The Douglas boys basketball team closed out one of the toughest portions of its schedule Monday night, finishing its fifth game in seven days with a hard-fought 71-67 win at Reno High School.
"We just gritted it out," Douglas coach Corey Thacker said. "They beat us in every quarter except the third and they outscored us 27-26 in the fourth.
"It's a compliment to everyone for doing a great job in the third, because they made it stick."
Indeed, Douglas went into halftime trailing by three, but roared back to take a five point lead heading into the final quarter. …