BETTER ATHLETES - BETTER STUDENTS - BETTER PEOPLE Update
December 4th, 2017
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Lisle hosted Manteno on Monday night and it was a battle from the opening tip. The visitors jumped out early 10-6 in the first quarter and added to the lead ending the half 20-15. Cal Payne kept the Lions close scoring 7 first half points and Greg Sharafinski chipped in with 4pts and 5 rebounds. The third saw Lisle cut the lead to one possession 29-26 with Cal Payne once again scoring 6 pts in the quarter and going four for four from the free throw line. The final quarter saw Lisle take the lead for the first time in the game going up 32-30 with 3:21 left but Manteno answered quickly on the next possession converting a three point play. The next few minutes saw both teams trade baskets, with 15 seconds left and Lisle down 2 Greg Sharafinski was fouled with 5.2 left- he calmly banked in the first attempt and swished the second . On the next possession Manteno inbounded the ball-pushing the ball up the court and shooting a long trey at the buzzer, the shot was off the mark but Lisle fouled him giving them 3 free throw attempts. He missed the first but sank the next two securing the victory- final score Manteno 41 lisle 39. Lisle was led in scoring by Greg Sharafinski with 15 pts and Cal Payne 14pts, Josh farrell came off the bench to score 4pts and 5 rebounds while Jeremiah Posey also gave the Lions a spark by getting 3 steals and converting a break away lay up to cut ionto the Manteno lead. Lisle falls to 3-3 over all and 1-2 in conference play. Lisle will travel to Braidwood on Thursday with a 5:30 tip.