Led by senior tri-captain Jayme heading a pressing defense, Darrow Women's Basketball earned a 37-17 victory over visiting PDS in D's House. Jayme scored 2 points, had a nice assist and made 3 steals, while keeping the PDS player off balance all day with strong pressure defense. Junior forwards Crystal and Tyler combined for 31 points (16 and 15 respectively) to lead the Darrow scoring. Crystal had an incredible 14 steals along with 9 rebounds, while Tyler had 11 rebounds, 3 steal and 2 sharp assists. Junior guard Meredith partnered with Jayme in leading the strong defensive effort. Junior center Leah anchored the back end of the press, had a nice basket and combined with Jayme to set up freshman Sakina for her first Darrow basket on her birthday, no less. Sakina also had 5 rebounds and completed a steal. Junior forward Naomi played strong minutes off the bench, while freshman center Emelia provided vital minutes in relief of Leah in the paint.
Darrow traveled to PDS yesterday and found early success, leading by 5 at halftime. Leo's '18 strong play off the bench was a highlight. Unfortunately, we could not make a basket consistently in the 2nd half, and ended up losing 44-40. It was a hard fought game.
Jared '20, 11 points, 4 rebounds, 4 assists, 1 block
Robert '18, 9 points, 1 rebound *Darrow career high
Michael '18, 9 points, 20 rebounds, 7 blocks
Henry '18, 6 points, 4 rebounds, 5 assists, 2 blocks
Leo '18, 5 points, 1 rebound
Vincent '18, 1 rebound
Jack '21, 3 rebounds
Darrow Women's Basketball traveled to Poughkeepsie to open the 2018 portion of their season, dropping a 51-29 decision to the 2-time defending league champions. Junior guard Crystal notched 17 points, including 3 3-pointers, 7 rebounds and 7 steals to lead Darrow. Senior guard Jayme played a strong game as the primary point guard and added 4 points and a nifty assist. Junior forward Tyler scored 8 points and pulled down 9 rebounds to lead Darrow in that category. First year Sakina had 3 rebounds, an assist and a steal. Junior Naomi played tremendous defense and had a sweet assist as she earned expanded PT in upcoming games. Darrow hosts PDS at D's House in its next game.
It was a hard fought and exciting game that saw Darrow maintain a lead until the last 90 seconds when a player from Oakwood caught fire and hit 3 contested 3-pointers to seal our loss, 47-52.
Jared '20, 19 pts, 6 rebounds, 3 assists
Michael '18, 13 pts, 15 rebounds, 1 assist
Henry '18, 9 pts, 2 rebounds
Luke '18, 4 pts, 8 rebounds (1st Darrow pts, 1st Darrow start)
Robert '18, 2pts, 2 rebounds, 2 assists
Jack '21, 1st Darrow minutes 3 rebounds
Postponed due to weather. Makeup date pending.