Prairiland Boys hold off Dekalb for first district win in basketball

Prairiland Patriot LogoCoach Jeremy Thomas was pleased with the performance of his varsity boys against Dekalb.
“[It's a] Difficult place to play,” he said. “[We] Overcame poor shooting from the floor and ft line.”
The win gave the Patriots their first district win on the season. A win that coach Thomas called “a much needed win.” Prairiland is now 10-6 overall and 1-1 in District 15-2A.
Prairiland   15   9    12    11 – 47

Dekalb         8  12   12    13 – 45


Conner Skidmore 6

Jeremy Hunter 2

Blake Upchurch 8

Josh Harrison 4

David Murdock 23

Jordan Harrison 4

David Murdock had 17 rebounds, 2 blocks

Chase Reynolds had 5 assist

Josh harrison had 8 rebounds and 3 steals
By: Greg Higgins, eParisExtra
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