Colorado High School Basketball - Jefferson Academy tipped by Atlas Preparatory SchoolMarch 2, 2021: Colorado Springs, CO 80916
In Tuesday's non-league match, the host Atlas Preparatory School Gryphons basketball team scored a tight 48-42 triumph over the Jefferson Academy Jaguars.
In their next game, the Gryphons meet the Colorado Springs Christian Lions (Colorado Springs, CO) in a non-league match, on Wednesday, March 3. Atlas Preparatory School will attempt to move on its 8-2 season record. The Lions enter the match with a 8-3 record after their 58-48 league loss to Manitou Springs (Manitou Springs, CO).
With the defeat, Jefferson Academy moves to 3-9 on the year. The Jaguars travel to Faith Christian (Arvada, CO) to meet the Eagles in a 3A Metro match on Thursday, March 4. The Eagles enter the match with a record of 7-3. Faith Christian won 66-20 in their recent league match against Peak to Peak (Lafayette, CO)
First Quarter Score: Jefferson Academy Jaguars 16 - Atlas Prep Gryphons 11
Half Time Score: Atlas 25 - JA 24; The home team from Colorado Springs, Atlas Prep outscores the visiting JA Jags (14-8).
Third Quarter Summary: Gryphons 44 - Jaguars 33; Atlas opens up an 11 point lead going into the final period outscoring JA by 10 in the third (19-9).
Final Score: Atlas Prep Gryphons 48 - Jefferson Academy Jaguars 42; JA gets within 2 and 3 points several times in the final quarter, but falls short as they win the 4th quarter (9-4).