Mens Varsity Basketball
|Durham Academy Upper School||71|
Voyager Vikings basketball team struggled at both ends of the court in a tough home loss to crosstown rival Durham Academy in their last game before the Thanksgiving holiday.
After trailing 18-9 at the end of the first quarter, the Vikings rallied to close the gap to 24-20 by the middle of the second quarter. The rally fell short, however, as Durham Academy went on an 11-4 run to take a 35-24 lead.
Durham Academy's lead continued to grow in the second half due to the Vikings' failure to make shots, turnovers, and poor defense. The fatal combination allowed the Cavaliers to put the game out of reach as they went on to a 71-47 victory.
Taleik Pratt led Voyager in scoring with 18 points. Michael Boadu had 12 points, and Blake Buchanan added 10 points to go with team highs in rebounds (11) and assists (4).