Posted On: 02/16/21 8:45 PM

The rivalry between Niles Notre Dame and St. Patrick didn’t have quite the feel that it usually does with limited fans, but after a slow start it was a fun second half where each team made runs.  In the end Niles Notre Dame took home the win 52-45.  Here are our thoughts in Niles Notre Dame vs St. Patrick: Top Performers!

 

Anthony Sayles Anthony Sayles 6'2" | PG Niles Notre Dame | 2021 State #167 Nation IL (Niles Notre Dame – 2021)

Sayles made all the difference for Notre Dame with his return after missing their loss to Mundelein on Saturday.  The top uncommitted prospect in the state did what he always does.  Brought toughness to the table getting the charity stripe early on to get things going for his team.  Made drives in the lane getting the defense to fly at his shot fakes then converting with runners.  Cuts well without the ball and was effective as a distributor making the simple plays throughout the night.  Connected on a key corner three late, but overall struggled with the jump shot.  That is the biggest area college coaches are tracking out of him this season.  Closed it out with a pair of free throws for 15 points in the win.  In

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