Watkinson prevailed 84-29 over Darrow in a game in which all Ducks had playing time.
Michael '18 recorded 18 points and 16 boards (Double Double).
Robert '18 had 9 points and 4 assists.
Henry '18 scored 2 points.
Darrow Women's Basketball traveled to Washington CT to face Gunnery suffering its 1st loss of the season, 48-29. Darrow was unable to solve the aggressive press of the opponent in the first half, before stabilizing in the second half and played the host team fairly evenly. Junior forward Tyler was the leading scorer for Darrow, posting 19 points, including three 3-pointers, while snagging 10 rebounds. Junior forward Crystal added 8 points and 5 rebounds while making 8 steals as part of her excellent play on the defensive end. Senior guard Jayme played the entire game, leading the team at both ends of the floor. Junior center Leah had a nice basket in the second half and worked hard on defense against a significantly taller opponent for most of the night. Junior forward Naomi and sophomore guard Rianna played their first Darrow minutes, acquitting themselves well.
Darrow lost to NYMA, 15 - 62
Michael '18 scored 8 pts, 9 boards, 5 blocks 1 assist.
Charlie '21 netted his first 3 Darrow points.
Robert '18 dropped 2 points.
Heron '19 scored his first 2 Darrow points and had1 block.
Darrow Women's Basketball opened its season with a 31-19 victory against the Jesters of Emma Willard. Junior forward Tyler netted 15 points (including 4 3-pointers), pulled down 11 rebounds to lead Darrow in both categories. Junior guard Crystal scored 10 and had 11 rebounds to complete the pair of double doubles in the opener. Senior Jayme scored 6 points, 5 rebounds and 4 steals at the point guard position, while playing full court defense for the entire 32 minutes of the game. Junior guard Meredith made her first varsity start and acquitted herself well - drawing a tough defensive match up and managing to hold her own while adding a steal, an assist, a deflection and much toughness and poise. Junior Leah defended the paint on the defense and no EW player for which she was responsible scored in the game. Freshwomen Sakina and Emelia logged their first minutes: as the only available substitutes, they provided valuable relief for the starters, each newcomer had 2 rebounds during their time on the floor.
Darrow lost to FCA 51-33. Due to a sluggish start in the first half, the Ducks were down by 20 at halftime. We outscored FCA by 4 in the second half as our team began to come alive. Everyone had playing time, and the following highlights resulted:
Jared '20, 15 pts, 4 rebounds, 2 asts *Career high points*
Michael '18. 12 pts, 17 rebounds 1 ast *Double Double*
Henry '18, 2pts, technical foul in the first half
Robert '18, 2 pts *first Darrow basket*
Jaideep '21, 2pts *first Darrow basket*