Hoops season begins at DFC

Story and photos by Matt Decker
Assistant editor

The Medical Department Activity won the first basketball contest of Fort Leonard Wood’s 2017 intramural season Jan. 10, halting a late comeback attempt by the 5th Engineer Battalion for a 42-40 victory in Conference A action at Davidson Fitness Center.

“We’ve got to work on a lot of things, but overall we stuck together as a team at the end and we pulled out a (win),” said Armond Patterson, who led MEDDAC with 23 points.

Both teams started out cold, with neither scoring during the first three minutes of the contest. MEDDAC held a 22-17 lead at halftime, then extended its lead to 10 points on buckets by Patterson, Bruce Mayo and Brandon Stanley in the  early minutes of the second half.

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