Leslie Wilson had a team-high 19 points as The Times No. 4 Thornton boys basketball team beat Lockport 66-43 Tuesday in a Class 4A Lincoln-Way Central Regional semifinal.
Brian Davis added 16 points and nine rebounds for the Wildcats (20-5), who will face the winner of tonight's Homewood-Flossmoor-Lincoln-Way Central game at 7 p.m. Friday for the championship.
Jamani Pierce had 14 points and nine rebounds, while Wilson also had five assists. Da'Quon Applewhite had eight steals.
Thornton led 14-8 after one quarter and 28-16 at halftime. It pulled away in the third quarter, as the Wildcats took a 48-30 lead.
State tickets on sale: Marian Catholic is selling tickets to its Class 4A semifinal game against Whitney Young.
The game is at 8:15 p.m. Friday at Redbird Arena in Normal.
Tickets are available at the main office and Room 213 for a price of $10 per session. Tickets will be sold until sold out or through 10 a.m. Thursday. Tickets will also be available at Redbird Arena.