Simeon beats Orr for third straight city championship

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Talen Horton-Tucker drives into the lane against Orr in the Public League championship game Sunday at Chicago State. | Worsom Robinson/For the Sun-Times

Chicago high school basketball is about big, mythical moments. Statistics are fluid and unreliable, and no one is really keeping a proper record of anything. But the special moments live on, and the stories are handed down to each new generation of fans.Talen Horton-Tucker’s legend was established Sunday at Chicago State. The Simeon senior drained three consecutive three-pointers in the third quarter, then dished off a pretty behind-the-back pass to Messiah Jones.That burst turned a two-point lead into a nine-point lead, and the Wolverines never looked back on their way to a 69-59 victory against Orr in the city title game.For the full story, please click here to go to the Sun-Times High School Sports website.

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