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Wildcats hoops wins thriller at East View

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Elgin High School boys varsity basketball senior guard Nathen Lewis (1) knocks down a three-pointer Friday, Dec. 15 during the Wildcats’ 50-44 road victory at Manor New Tech High School. Photo by Andrew Salmi

GEORGETOWN — The Elgin High School boys varsity basketball team started 5A-District 23 play with a bang Thursday, Dec. 21 as the Wildcats won 56-54 in thrilling fashion on the road against the Patriots of Georgetown East View High School.Senior Nathen Lewis was the hero for this Wildcats squad as his layup in the final seconds was the game-winner, giving Elgin a pivotal victory to start district play.“Right there towards the end, Nate made some real crucial rebounds, wasn’t able to finish it, but at the end of the game he finished it when it counted,” said Wildcats Head Coach ...

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