Homewood-Flossmoor vs Bolingbrook LIVE High School Boys Basketball Friday 1/12/2024
Sparks are set to fly tonight as the undefeated Homewood-Flossmoor Vikings (15-1) take on the spirited Bolingbrook Raiders (14-3) in a highly anticipated varsity boys basketball matchup. Tip-off at Bolingbrook High School promises a clash of titans, with both teams boasting impressive records and fierce hometown pride.
What it is: Varsity Boys Basketball
Matchup: Homewood-Flossmoor Vikings and Bolingbrook Raiders
Game Type: Home conference
Time: Friday, Jan 12, 2024, 6:00 PM (Local Time)
Locations: Bolingbrook High School – IL
Home Team: Bolingbrook Raiders 14-3
Away Team: Homewood-Flossmoor Vikings 15-1
Live Stream: Watch here
The Vikings, ranked #40 in the nation and #1 in Illinois, enter the game riding a dominant wave. Their lone loss this season came in a nail-biting overtime thriller against national powerhouse St. John’s. Led by the electric scoring duo of senior guard Brandon Phillips and junior forward Michael Johnson, the Vikings are known for their fast-paced offense and suffocating defense.
However, the Raiders are no pushovers, especially on their home court. They boast a strong 14-3 record and possess a deep roster brimming with talent. Senior guard Anthony Jones spearheads the attack with his smooth shooting and ball-handling skills, while underclassmen like center Thomas Smith and forward David Garcia provide energy and hustle on both ends of the floor. The Raiders will be hungry to rewrite history, having lost their last encounter with the Vikings 68-61 a year ago.
The stage is set for a classic rivalry showdown. The Vikings, aiming to maintain their undefeated streak and solidify their top ranking, will face a determined Raiders squad playing with home advantage and a hunger for revenge. Expect a high-scoring affair with plenty of athleticism, defensive intensity, and passionate play from both teams.