CJHS Runs Past Lake Forest Academy
Chicagoland Jewish High School boys’ basketball team improves to 17-2 and earns top seed in Regional. Skokie's Jake Newlander scored 17 of his 28 points in the fourth quarter.
Feb. 11 -
The Final Score: Chicagoland Jewish High School 88, Lake Forest Academy 80
Tigers’ Star Performer: Josh Newlander of Skokie scored 28 points.
Other Notable Tiger Performances: Jake Newlander of Skokie added 14 tallies, Daniel Fishbaum of Highland Park had 10 and Avidan Halivni of Deerfield chipped in eight.
Who’s Next: The Tigers entertain Ida Crown at 9:30 p.m. Saturday.
The Bottom Line: Jake Newlander scored 17 of his 28 points in the fourth quarter to help the Tigers seal the victory with a 37 point final period. He played the entire final period with four fouls, was a perfect nine for nine from the free throw line and drained a pair of three-point shots. Halivni scored six of his eight points in the fourth quarter. After the two teams were tied at 33 at halftime, CJHS took a one-point edge, 51-50, by the end of the third quarter. The Tigers are now 17-2 for the season and the top seeded team in the Arlington Heights Regional when play opens Tuesday.