East, Guilford best RPS bets in summer league tournament

East and Guilford finished up varsity summer league play at 5-3 and will open on opposite sides of the bracket in next week’s championship tournament.

The three-week “regular season” wrapped up Tuesday night at East High School. The E-Rabs lost to Belvidere North, 42-36, but then rebounded to edge Harlem, 36-34.

Guilford lost its first game to Hononegah, 47-47, but came back to beat Byron, 60-36.

Auburn finished the summer league at 4-4. The Knights also split Tuesday, losing to Dixon, 50-47, and then beating Boylan, 40-31.

Jefferson has to replace most of its starters from last season and struggled to a 2-6 record.

The summer tournament opens next Monday. East plays its opener at 6 p.m. in the main gym against Sycamore. If you want to watch future RPS players in action then 8 p.m. Monday is the best time. Guilford plays Winnebago in the East Field House on court one, Jefferson plays Belvidere North on court two and Auburn plays Freeport on court three.

Posted on 06.24.21