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Thompson excited about Hubs’ experience, depth

Posted: Monday, Nov 19th, 2012

Jake Ryan goes up for a lay up in the Hubs’ Purple/White Scrimmage on Friday in the RTHS Gymnasium. (Photo by Eric Chalus)

ROCHELLE — The Rochelle Township High School boys basketball team jump started its season Friday evening with its traditional Purple/White scrimmage, and although both teams showed many encouraging signs throughout the evening, head varsity coach Tim Thompson said Friday night was not exactly a season preview, but more an opportunity to shake the rust off.

“I don’t think the Purple/White ever gives you a true interpretation of anything we have been working on. It just gives us a chance to play in front of our family and friends, kind of ease the kids into competition,” Thomspon explained. “We practiced for an hour and a half before the scrimmage so we were pretty leg-weary out there, but we are really going to let loose in the L-P tournament.”

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