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TheWildkits lost, 46-39, to Maine South on Feb. 7., sinking only 4 of 26 attempts from the 3-point range. Reserves Marcus Johnson and C.J. Singletary led ETHS with 11 and 10 points, respectively.
The next night, Feb. 8, the Wildkits came close to beating Palentine’s Fremd, who is unbeaten this season. Fremd was behind in the final minute, but forced an overtime with a 3-pointer at the buzzer. Fremd scored the first six points in the overtime, but Evanston held close, ultimately losing 54-51. Jackson Mihevc and Marcus Johnson led the Kits with 11 and 12 points respectively. ETHs is now 16-8 for the season, and 6-2 in the conference.
In the top photo at right, ETHS’ Marcus Johnson goes up for a shot. In bottom photo at right, ETHS’ Elijah Henry fights for the ball, Nate Brieva is behind.
Photos by Lynn Trautmann/LTPhoto Evanston