GAME 19 RECAP: LINCOLN PARK 50, FOREMAN 32
HINSDALE, Ill. – Lincoln Park secured its spot in the consolation championship of the Hinsdale Central Holiday Classic with a 50-32 win over Foreman.
Lincoln Park (8-6) scored the game’s first 13 points and led from wire-to-wire. The Lions outscored Foreman (4-8) 13-2 in the opening quarter, but Foreman closed the half on a 6-0 run to pull to within four points (21-17).
The Hornets brought the deficit down to just two points after the opening bucket of the third quarter, but Lincoln Park outscored Foreman for 11-2 for the remainder of the quarter to carry an 11-point lead into the fourth. Foreman whittled the lead down to five points after 1:30, but Lincoln Park put the game out of reach with a 12-2 run over the next five minutes.
Ibrahim Dosunmu totaled a double-double of 14 points and 12 rebounds to pace Lincoln Park in the win. Jalen Louie and Hamza Gocobija added 10 points apiece in the victory. Marco Lewis added six points, five rebounds, five assists and five steals. The Lions outscored the Hornets 30-14 in the paint and enjoyed a 42-33 edge in rebounding.
Foreman struggled with its shooting all game, hitting just 20.4 percent (11-of-54) of its shots. David Forrest led a balanced attack, netting seven points to go with three assists. Antonio Matthews added six points for the Hornets.
Lincoln Park will play for the consolation bracket championship tomorrow at 3:45 p.m. against the winner of the St. Charles East/Crete-Monee contest. Foreman will face the loser of the St. Charles East/Crete-Monee contests tomorrow at 12:30 p.m.