The St. Thomas More Lady Sabres used a 13-0 second quarter run to overcome a slow start as they raced paced Monticello 55-41 in Class 2A Sectional action from Hoopeston.
Despite leading 28-26 at the break, the Lady Sages could not overcome the Lady Sabres, who qualified for the state tournament last year.
Marissa McPike led the Lady Sages with 15 points and Janessa Pankey added 10 for Monticello, who has claimed regional titles in consecutive seasons.
STM was led by Lexi Wallen with 19 pts. Elizabeth Bristow added 14.
St. Thomas More will take on Bloomington Central Catholic Thursday for the Sectional title.
Girls Class 1A Sectional scores from Tuesday:
At Effingham St. Anthony
Central A & M 53
Effingham St. Anthony 34
At Iroquois West
Iroquois West 52
Cissna Park 49
At Brown County
Illini Central 23