Whitney Young holds on against Fenwick to advance to Championship

Box Score

Whitney Young built a double-digit lead in the third quarter and held on for a 57-52 victory over Fenwick Friday night.  

Whitney Young advances to the 56th annual Proviso West Holiday Tournament championship game, which will tip-off Friday at 7:00 p.m. The Dolphins will take on Morgan Park for the title. 

The contest was close throughout the first half as the teams entered halftime with Fenwick up 28-27. Both teams held four point leads at one point in the first half.

Whitney Young dominated the third quarter as the Dolphins outscored the Friars 19-10. Fenwick pulled within 51-50 with 2:18 left in the game but Whitney Young scored four consecutive points and made two free throws to secure the win.

Whitney Young’s Lucas Williamson led all scorers with 25 points as he made five three-pointers. Javon Freeman finished with 11 points, five steals and two blocks. Xavier Castaneda was active with five points, 11 assists and four steals.

Jacob Keller (17 points) and Jamal Nixon (13 points) were in double figures for Fenwick. Keller had three steals and Nixon pulled down eight rebounds.

Fenwick will play for third place at 5:30 p.m. on Friday against Uplift. 

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