Chargers Update

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  • February 15th, 2020

  • 1:30 PM

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Game Summary

CHARGERS

44

Vs.

JACOBS

61

Boys Basketball-Jacobs' hot shooting too much for Dundee-Crown

The Jacobs boys basketball team demonstrated on Saturday why shooters need short memories.

The Golden Eagles were on fire from beyond the arc in a 61-44 matinee win at Dundee-Crown.

They made 12 of 24 attempts from 3-point range against D-C's 1-3-1 zone defense, a shooting performance coach Jimmy Roberts called the best by Jacobs in his seven seasons at the Algonquin school.

It was a dramatic improvement from their 1-for-20 shooting performance from the same range four days earlier in a 61-44 win at Prairie Ridge. Six players drained a 3-pointer, paced by three apiece from senior Andrew Balkcom and juniors Zach Leahy and Robert Pennel.

"We shot it really bad against Prairie Ridge so it was a lot of fun to come and shoot it well here," Leahy said. "We were just super hot."

Click on the Daily Herald link to read the entire article. https://basketball.dailyherald.com/sports/20200215/jacobs-hot-shooting-too-much-for-dundee-crown