As the Thanksgiving holiday loomed, the Tigers took the court versus a familiar opponent, the Davidson Academy Bears. Starting hot, the Tigers led by the perimeter shooting of Harry Stahl ('27), jumped to a first quarter lead on the Bears 13-2. The next three quarters the Bears clawed their way back into the game and took the lead in the 3rd quarter with a heavy scoring barrage; outscoring the Tigers 23-12. At the final horn, the Tigers fell to the Davidson Academy Bears 37-57. The Tigers were led in scoring by Akil Radford ('26) and Stahl with 13 and 9 points on the evening. Our next matchup will be Wednesday, November 29th on the road versus Antioch HS.
The USN JV Boys Basketball team took the home court for their first game of the season during hall of fame week. Antioch High School was the opponent for the evening and the Tigers were excited to take the court. The bears took an early lead on the Tigers and never trailed throughout the game. The Tigers worked diligently to close the 12 point first quarter margin, but were unable to gain any significant ground until the fourth quarter. While the Tigers competed hard in front of friends and family, the Antioch Bears were able to execute with greater ease. The Tigers fell to 22-32 and showed great resilience and promise out scoring the Bears in the fourth quarter 10-6. The Tigers next matchup will be their first road game at Hume-Fogg magnet school on Friday, November 17th.
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