Pickron, Wood show toughness in win over Bonner

Tyree Pickron (above) and Archbishop Wood came from behind to beat Bonner 62-44. (Photo: Josh Verlin/CoBL)


By Josh Verlin

Tyree Pickron has no qualms about sacrificing his body for the team.

The Archbishop Wood wing proved that in the fourth quarter of the Vikings’ game against Bonner-Prendergast on Friday night, when he took on two Friars defenders en route to the hoop, taking a hard fall as he got fouled.

After taking a few seconds to shake it off, he knocked down two foul shots — and then moments later found himself once again heading towards the bucket after a Bonner turnover. The 6-foot-3 junior didn’t hesitate to go up again, take contact again, and hit the floor again.

Whatever it takes.

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