Mac shocks Ike, earns rare sweep
When was the last time MacArthur swept Eisenhower in basketball?
Well, no one quite knows the answer to that question. It’s been that long.
One thing is certain, though.
Mac coaches, players and fans are sure to not forgot 2019 after what transpired on Tuesday night. The Highlanders went to Ike’s “Eagles Nest” and beat them not once, but twice.
The girls opened the doubleheader with a 58-55 win, their first over the Lady Eagles in just under two years. The boys followed that up with a resounding 76-64 victory to cap off the sweep.
Here’s how it happened:
Late-game heroics lift Mac girls to upset
As Erin Henry stood at the free-throw line with just over 10 seconds remaining, she flashed back to a useful piece of advice given by her father.