Lakota East completed another win over their school district adversary last Friday night. The Hawks overcame some foul issues with their leading scorer Jarrett Cox to notch a 47-37 victory. East had already defeated the Firebirds at their early season meeting in January.
The contest was tight till the last few minutes when East pulled away. Senior Jackson See carried the Hawks with his 14 points, hitting 5 0f 7 from the field (4-5 behind the arc). Jarrett Cox was still Jarrett Cox (unstoppable) and registered 20 points for the game. Senior Corrie Blount added some valuable contributions off the bench.
East (13-7, 10-4) will visit GMC unbeaten Princeton this Tuesday night. East will host Sycamore in their regular season finale this Friday on senior night and the Dragon Fly “Orange Out”.
Lakota East boys basketball drew the #6 seed in the upcoming Sectional Tourney at Lakota West. The Hawks will play the winner of the Milford/Western Brown contest at 6:00 pm on Tuesday, Feb. 27th