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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