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Douglas High's Connor Lyons drives to the hoop on Thursday while 6-foot-6 forward Nick Aibuedefe defends for Capital Christian during the 11th annual Wild West Shootout at Bishop Manogue. Capital Christian, the Sacramento area's top-ranked team, emerged with a 75-41 victory in the game. The Tigers also dropped a 72-28 decision on Wednesday against Bishop Gorman, a team listed No. 4 in the USA Today preseason national high school boys basketball rankings.
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Sparked by its balanced offense, the Douglas High boys basketball team rallied in the fourth quarter to defeat Reed 50-46 Friday afternoon during the 11th annual Wild West Shootout in Reno.

Alex Tessmann and Sam Broersma scored nine points each, while Jace Hart and Connor Lyons scored eight each to lead Douglas (2-2).



Coming off tournament losses against blue chip opponents — 72-28 on Wednesday against nationally ranked Bishop Gorman (Las Vegas) and 75-41 on Thursday against Capital Christian (Sacramento) — the Tigers rebounded against Reed.

The Tigers surged out front with their 18-13 run through the final quarter.



Ben Nolting scored seven points as he shot 5-for-5 from the free throw line. Lyons also shot 4-for-4 from the line and the Tigers shot 13-for-17 as a team.