Setting the Stage
Cold outside but the rowdies got their Hawaiian gear on for this cross-town matchup. Naperville is hoping to snap a 3 game losing streak while Naperville North has won its last 4 games on its home court against the Redhawks
Central up 3-0 Cameron Dougherty drives in and gets the bucket fall start of a big night for the senior
5-3 Central Myles Berry Changes that and knocks down a 3 pointer 6-5 Huskies
9-5 North Myles Barry gets a nice bounce pass to Grant Johnson and throws it down 11-5 Huskies
North is on fire in the first quarter Riley Thompson gets in on the fun and knocks in the the 3 North up 16-6 after a 16-1 run
2nd quarter Central gets a rebound as Kyle Baskin passes it to Dougherty and hits the 3 16-13 Huskies
Just before half Dougherty gets the board and decides to heave the ball up and hit the buzzer beater right at the half. To tie things up at 20. 18 first half points for Dougherty.
3rd quarter Grant Johnson gets in on the 3 point fun, sinks it in from the top of the key 25-24 Huskies
Watch out here comes big boy coming in like a runaway train let’s put it in the basket and send him to the charity stripe free throw good were all tied at 30
Dougherty is not the only one scoring Neil Gupta comes in flying for the lay in that gives Central a 33-32 lead
Just before the quarter ends Riley Thompson has response knocking down the bucket at the buzzer 35-33 North heading into the 4th
38-37 North Myles Barry dribbles and hits the 3 pointer 12 points for the senior 41-37 Huskies
Over a minute left and Central Neil Gupta is all alone in the corner and hits the 3 ball to give a 45-43 lead with under a minute left
Don’t count out the Huskies as Riley Thompson is right there for the lay in to tie the game at 45.
Time ticking down you think Dougherty is gonna take the last shot right? WRONG passes it to Kyle Baskin and heaves it up FOR THE WIN
Naperville Central with its first season sweep over the Huskies since 2008-2009 season 48-45 the final.
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