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Basketball: Douglas boys take down Damonte

The Douglas boys basketball team capitalized on a solid first half Tuesday night to walk away with a 61-51 win at Damonte Ranch.

The win bumped Douglas to 5-1 in league play heading into a key matchup at home against defending regional champion Hug on Friday night (7 p.m.)

Douglas outscored Damonte 26-16 in the first half and never really let the Mustangs get much closer.

Hunter Myers and Pat Johnson each scored 17 points to lead the way for the Tigers. Johnson hit a pair of 3-pointers and Myers grabbed 18 rebounds to go with three blocks.

Joe Syammach added seven points, Michael Nolting had five, AJ Pfaffenberger, James Herrick and Jaden Wass each had four and Austin Evans had a 3-pointer in the win.