Chargers denied in championship game of Portland tournament

Sierra Canyon, Calif., downs Kentridge 84-60

JaQuaya Miller and Jordyn Jenkins each scored 19 points in Kentridge’s 84-60 loss to Sierra Canyon, Calif., in the Platinum bracket championship game of the Portland Interscholastic League Holiday Classic on Saturday at Portland’s Franklin High School.

The loss was the first in 11 games this season for the state’s top-ranked Chargers, who were the defending tournament champions.

Miller collected 10 rebounds.

Jenkins scored 26 points and pulled down 12 rebounds as Kentridge bounced Beaverton, Ore.,. 66-52 in the semifinals on Friday.

Miller had 14 points and 11 rebounds for Kentridge

On Thursday, Miller scored 21 points and Jenkins had 17 as Kentridge defeated McNary of Keizer, Ore., 72-48 in the tournament.

Kentridge shot 53 percent in the win over the Celtics.

The University of Washington-bound Miller grabbed nine rebounds, distributed three assists and made three steals.

Hana McVicker and Dayla Ballena each scored 11 points for the Chargers.

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