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High School Basketball

Confidence and control on the court

WAYLAND — Jaleel Bell  was under control. The game had been buzzing around him at chaotic speeds, but with five minutes left against Waltham High Tuesday night, he slowed everything to a halt.

From the top of the key, he coolly dribbled toward the rim, bounced off of a defender’s foul, and double-clutched to hang in the air before sinking a one-handed 12-footer in the lane. The shot pushed Wayland High’s lead to double digits, forcing Waltham to call a timeout.

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