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Posted On: 09/26/15 8:00 PM

In our “First Person Grassroots Recap” series we take a look at how the travel team season went for one our state’s programs.

Here we speak with Joe Niego of Chicago Lockdown to discuss their 17U and 16U squads from this past spring and summer.

 

17U

Record:

33-13

Key Wins:

Young Legends, Eric Gordon's EG10, MOKAN. Wisconsin Playground. 

Overall thoughts on season:

Was a great year.  We got better individually and as a unit as the season went on.  33-13.  For a new group of players to come together, mesh, move the ball and play in unison as well as they did is a testament to their hard work and unselfishness.  Our success was predicated on our ability to play team ball on both ends of the floor, but especially on the defensive side.  If a team scored more than 45 points on us we didn't feel like we did the job even if it still resulted in wins.  Every game we wanted to set the standard for how hard that game will

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