Get ready for a hardwood showdown in the Windy City as the high-flying Warren Township Blue Devils (16-1) fly into town to take on the gritty Kenwood Broncos (10-4) in a non-conference battle this Friday. With both teams riding hot streaks and boasting talented rosters, this clash promises to be a thriller that basketball fans won’t want to miss.
What it is: Illinois High School basketball
Matchup: Warren Township Blue Devils vs Kenwood Broncos
Time: Sunday, January 7, at 5:30pM ET
Game Type: home non-conference
Locations: Chicago, IL
Live Stream: Watch here
The Blue Devils, led by the dynamic scoring duo of senior guard Alex Daniels and junior forward Jaxson Davis, are a force to be reckoned with. Daniels’s lethal three-point shooting and Davis’s relentless drives to the basket have left defenses scrambling all season long. Their coach, Ryan Ball, has instilled a fast-paced offense and aggressive defense that makes Warren Township a matchup nightmare for any opponent.
But the Broncos are no pushovers, especially on their home court. Senior center Aleks Alston anchors the paint with his imposing presence, while junior guard Isaiah Smith provides a sparkplug of energy and hustle. Coach Darnell Harris has his squad playing disciplined, team-oriented ball, and they’re not afraid to grind out wins when necessary.
The stakes may not be high in terms of conference standings, but both teams have plenty to play for. Warren Township, fresh off a dominant win over Kenwood in the Proviso West tournament, wants to cement their status as a state title contender. Meanwhile, the Broncos are looking to prove they can hang with the elite teams in Illinois after a late-season surge.