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Girls hoops: No. 2 Morgan Park gives No. 1 Montini first loss

Girls hoops: No. 2 Morgan Park gives No. 1 Montini first loss

Morgan Park will have to wait until the state tournament to find out if it is Class 3A's best team.

The Mustangs have made a convincing case this season against the best Class 4A has to offer.

No. 2 Morgan Park knocked handed No. 1 Montini its first loss, 69-58 on Saturday at the City/Suburban Shootout at Kenwood. The win adds to the Mustangs' impressive list of victims that includes defending 4A champion Benet and runner-up Fremd.

Montini (21-1), which will play in 4A this season due to the IHSA success factor, raced to a 10-2 lead before Morgan Park's star trio of Deja Cage, Gabrielle Cooper and Destiny Harden keyed a comeback.

Cage scored 25 points, Cooper added...

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