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Boys basketball: Raekwon Drake leads Orr to sectional title with win over Uplift

Boys basketball: Raekwon Drake leads Orr to sectional title with win over Uplift

Orr sophomore Raekwon Drake may fly high, but he's flown under the radar so far in his young high school basketball career.

Drake, who is 6-foot-5 and has a 30-plus inch vertical, is driven to make a bigger name for himself, and he's using the state playoffs as his stage.

Drake scored 22 points, grabbed 11 rebounds and had much of the crowd on its feet with a handful of thunderous dunks to lead Orr to an 82-73 victory over defending Class 2A champion Uplift in the DePaul Prep Sectional championship.

The Spartans (20-3) will play Hales in Tuesday's Joliet Central Supersectional.

"I feel like I don't get enough respect," said Drake, who also had 23 points...

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