Basketball: Douglas boys stop Galena, Lady Tigers fall to Grizzlies
January 16, 2011
The Douglas boys’ basketball team never trailed in a 71-50 romp over league foe Galena Saturday night in Minden.
Douglas led by 28 points heading into the fourth and never let the Grizzlies get closer than 20 down the stretch.
Hunter Myers and Trevor Shaffer shared the team lead in scoring with 10 each, Garrett Getty had nine, Austin Neddenriep had eight, Connor Hughes, Nick Maestretti and Theo Denson each had six and Chris Downs had five in the win.
The Douglas girls’ basketball team watched its bid for a potential upset over powerhouse Galena evaporate in the second half Saturday night as the Grizzlies transformed a 20-14 halftime deficit into a 47-34 win.
The Tigers had held Galena standout Emily Burns scoreless in the first half and allowed only four first-half field goals, but the Grizzlies found their stride coming out for the second half.
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Galena outscored the Tigers 9-3 over the first four minutes of the third quarter to tie the game and followed that with a 12-0 run that put them in front for good.
Douglas got 10 points from Bri Burnside and eight each from Jackie Harper and Carly McCullough in the loss.
Taylor Schaller led the Grizzlies with 21 points and Burns put up 17 second-half points in the win.