" Clearly, there are the lessons that are in our textbooks, like algebra, chemistry and Spanish. But at RZJHS, we also learned essential midot, or values, such as diligence and morality, that you can’t find in a textbook."
BY: Steve Sadin
The Final Score: Chicagoland Jewish High School 88, Lake Forest Academy 80
Tigers’ Star Performer: Jake Newlander of Skokie scored 28 points.
Other Notable Tiger Performances: Josh Newlander of Skokie added 14 tallies, Daniel Fishbaum of Highland Park had 10 and Avidan Halivni of Deerfield chipped in eight.
Who’s Next: The Tigers entertain Ida Crown at 9:30 p.m. Saturday.
The Bottom Line: Jake Newlander scored 17 of his 28 points in the fourth quarter to help the Tigers seal the victory with a 37 point final period. He played the entire final period with four fouls, was a perfect nine for nine from the free throw line and drained a pair of three-point shots. Halivni scored six of his eight points in the fourth quarter. After the two teams were tied at 33 at halftime, CJHS took a one-point edge, 51-50, by the end of the third quarter. The Tigers are now 17-2 for the season and the top seeded team in the Arlington Heights Regional when play opens Tuesday.
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