The Leo Lions captured the championship of their own IHSA Class 2-A Regional on Friday night, defeating Harper 69-41 in the title game. Darias Oliver scored 14 of his game-high 22 points in the second half, and Darius Branch hit three 3-pointers during an 11-point first quarter that staked the Lions to a 23-6 lead. Branch finished with 20 points, and Kewan Smith scored 16.

Leo won its second straight regional championship and third in four years. The Lions will face Hales in the first round of a 2-A Sectional at Robeson High School on Wednesday, March 4.