" 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 67, Ida Crown 38
Tigers’ Star Performer: Jake Newlander of Skokie scored 15 points.
Other Notable Performances: Josh Newlander of Skokie and Avdan Halivni of Deerfield chipped in 13 tallies each.
Who’s Next: The Tigers head to the Sectional semifinal at 7:30 p.m. Wednesday in Mooseheart against the winner of today’s Mooseheart-Hinkley Big Rock contest.
The Bottom Line: CJHS went on a run midway through the second quarter to turn a one-point edge into a 37-21 halftime lead. The Tigers continued to build their advantage the rest of the way. In running its record to 20-2, CJHS won its second Regional basketball title in the school’s 10-year history.
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