Morgan Park defeated Springfield Lanphier 60-53 in their semifinal to advance Lenell Henry leading the way with 12 points and 9 rebounds after standout guard Ayo Dosunmu went down with an injury.
Fenwick defeated Bloomington in their semifinal 67-52 with freshman guard D.J. Steward leading the way with 23 points and 8 rebounds.
Morgan Park will look for another big game from Henry inside on both ends. The team will also look to their youth with freshman Nimari Burnett, sophomore Lamond Johnson and freshman Marcus Watson likely to play key roles.
Fenwick will counter with veteran guard Jacob Keller and Catholic League POY Jamal Nixon inside. Fenwick’s youth will also be served with D.J. Steward looking for another big effort.
Morgan Park and Fenwick will play for the Class 3A state title today in a Public League vs. Catholic League state final.