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2018-19 Varsity Basketball Team

2018-19 Varsity Basketball Team


  • 23 wins
  • 7th 20-win season in 8 years.
  • Undefeated in February
  • 10 game win streak at end of regular season
  • Went 10-1 in the last 11 games
  • Went 12-2 in the last 14 games
  • Ridgewood Shootout Winner vs. Ridgewood
  • Crete Monee Shootout Winner vs. #24 Thornwood
  • Bob Hambric Shootout Winner vs. #15 Leo
  • Dekalb Shootout Winner vs. #12 Homewood Flossmoor
  • End of the Regular Season Ranking - #18 Chicago Tribune, #23 Sun-times, #22 NBC Preps Sports
  • Beat 7 team that were ranked in the area/state and won 20 games
  • Essam Hamwi scored his 1000th pt vs. Evanston
  • High point game of the season – 33pts – Fil Bulatovic vs. Marshall
  • High rebound game of the season – 14 – John Gardiner vs. Marshall
  • High assist game of the season – 8 – Tyler Houck vs. Niles North and Essam Hamwi vs. Willowbrook
  • Highest Player Performance Grade – +39 – Essam Hamwi vs. Crane
  • Highest Team Performance Grade was a +107 vs. Vernon Hills
  • Highest Team Game Goals achieved was 11/12 vs. #15 Leo
  • Essam Hamwi  set a new Maine South career 3pters. made record with 198
  • Essam Hamwi and Dan Crane were All-Tourney at Lyons Thanksgiving Tourney
  • Fil Bulatovic was Most Valuable Player of the Game at DeKalb Shootout vs. #12 HF
  • Essam Hamwi and Fil Bulatovic All-Conference for CSL South
  • Fil Bulatovic was All-Area Honorable Mention for the Sun-times.
  • Essam Hamwi and Fil Bulatovic were selected to the Voyager Newspaper All-Star Game
  • Ranked in 3 polls this year: CSN Preps, Chicago Tribune, Chicago Suntimes.
  • Kavin Wattanayuth won our CSL Sportsmanship Award
  • Fil Bulatovic was named 1st Team All-Area Pioneer Press
  • Fil Bulatovic was named IBCA Special Mention All-State