DME Sports Academy Prep Orange defended their home court with a win over TSA 85-71 Monday afternoon.

Prep Orange started the game, fighting neck to neck with TSA and ended the first half down five points 36-31.

Coming into the second half, Damien Marquez scored 16 of his 26 points in the second, along with 6 rebounds. Ralph Fabius finished with a double-double performance 19 points and 12 rebounds. Maxime Egouy contributed 10 points, 12 rebounds, and 2 blocks.

DME played with great poise and patience, finding their teammates on the floor. Jeshaun added 11 assists to the stat book this game.

DME suited up ready to make a statement after losing to TSA two weeks ago at home. Martial Gras also had a phenomenal game scoring 3 three-pointers in the last five minutes, extending the lead from 3 to a 12 point lead. Gras finished with 19 points and 3 rebounds.

“This game was a great team effort and confidence booster for our next game against IMG Academy,” Coach Bernie expressed after the game.

Prep Orange prepares to take the road to Bradenton, FL against IMG Academy. DME has won 3 out of the 4 games they have played in the last two weeks and looks forward to bettering their record against IMG. The game starts at 6:00 pm, followed by DME National at 7:30 pm.