Jr. Owls defeat Jr. Pirates 46-32

The Drew Central Junior Pirates returned to action on Friday night, February 5 hosting the Junior Owls of McGehee.

McGehee got out to a 7-4 lead after the firs quarter of play with Drew Central coming back to out score McGehee 12-10 in the second quarter to finish the half trailing by one point, 17-16.

McGehee opened their lead in the third quarter after holding the Junior Pirates to three points in the quarter, outscoring Drew Central 16-3 in the quarter to take a 33-19 into the fourth quarter.

The Junior Pirates played McGehee even in the fourth quarter 13-13 with McGehee taking the contest 46-32.

Leading the way for the Junior Pirates was Torian Struggs with 11 points followed by Tromond Miller and Alex Preddy with five points each. Tra’Bennett Fuller, Blake Gibson, and Jase Watt each scored three. Eli Hampton rounded out the scoring with two points.

The Junior Pirates will next travel to Dumas to participate in the District Tournament. Game times and opponents will be announced in the coming days with the tournament scheduled to begin on Saturday, Feb. 13 and will continue through Friday, Feb. 19.

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