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Douglas boys clinch playoff spot

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The Douglas Tigers clinched a postseason berth Friday night with a 59-47 Sierra League win against Wooster in Reno.

Tre Jackson scored 23 points to help Douglas (6-8, 7-16) pull away from Wooster (0-14, 2-23).

The Tigers are now assured of fourth-place in the Sierra League and a trip to Spanish Springs for an opening round game in the Northern 4A Region Tournament this coming Tuesday. Spanish Springs has already clinched the High Desert League championship.

Wooster led 11-10 after one quarter on Friday, however, the Tigers engaged on a 22-12 run through the second quarter to go up 32-23 at halftime. The Tigers extended their advantage to 43-29 at the end of three quarters.

Jackson shot 8-for-16 from the field and 6-for-8 from the free throw line to lead the Tigers offensively.

Ryan Barnes scored 14 points, including three 3-pointers. Josh Meza added seven points, while sophomore Josh Carillo had six points thanks to 2-for-2 shooting from beyond the 3-point arc.

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The Tigers made good on 17 of their 28 free throws.

Douglas closes out its regular season this week with a game on Tuesday at league-leading Galena and a Senior Night contest on Friday night against arch rival Carson at Randy Green Court.

BOYS STANDINGS

Sierra League

Galena 12-2 .857 –

Manogue 10-4 .714 2

Carson 10-4 .714 2

Douglas 6-8 .429 6

Damonte 3-11 .214 9

Wooster 0-14 .000 12

Feb. 3 scores:

Douglas 59, Wooster 47

Galena 58, Bishop Manogue 54

Carson 59, Damonte Ranch 53

High Desert League

Spanish Springs 14-0 1.000 –

Reno 11-3 .786 3

McQueen 6-8 .429 8

Reed 6-8 .429 8

Hug 4-10 .286 10

No. Valleys 2-12 .143 11

Feb. 3 scores:

McQueen 60, Reed 58

Reno 83, North Valleys 53

Spanish Springs 72, Hug 28