JV/Frosh Roundup: Freshman boys stay undefeated

The Douglas High freshman boys' basketball team piled up an undefeated record through the first month of the season, capping it off with an impressive run through the State Farm Holiday Classic at the end of December.

The Tigers topped Galena 57-35, beat Hug 57-43, topped Fallon 60-43 and beat rival Carson in the championship game 51-40.

Jory Scott was named the tournament MVP while Matt Williams and Kameron VanWinkle were named to the all-tournament team.

The Tigers also opened league play last week with a 78-48 win over Damonte Ranch.

Douglas' roster includes Williams, Van Winkle, Scott, Vince Cargill, Christian Neilander, Chris Downs, Brett Parks, Theo Denson, Matt Thomas, Ben Reed, Cody Lommori and Aaron Allen.

The Tigers are coached by Rollin Smokey and Cody Pete.

The Douglas High junior varsity girls' basketball team prevailed in a defensive struggle against North Valleys 38-33 Friday to improve to 11-3 overall and 2-0 in league play on the year.

The Tigers overcame five 3-pointers from the Panthers and Megan Michitarian and Briana Rutherdale each came up with big steals down the stretch to clinch the win.

Ne'Jae Jackson scored 11 points and had eight steals to lead the Tigers while Rutherdale had eight points and 10 rebounds.

Edna Meza and Nikki Hamzik each had six points while Meza hauled in eight rebounds.

Susie White had two assists, two steals and four rebounds to go with four points and CJ Baumgartner had two rebounds.

The Douglas High freshman girls' basketball team continued its strong start with a 38-17 win over North Valleys Friday night.

The Tiger defense dominated from the start, allowing only four first-half points.

Douglas got balanced scoring on offense as Jackie Harper and Carly McCullough each had seven points. Megan King and Alex Laing each finished with six.

Kathleen Salazar had five, Brianne Burnside had three and Natalie Freitas and Sophie Wilson each had two.

Douglas improved to 14-2 overall and 3-0 in league play with the win.


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