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Scouts Beat Lake Forest Academy in Basketball

The Lake Forest Scouts narrowly beat the Caxys 49 to 41 during this annual rivalry match up.

The Lake Forest Scouts narrowly beat the Caxys 49 to 41 during this annual rivalry match up last Friday. Check out the recap below.

Final Score: Lake Forest High School 49, Lake Forest Academy 41 

Lake Forest HS Scoring: Carter Bass 17, Sam Downey 9 and Ben Simpson 8. Simpson had four steals which led to two breakaway dunks. 

Records: LFHS 17-7, LFA 12-9 

Game Narrative: The game was close for the first quarter with the Scouts holding an 8-6 lead but broke away in the second half to hold a 21-13 lead at the intermission. In the third period the Scouts went on a 17-10 run to take a 38-23 lead at the end of three. The Caxys fought back to trail only by five, 42-37, with 2:56 left. The Scouts held them off the rest of the way. 55 for the Academy fouled out at the 2:56 mark. 

Rivalry Facts: This game is played annually at the Lake Forest College gym. It was nearly full, a rarity these days. It is the fith year in a row they have met there. Scout Phil LaScala said the rivalry brought a playoff atmosphere along with strong crowds on both sides. 

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