SIMEON Goes DOWN TO THE WIRE in Sectional! Kejuan Clements is CLUTCH vs Marist! Full Highlights!
Nationally-ranked Simeon faced Marist (27-5) in the Illinois 4A Sectional finals at Thornton HS (Harvey, IL). Led by All-area senior point guard Morgan Taylor, Marist threw the first punch.
The RedHawks started the game 8-0. And Marist led by 9 as late as the fourth quarter, 41-32.
Marist out-shot and out-rebounded #1 Simeon but things turned in the late stretches of the game. Led by seniors Talen Horton-Tucker, Messiah Jones and junior Kejuan Clements, Simeon went on a huge 14-3 run late.
Simeon won 53-48. Next Simeon will face fellow Chicago Public League powerhouse Whitney Young HS in the Supersectional for a trip downstate.
Marist was led by senior Jack Ellison (14 points, 12 rebounds), David Daniels (12 points, nine rebounds) and Morgan Taylor (nine points).
Simeon was led by Talen Horton-Tucker (15 points), Messiah Jones (10 points) and Kejuan Clements (12 points) who scored 9 in the critical 4th.
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Check out these raw highlights from Chicago Simeon’s 2018 Illinois state tournament Sectional final win versus Marist at Thornton HS in Harvey, IL.
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