Struggling to rebound
After a heartbreaking loss to Kaneland in the Northern Illinois Big 12 Conference East opener, the Morris Redskins boys basketball team rebounded with its first conference win of the season, edging the DeKalb Barbs by a score of 55-37 on Saturday night.
Exactly two weeks after playing for the football team in the Class 5A state championship game, Morris senior guard Jake Hogan paced the Redskins with 13 points. After spending a 14-week season on the gridiron, he said it just felt good to get back into the swing of basketball season.
“I was a little hesitant before this game, because coming back from football it’s a little tough getting into basketball shape and getting your rhythm down,” Hogan said. “There’s still a large amount of fatigue, you could say. At the end of the game, I was dead.
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