Friday, January 19, 2018
This year, Huntley High School has become enamored with rec league basketball. The Trees, Huntley High School's rec league champion, lost their only regular season game to Sal's Pizza, 64-47, in the final game of the regular season.
Huntley (10-15, 4-4 FVC) was riding a two-game winning streak into Friday night’s Senior Night match against the Golden Eagles of Jacobs. The teams last met on Jan. 23 at Jacobs, where the Golden Eagles defeated the Red Raiders 58-39. Huntley’s winning streak was broken, as Jacobs won 57-41.
Going into Friday night’s game against Jacobs, Huntley (7-12, 2-2 FVC) was riding a hot streak, winning four of their last six games and placing well at the Wheaton MLK tournament. Huntley’s hot streak came to an end Friday night, falling to Jacobs 58-3.
Seniors D.J. Cruz and Connor Boesch, juniors Makomborero Tizora and Jason Zobott, and sophomore Alec Coss were the starters for Huntley in the West Gym.
Seniors D.J. Cruz, Connor Boesch, juniors Makomborero Tizora and Jason Zobott, and sophomore Alec Coss were the starters for the season opener at Crystal Lake Central.
Seniors Blake Jacobs, Kyle Slonka, Riley Wicks, Amanze Egekeze, and Zack Gorney would all start their last high school game Tuesday night against the Auburn Knights. Entering the game with a 21-7 record, the Raiders had high hopes to continue in the State Tournament.