Sports Report – 1/13/22

Upper School Basketball:

  • Boys’ JV defeated Westlake Christian, 38-20, on 1/7. The Lions had a slow start in this first game after the Christmas break, but settled into the game after the first quarter. Congratulations to Isaiah Ju who led all scorers with 23 points!
  • Boys Varsity lost to Westlake Christian, 36-44, on 1/7. In the first half, the Lions were down by 7, but battled their way back to cut Westlake’s lead to 3 during the second half. In the end, though, the fire power just wasn’t there.
  • Boys Varsity came back on 1/12 with a 42-15 win over Cristo Rey St. Martin! Everyone played well with strong offense and defense.
Sports Report – 12/17/21

Middle School Basketball:

  • On 12/15, it was tough losses for both our clubs against Washburne Green, who played lights out against both the Boys’ Varsity and JV teams.
  • Wilmette is one of the strongest teams in the league, and neither the Boys’ Varsity or JV teams could keep up against them on 12/16. However, our Lions played extremely hard, and our sixth graders got some playing time, too.
Sports Report – 12/14/21

Upper School Basketball:

  • Boys’ Varsity fell to Westlake Christian on 12/13, 67-75. However, four Lions scored in double figures: John Farish (19), Jonathan Ward (14), Jonathan Shaw (14), and Matthew Tina (12).
  • Boys’ JV won against Westlake Christian on 12/13, 41-36, and remains undefeated this year. Isaiah Ju led the team in scoring with 15 points. Joshua Shaw chipped in with 12 points, Benji Clayton added 6, and Nathan Rusu 5. Timmy Chen contributed to the win by providing outstanding defensive stops at crucial times throughout the game.

Middle School Basketball:

  • Boys’ JV had a fantastic game against Sunset Ridge on 12/9, but fell short (29-36) in overtime.
  • Boys’ Varsity had a tough loss against Sunset Ridge on 12/9 (25-34) after a valiant comeback effort to bring the game close at the end.
  • Girls’ JV fought hard against Sunset Ridge for the second time on 12/9, losing 10-36. In the 12/13 game against Central, the Lions lost 6-26. Congrats to Madison Acierto with 4 points!
Sports Report – 12/9/21

Upper School Basketball:

  • Boys Varsity won against Cristo Rey St. Martin on 12/8/21 in a very physical game. At the end of the first quarter, CHA had a slim lead at 16-13. By halftime, the Lions had stepped up defensively and had a 16-point lead. The Lions’ shutout in the third quarter secured the win, 52-20.
  • Girls Varsity secured their first win in school history as the newest Upper School team at CHA in a game against Cristo Rey St. Martin on 12/8, 33-8. Their record now stands at 2-2.

Middle School Basketball:

  • Boys JV had their first win of the season on 12/6, defeating Marie Murphy 29-27! Jack Balis with 20 points led the Lions in victory. On 12/7 they fought hard but lost at the finish to Washburne White, 32-35.
  • Boys Varsity was in a barn burner on 12/6 but lost in the end to Marie Murphy, 28-31. On 12/7, they played incredibly hard but lost to the tough Washburne White, 12-40, where one of the players was over 6’4″!
  • Girls JV played Marie Murphy on 12/6, losing 16-21. Their game on 12/7 against Washburn White ended in a loss, 8-46.
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