The DAR varsity boys defeated the North Jackson Chiefs 65-50 in Class 4A Area 14 play last Tuesday in Grant. Both teams are 1-1 in area play. The DAR Lady Patriots suffered a tough loss by the score of 46-31 to drop to 0-2 in area play while North Jackson improved to 2-0.
DAR 65, N. Jackson 50
The Chiefs held a 13-11 lead at the end of the opening quarter and maintained a one point lead 28-27 at the half. The Patriots surged ahead in the 3rd quarter to take a 48-38 lead heading to the final eight minutes. T.J. Leonard scored 23 points to lead DAR followed by Koltyn Harbin with 17 and Nick Hardin with 10.
The Lady Patriots led 8-4 after the opening quarter and 12-7 at the half in a low-scoring contest. The teams were tied 22-22 at the end of three quarters before things got out of hand in the 4th for DAR. Tori Nickell led the Patriots with 10 points followed by Brianna Bolt with 9 and Ivy Carmack with 8.