2018-19 Varsity Scores/Recaps: 11-20-18 vs. Rich East W 61-32 (1-0, 0-0) Leading Scorer: Reggie Loury 14 Leading Rebounder: Andrew Veon 11 Leading Assists: Zach Vaia 5
11-21-18 vs. Morton W 69-63 (2-0, 0-0) Leading Scorer: Zach Vaia 31 Leading Rebounder: Charles Terry 8 Leading Assists: Zach Vaia 7
11-23-18 vs. Oak Park River Forest W 70-50 (3-0, 0-0) Leading Scorer: Andrew Veon 21 Leading Rebounder: Andrew Veon 11 Leading Assists: Zach Vaia 6
11-24-18 vs. Kenwood W 72-49 (4-0, 0-0) Leading Scorer: Patrick Hanley 25 Leading Rebounder: Andrew Veon 7 Leading Assists: Zach Vaia 6
11-30-18 vs. Bishop MacNamara W 77-45 (5-0, 1-0) Leading Scorer: Zach Vaia 21 Leading Rebounder: Andrew Veon 7 Leading Assists: Zach Vaia and Andrew Veon 4
12-1-18 vs. Lyons Township W 72-52 (6-0, 1-0) Leading Scorer: Andrew Veon 20 Leading Rebounder: Andrew Veon and Charles Terry 8 Leading Assists: Zach Vaia 9
12-4-18 vs. Aurora Central Catholic W 76-58 (7-0, 2-0) Leading Scorer: Zach Vaia 19 Leading Rebounder: Andrew Veon & Reggie Loury 8 Leading Assists: Ryan Cermak 8
12-7-18 vs. Chicago Christian W 59-46 (8-0, 3-0) Leading Scorer: Andrew Veon 17 Leading Rebounder: Charles Terry & Reggie Loury 5 Leading Assists: Zach Vaia 5
12-8-18 vs. Farragut L 54-44 (8-1, 3-0) Leading Scorer: Reggie Loury 15 Leading Rebounder: Andrew Veon 11 Leading Assists: Charles Terry 5
Bulldogs Lose to Farragut in Team Rose Shootout Win The Bulldogs (8-1, 3-0) couldn't hang on to a halftime lead and lost 54-44 to ranked Farragut. Reggie Loury led the Dogs with 15pts (5-8 3pt) and 6 rebounds. Andrew Veon added 11pts and 11 rebounds with Zach Vaia contributing 10 points. Bulldogs look ahead to a conference match up with IC this coming Friday.
Bulldogs Win First Road Test Against Chicago Christian The Bulldogs (8-0, 3-0) used a balanced scoring attack to beat Chicago Christian 59-46 to win their 8th straight game. Four Bulldogs were in double figures: Andrew Veon (17), Zach Vaia (11), Patrick Hanley (11), and Charles Terry (10). The Dogs face off with ranked Farragut Saturday, 12:30 at Mount Carmel High in the Team Rose Shootout.
Bulldogs Pick Up W vs ACC to Move to 7-0 The Bulldogs (7-0, 2-0) continue their excellent start to the season by beating ACC 76-58 to move to 7-0 on the year and 2-0 in the conference. Bulldogs were led by Zach Vaia with 19pts (5-8 3pt) 6 assists and 4 steal. Andrew Veon and Patrick Hanley were also in double figures with 14 and 13 respectively. The Dogs have their first conference road test this Friday at Chicago Christian.
Bulldogs Beat LT to Start 6-0! The Bulldogs (6-0, 1-0) proved to have too many weapons on Friday night as they topped crosstown foe LT 72-52 to win their 6th straight game to open the season. Ryan Cermak ignited the Dogs in the 1st quarter by draining three 3 pointers and finishing a perfect 4-4 for the game behind the arc. Charles Terry's (9pts, 8rbs) defensive intensity and activity on the offensive glass added to fire. Andrew Veon filled up the stat sheet posting 20pts, 8rbs & 4 assists. Patrick Hanley added 17pts (5-7 3pt). The Bulldogs have another busy week ahead as they play host to ACC on Tuesday, head out to Chicago Christian Friday, and take on a top 20 team in Farragut on Saturday at 12:30pm at Mount Carmel High School.
