High School Sports Roundup: Jan. 23
It was another busy night for area wrestling and basketball teams.
Dacula Places Second at Wildcat Rumble
The Dacula High wrestling team wrapped up their participation in the two-day Wildcat Rumble meet by finishing second overall. Leading after three rounds on Friday, Dacula placed eleven wrestlers in the semifinals. On Saturday, the Falcons won four of those matches and eventually two wrestlers, Tevin Timmons and Tommie Turner, went on to win the championship in their division.
Other Dacula wrestlers placing at the event were Nathan Oertley (4th), Brandon Bullock (2nd), Stephen Albrecht (3rd), Aaron Reynolds (3rd), Logan Williams (4th), Locklin Hinton (4th), Phillip Bowman (4th) and Sam Hurst (4th).
Split Results for Mill Creek
The Mill Creek wrestling team was also in action Saturday night. The Hawks defeated Andrews High School from North Carolina by a score of 72-6, and narrowly lost to Lumpkin High School by a score of 33-36.
Berkmar 57, Dacula 49
The boys had a disappointing night as they fell 49-57 to the Patriots. The loss drops their overall record to 9-9. Leading scorers for the Falcons were Xavier Okoro who had 17 points and an impressive 14 rebounds. Shay Agboola chipped in with 12 points and 3 rebounds.
Berkmar 64, Dacula 52
The Lady Falcons also fell short, losing by a score of 52-64. Khalea Wallace had an impressive overall game scoring 14 points, dishing out five assists and adding five steals. Megan Bush contributed nine points in the losing effort.
Dacula started slow and found themselves in a 10-0 hole to start the game, but the Lady Falcons fought back well, even leading at one point in the second quarter. The game was put out of reach however when the Lady Patriots went on a 11 point run early in the second half leaving Dacula with a 4-14 record.