Colorado High School Basketball - Jefferson Academy edged by Holy FamilyJanuary 31, 2012: Broomfield, CO 80020
The Jefferson Academy Jaguars basketball team (Broomfield, CO), was nudged 27-21 in Tuesday's league battle with the host Holy Family Tigers (Broomfield, CO)
The Tigers now possess a 10-4 record. They play next when they travel to Bishop Machebeuf for a 3A/2A Metropolitan battle on Friday, February 3. Holy Family will battle a Buffaloes team coming off a 86-77 league win over Peak to Peak (Lafayette, CO). The Buffaloes record now stands at 10-5.
The Jaguars now hold a 6-9 record. They take the field next when they host Kent Denver for a 3A/2A Metropolitan outing on Friday, February 3. Jefferson Academy will encounter a Sun Devils squad coming off a 61-55 league loss to Englewood (Englewood, CO). The Sun Devils record now stands at 5-9.
Holy Family scored early in the quarter to take a 8-6 lead after one.
Tight defensive battle that ended in a 1\2 court shot for the Tigers. At the half Holy Family 16 - Jefferson Academy 12
JA shut out Holy Family in the third quarter. Heading into the final period the score was tied at 16.
Fouls, missed shot opportunities, and key turnovers proved fatal for JA in the 4th. Holy Family played poised down the stretch to gain victory 27-21.