Tigers lose twice in San Diego
Tre Jackson scored 15 points for the Douglas High boys basketball team in its 54-41 loss against Iolani (Honolulu) Tuesday night in opening round action of the Under Armour Holiday Classic in San Diego.
Iolani (6-3 overall), Hawaii’s defending Division I state champion, led 14-9 after one quarter and 29-14 at halftime in the Mayors Division contest played at La Jolla Country Day School.
Jackson shot 6-for-12 from the field (3-for-5 from 3-point range) to lead Douglas offensively. Josh Meza added seven points and four steals, while Ryan Barnes had six points and three assists. The Raiders were led by Hugh Hogland’s 20 points.
Douglas (3-8 overall) lost 59-47 Thursday night against Wasilla, Alaska. The Tigers were up 16-11 after one quarter, however, the Warriors came back to take a 30-29 halftime lead and 43-34 after three quarters.
Jackson scored 15 and Barnes 13 to lead the Tigers. Wasilla (3-1) was led by their backcourt tandem of 5-10 senior Kobe Brown and 6-2 sophomore Daniel Headdings with 18 points each. Brown was an all-state performer last season.