West Orange basketball gets back on track with win against Olympia | Observer Preps
The Warriors ended a five-game skid with their 64-58 victory January 18 against the rival Titans.
| 9:45 a.m. January 19, 2018
WINTER GARDEN A five-game losing streak for the West Orange Warriors — of which, three were decided by five points or fewer — came to a close January 18 with the Warriors' 64-58 rivalry win over Olympia.
"It's a confidence-builder for us," West Orange head coach Eric Jones said afterward. "We felt like we'd been playing really well and just coming up short."
Two-sport standout Darrell Harding led the way for the Warriors (8-9) with a double-double, scoring 18 points to pair with 11 rebounds.
"He's been a rebound-machine," Jones said of Harding. "He's been a fantastic player for us."
Jordan Grant scored 17 for Olympia (10-8), which has dropped a pair of games after a five-game winning streak. Mykarri Hodges (14 points) and Markel Hudson (11 points) also finished in double-figures.
Troy signee K.J. Simon weighed in with 17 points for the Warriors.