (32-1).
Stockton 58, Okaw Valley 43: First-team all-state center Emily Offenheiser had 16 points and 17 rebounds to power No. 5 Stockton past unranked Okaw Valley.
The 6-foot-2 Offenheiser was joined in double figures by Tiana Timple with 16 points and Elizabeth Eisfeller with 10. Timpe also had 10 rebounds in helping Stockton (32-2) to a 45-35 edge on the boards.
Second-team all-stater Paige Robinson led Okaw Valley (29-6) with 32 points and 11 rebounds.
Standish ties for second: Lexington sophomore Jayden Standish tied for second in the Class 1A finals of the COUNTRY Financial Three-Point Showdown at Redbird Arena.
Standish and Hannah Krumwiede of Carrollton each made seven shots. The winner, senior Logyn Little of Winchester West Central, sank 11 shots. Fourth place went to Jeanna-Marie Wilson of Decatur St. Teresa with four.