Hononegah proves 'haters' wrong with East Summer League title

ROCKFORD, Ill. (WIFR) Hononegah capped off the East Summer League with a 62-57 win over Jefferson in the championship game on Tuesday night.

Chris Akelaitis and Trent DeVries led the Indians with 22 points and 20 respectively.

Following the win, the senior forward felt really good about proving the doubters wrong.

"Haters gonna hate so we've got to prove them wrong and we did just that," said Akelaitis. "It's going to give us a lot of confidence and we can't wait for the season."