GAME TEN RECAP: LINCOLN PARK 53, WESTINGHOUSE 35
HINSDALE, Ill. - Lincoln Park broke open a tight contest in the third quarter, en route to a 53-35 win over Westinghouse in the consolation round of the Hinsdale Central Holiday Classic.
Lincoln Park (7-6) jumped out to an 18-16 lead at the half, but blew the game open in the third quarter, outscoring the Warriors 19-6. With the game tied at 18-18, the Lions used an 11-0 run to take a 29-18 lead. They scored the final six points of the quarter to carry a 37-22 lead into the fourth quarter. Westinghouse (5-6) came no closer than a 12-point deficit in the fourth quarter before falling 53-35.
Lincoln Park finished the contest shooting 50.0 percent (19-of-38) from the floor and won the rebounding battle 32-20. The Lions scored 10 second-chance points off of nine offensive rebounds. They also turned 24 Westinghouse turnovers into 23 points. Lincoln Park also dominated inside, outscoring Westinghouse 32-8 in the paint.
Jalen Louie led the way for the Lions with 14 points and nine rebounds. Bryce McGill came off the bench to total 12 points and eight rebounds while Ibrahim Dosunmu chipped in with nine points and six steals.
Westinghouse shot just 32.5 percent (13-of-40) from the floor. Eight of the team’s 13 field goals came from behind the arc as the Lions shot 34.8 percent (8-of-23) from downtown. Lamonte Lumpkins led the Warriors in the loss with nine points. Johnnie Thomas and Coreyoun Rushin added six points apiece.
Lincoln Park will face Foreman in tomorrow’s consolation semifinal at 12:30 p.m. Westinghouse will take on Hope Academy in a consolation game at 9:30 a.m.