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Basketball: Lady Raiders Almost Lose Year-Long Conference Win Streak

The Bolingbrook High School Lady Raiders nearly lost its win streak in the SouthWest Suburban Blue conference with a close call against Homewood-Flossmoor.

It was a close call. 

The Bolingbrook High School Lady Raiders basketball team nearly lost a year-long conference win streak in an overtime thriller against Homewood-Flossmoor Jan. 3. 

The team at one point trailed by 20 points. Three starters fouled out, according to the Southtown Star

The Lady Raiders salvaged the SouthWest Suburban Blue conference winning tradition in overtime. Bolingbrook beat Homewood-Flossmoor 66-65, according to MaxPreps.

The "physical affair" included 51 fouls and 60 turnovers.

Read more about the Bolingbrook vs. Homewood-Flossmoor game from the Southtown Star.  

John & Deb Blumenstein January 18, 2013 at 03:21 PM
Melissa, I think this is a streak that goes back to a lost to Sandburg (In OT) back in 2005 just prior to them going to playoffs. I maybe wrong, is the only SWSC loss under Coach Smith. The Lady Raiders revenged that loss in elite 8 Game which they went on to get 4th place after a lost to Bartlett in final four and to who else Whitney Young in the 3rd place game. Good luck Lady Raiders for the rest of the Year.
Melissa Sersland January 18, 2013 at 03:29 PM
I didn't know that! Thanks for pointing it out!

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