Boys Varsity Basketball Defeats the Tigers and Navigators Before Falling to the Eagles


Khloe Swanson

Sophomore Bhan Buom dunking against Lincoln North Star.

Alex Berry, Writer

The Lincoln Southwest boys varsity basketball team started off the week with a dominating 87-54 win over the Fremont Tigers on Tuesday Jan. 25. The Hawks followed up with a home game at Lincoln Southwest on Friday Jan. 28 against Lincoln North Star. The Hawks finished with a 63-58 win on Friday Jan. 28 to start the weekend. However, the streak ended after falling to the Omaha Central Eagles at home 57-51 on Saturday Jan. 29.


“We need to work on our defense mostly,” freshman Chuck Love said. “Rebounding will also need improvement for this weekend.” 


Love finished with 21 points and 5 rebounds from the 2 wins over the week.


“We need to work on our defense, specifically rebounding,” junior Lukas Helms said. “We need better discipline as a team”


Helms ended with 16 points and 3 rebounds through the 2 wins.


The Hawks were out rebounded 30-20 against Omaha Central.


The Hawks take on the Columbus Discoverers on Friday Feb. 4 at 7:30 p.m. at home.