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.

Varsity Boys

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.

Varsity Girls

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.

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