Winnebago upsets Byron to win seventh straight regional title

POPLAR GROVE, Ill. (WIFR) Winnebago outscored Byron 10-2 in the final 3:31 to upset the second seeded Tigers 63-57 in the Class 2A North Boone Regional championship. It's the Indians seventh straight regional plaque.

Senior T.C. Williams scored 22 points to lead Bago while junior Case Nsamba added 17. The Indians avenged an 18-point loss to Byron earlier this month.

The Tigers were led by senior Tony Eddy who dropped a game-high 26.

Winnebago heads to the Riverdale sectional on Wednesday where the seven-seed will take on top-seeded Newman.