BY EASTON LEONARD –
The Acorn Tigers hosted the Outlaws of Dierks Tuesday night, January 31st, at Acorn High School.
Dierks started the game off on an 11-4 run, forcing the Tigers to call a timeout with 4:36 left in the quarter. After the timeout, the Outlaws ended the first on a 13-4 run, to take a 24-8 lead into the second quarter. The Outlaws doubled their score in the second quarter as they outscored Acorn 24-6, to make the score 48-14 in favor of Dierks at halftime.
Jarrett Fox led the Outlaws with 22 points at halftime, as Zak Abbott led Acorn with 8 points.
Acorn allowed another 20 points to the Outlaws in the third, scoring only 12 points of their own, to make the score 68-26 going into the final quarter of play. The Tigers drained a few three pointers in the fourth, but ultimately fell short by 39 points, by a score of 74-35.
Jarrett Fox led Dierks with 28 points, while Strasner scored 14 points of his own, Turner 11, Woodruff 10, Cox 5, Pugh 4, and Sherck 2.
Zak Abbott led the Tigers with 8 points, as Leo Jacinto and Daniel Cottrell added on 4, Warren McPhearson, Jeb Willborg, Josh Swint, Dylyn Hayner, and Noah Stout 3 points, and Tyler Bates and Aaron Bissell 2.