Boys Basketball Season Preview

Ellie Henderson, North Life Editor

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Niles North Boys Varsity Basketball team gets ready to take the first shot of their new season. On Nov. 19, 2018 Niles North (NN) took on Urban Prep for their first game of the season. This game was their first of a four game tournament “Battle of the Bridges” held at Lane Tech.

NN started the season strong by taking a win against Urban Prep with the final score 65-38 on Monday, Nov. 19.  Junior Aquan Smart started his season strong with 21 point on the board. Sophomore Jalen Butler followed with 14 points.

The next day the Boys Varsity Basketball team took on Jones College Prep. 16 minutes into the game NN took the lead 40-23. Later that night NN defeated Jones with the final score of 62-33.

Finishing off Battle of the Bridges Tournament NN matched up against Notre Dame College Prep on Friday, Nov. 23. Vikings held onto the win 55-50.

Wrapping up the tournament NN took third place for the 2018 Battle of the Bridges Thanksgiving break tournament. Smart was named to the All Tournament Team as well.

Be sure to come support your very own Niles North Varsity Boys Basketball Team Dec 7. 2018 at Glenbrook South.