The Skyhawks had to play THREE halves of basketball on Wednesday to get the victory over Madison with a 90-87 double overtime victory to go to 5-0 for the season. The WolfPack gave the Skyhawks more than they wanted as they were up 4 at the half 35-31 and then built that to double digits with 10 minutes left in the game. Then the Skyhawks answered behind the shooting of Isaiah Box and Devin Johnson and the battle was on! But it was the WolfPack that had the last chance to win, both in regulation and at the end of the first overtime, but the Skyhawks defense came through with big stops and the game went to a second overtime! The Skyhawks took the lead to start the second overtime on two A.J. Sharp free throws and never gave it back on their way to the 3 point victory. Leading the way for Sauk Valley was Isaiah Box with 27 pts and three other Skyhawks were in double figures; Malcolm Mabry with 12pts., and Devin Johnson and Sean Chislom each had 11.The Skyhawks had a season high 24 assists led by A.J. Sharp with 9.
The Skyhawks travel to Malcolm X on Saturday for a 3:00 tip against the Hawks. Go Skyhawks!
- 7:30 p.m.
- W 90-87