Posted On: 02/18/20 10:23 AM

Overcoming more turnovers than I'm sure he would have liked, Denmark coach Tyler Whitlock refocused his crew after a blistering 1st quarter between the two teams and held off a late charge from LaGrange Saturday with timely free-throw shooting to edge the Grangers 68-62 in a 4A opener in Alpharetta.

The Danes' size proved ultimately to be the difference maker as both teams fought through stretches where maintaining possession and poor shot selection were stalling them. Here are some players who stood out on the night:

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Joseph Scott (Denmark, 2021, 6-5, PF) - Scott has had some moments in the times I've seen Denmark this year, flashing the kind of elite potential others have remarked upon as well. Against the visiting Grangers he showed much of what he can do at both ends, both as a dominant rebounder and as a capable scorer, and not just in close, but showing an ability to step out and make it from distance to keep defenses honest. In finishing with 18 points, it was the kind of all-round performance that not only will garner

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