With a 6-1 record in December, the Simeon Wolverines earned wins over Curie, Plainfield North, North Community (MN), Milwaukee Academy of Science (WI), Phillips, and Mater Dei, (CA). The team lost to Dream City Christian School of Glendale, Arizona.
On Thursday, December 30, the Wolverines defeated the Curie Condors 71-58, in a neutral tournament game in Chicago. The win against the Condors was the team’s eighth of the season, and the Wolverines would close out December with a 6-1 record. Following the game, the Wolverines have crowned the 2021 Pontiac Holiday Basketball Tournament Champions.
Prior to the win versus the Condors, the Wolverines earned a 65- 28 blowout victory over Plainfield North. The team won its non-conference match-up against Plainfield North on Tuesday, December 28.
On Friday, December 17, the Wolverines edged North Community (MN) High School 48-47 in a neutral non-conference game. The team that Simeon defeated was from Minneapolis, Minnesota. On Saturday, December 11, the Wolverines prevailed 69-56 over the Milwaukee Academy of Science (Milwaukee, WI). The Wolverines earned a clutch victory on the road.
On Thursday, December 9, the Wolverines overcame Phillips High School 62-55 at home. The team earned a home conference win over the Wildcats.
The Wolverines also defeated Mater Dei High School of Santa Ana, California, 64-50 on Saturday, December 4. The group won their neutral non-conference match-up by 14 points.
Although the Wolverines won six games in the month of December, the team would lose 62- 52 to Dream City Christian High School of Glendale, Arizona. The group lost its non-conference game by 10 points and now has an 8-1 record on the season.
Joseph Phillips is the Sports Editor for the Chicago Crusader Newspaper. He is a Chicago native, who has been a sports writer for over 17 years. He also hosts the SC Media News and Sports Network Q&A radio show on WHPK 88.5 FM Chicago. He can be reached at [email protected].
Joseph Phillips is the Sports Editor for the Chicago Crusader Newspaper. He is a Chicago native, who has been a sports writer for over 17 years. He also hosts the SC Media News and Sports Network Q&A radio show on WHPK 88.5 FM Chicago.