Bulldogs Top Bishop Mac for 5th Straight! The Bulldogs (5-0, 1-0) win their opening conference game 77-45 over Bishop Mac. A solid team defensive performance had the Bulldogs come away with 14 steals in the game. Zach Vaia led the Dogs with an efficient 21pt (7-11 FGs, 5-9 3pt) performance. Reggie Loury (13pts, 6rbs) and Andrew Veon (12pts, 7rbs) also contributed to the victory. Bulldogs take on crosstown rival LT at RB on Saturday at 5:30pm.
Bulldogs Win VandeMerkt Thanksgiving Classic Championship!! The Bulldogs (4-0) beat Kenwood 72-49 to win the 2018 VandeMerkt Thanksgiving Classic. The Dogs shot 14-27 from 3pt range and played great team defense to come out on top. The team had 4 players in double figure scoring with Patrick Hanley leading the way with 25pts (7-11 3pts). Andrew Veon (13pts), Zach Vaia (12pts) and Charles Terry (10pts) also contributed on the offensive end. The Bulldogs are off until the weekend home stand when they take on Bishop Mac Friday and LT on Saturday.
Bulldogs Topple #10 OPRF to Get to VandeMerkt Thanksgiving Classic Championship!! The Bulldogs (3-0) used an all-around team effort to defeat #10 OPRF 70-50 to come out on top of their pool and earn a chance to play for the championship of the VandeMerkt Thanksgiving Classic. The Dogs out rebounded the Huskies 39-20 as a team and shot 69% from 3pt range. The defense held the Huskies to 1-16 from 3pt range and 40% overall from the field. Andrew Veon had a double-double with 21pts, 11rbs and 4 assists. Zach Vaia finished with 14pts (4-5 3pt), 6 assists and 4 steals. Charles Terry was also in double figures with 11pts & 8rbs. The Bulldogs will play Kenwood for the championship on Saturday at 5pm at RB.
Bulldogs Drop Morton to Start 2-0 in VandeMerkt Thanksgiving Classic!! The Bulldogs (2-0) topped Morton 69-63 in a hard-fought battle to get their second win to start the season. Zach Vaia led the Bulldogs with 31pts (4-8 3pt, 7-7 FT) and 7 assists. Andrew Veon was active on the offensive and defensive end finishing with 17pts, 7rbs and 3 blocks. Ryan Cermak drew 3 charges that ignited the Bulldogs. The Dogs square up with OPRF Friday night at 5:00pm.
Bulldogs Open VandeMerkt Thanksgiving Classic with a Win!! Bulldogs start the season 1-0 as they beat Rich East 61-32 in their opening game of the VandeMerkt Classic. The Bulldogs jumped out to a fast start to begin the 2018-19 season as they opened up a 25-5 first quarter lead over Rich East and never looked back. Reggie Loury led the Bulldogs with 14pts going 3-3 from 3pt range. Sam Grivetti contributed with efficient minutes off the bench finishing with 10pts. Ryan Cermak added 9 rebounds while Andrew Veon also contributed by grabbing a game high 11 rebounds. Bulldogs will face Morton (0-1) on Wednesday in a 7:30 tip.
Successful Summer for the Bulldogs: The Varsity Bulldogs had a solid summer, participating in numerous different events, including: Addison Trail High School Shootout, Hoop Mountain Shootout at Batavia High School, Maine East Shootout, and the prestigious Morris Shootout at the end of June. The Riverside Brookfield Summer Shootout, the first weekend of June, and the RB Summer League on Monday and Wednesday Nights are two more events the Bulldogs hosted and participated in. Last, the Bulldogs participated in two college team camps at Marquette University and Bradley University. The Bulldogs finished 27-16 on the summer and it was a great way to blend the returning seniors with the upcoming juniors together. The basketball program has a lot of optimism looking toward the start of the season in November!