Douglas boys lose two games |

Douglas boys lose two games

Staff Reports

A late comeback on Saturday afternoon fell short for the Douglas High boys basketball team in its 56-50 defeat against Hug in Reno.

Douglas (2-4 Sierra League, 2-9 overall) rallied from 15 points down in the fourth quarter, only to run out of time in the Northern 4A crossover contest. Hug (2-4 High Desert League, 4-5 overall) scored 19 unanswered points over the third and fourth quarters to turn a 32-27 deficit into a 46-32 lead.

Douglas ended the game on a 16-5 run, however, the Tigers were unable to pull any closer than five points. Earlier, the lead changed hands six times in the second and third quarters. Douglas led 21-20 at halftime and Hug led 35-32 after three quarters.

Jason Gray shot 3-for-6 from 3-point range and finished with 13 points to lead the Tigers. Josh Carillo and Chase Jackson added nine and eight points respectively.

Douglas shot 9-for-16 from the free throw line and turned the ball over 23 times.


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Senior center Tommy Challis scored 21 points to help the defending region tournament champion Reno Huskies to a crossover win Friday night at home against Douglas.

Austin Clutts and Ian Ozolins scored 12 points each to lead Douglas offensively. Clutts shot 4-for-7 from beyond the arc, including two shots in the second quarter that brought the Tigers to within 25-20.

Reno (5-0 league, 9-3 overall) led 36-24 at halftime.

Douglas returns to action today against Lodi, Calif. (5-6 overall), at the Torrey Pines Holiday Classic in San Diego. The game is set for 9:05 p.m. at Sage Creek High School.


Douglas opens at the SoCal Holiday Prep Classic in San Diego today against the Yosemite Badgers (Oakhurst, Calif.). The game starts at 8 p.m. at El Capitan High School.

Douglas (2-4 league, 4-7 overall) lost to Reno, 66-23, and bested Hug, 55-36. No stats were available.