updated 9:08 PM CDT, Jul 7, 2017
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Chicago Orr Defeats Mt. Carmel 59-39 To Win Class 2A State Title

Chicago Orr defeated Mt. Carmel 59-39 to win the IHSA Class 2A state championship.

Orr jumped out to a 18-6 lead to open the game and Mt. Carmel was never able to challenge Orr from there.

Dannie Smith scored a game-high 19 points and 7 assists for Orr, with fellow junior Raekwon Drake scoring 17 points to go along with 4 blocked shots.

6’8 junior Jackson Marcotte led Mt. Carmel with 17 points.

Head coach Lou Adams joins a distinguished list of Chicago Public League coaches with a state title under his belt. The title is the first in any sport for Orr.