For the third time this season, Lake Forest High School got the best of Highland Park.
The Scouts (27-2) eliminated HP from the postseason with a 53-32 decision in a Class 4A regional title game at Mundelein High School on March 6.
The Giants end the 2014-15 campaign with a 20-8 record.
Meanwhile, the Scouts will take on Evanston on March 11 (7:30 p.m.) in a sectional semifinal game at Waukegan.
Game Balls: Evan Boudreaux (Lake Forest), Noah Karras (Lake Forest), David Sachs (Highland Park)
Stat Leaders: Boudreaux (23 points, 14 rebounds, 2 blocks), Karras (11 points), Sachs (13 points), LF’s Jack Traynor (8 assists), HP’s Hallvard Lundevall (5 points, 5 rebounds)
Notable: LF held HP scoreless from 4:06 mark of first quarter to the 1:57 mark of second quarter. … LF led 20-10 at half and then produced a 13-0 run at the start of third quarter.
Sound Bites: “Our guys did an outstanding job of defending and keeping their composure (after leading 9-8 following one quarter),” said Lake Forest head coach Phil LaScala.
“Boudreaux and Karras get a lot of recognition, but Lake Forest has a lot of very good players,” said Highland Park head coach Paul Harris.