Geneva’s size advantage too much for Rockford Jefferson

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Nate Navigato, asked the last time he was guarded by a 5-foot-8 defender, could only laugh and shake his head.

“That was different,” Geneva’s 6-7 senior said, “but he was with me the whole game. I probably should have posted him more.”

Size aside, Rockford Jefferson was indeed no pushover.

Navigato’s tie-breaking technical free throws sparked a decisive 11-0 fourth-quarter Geneva run as the Vikings rallied past Jefferson 63-54 in Wednesday’s Class 4A DeKalb Sectional semifinal.

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