Kentridge girls wear Cascade crown

Boys: Chargers surprise Conks

  • Wednesday, January 24, 2018 8:59am
  • Sports

Reporter staff

JaQuaya Miller scored 21 points and Jordyn Jenkins had 18 as Kentridge clinched the North Puget Sound League Cascade Division girls basketball title with a 74-27 rout of Kentwood on the Chargers’ home court Tuesday night.

Kentridge, defending 4A state champion, built a 44-18 halftime lead and never looked back to improve to 13-0 in league, 17-2 overall.

Nicole Ajayi had seven points to lead the Conquerors (6-7, 9-10).

Dayla Ballena scored nine points and Morgan Gary contributed five points for Kentridge.

Last Friday, Kentridge went on the road to defeat Kentlake 50-38 behind Jenkins’ 21 points, Miller’s nine and Gary’s eight.

The Chargers complete the regular season Friday, hosting Kent-Meridian in a 7 p.m. game.

In boys’ action Tuesday, visiting Kentridge handed division champion Kentwood its first league loss, 65-46.

Jett Briceno led the Chargers (9-4, 14-5) with 22 points. Owen Paznokas had 13 and Tyler Cronk contributed nine.

D’Angelo Minnis’ 12 points paced the Conks (12-1, 15-4). Anjaylo Lloyd scored 10 points and Jahvonta Jones Jr. had 9.

More in Sports

Kent’s best dart to state

Royals’ McGeachy, Chargers’ Hines, Ford lead the way | PHOTOS

Ima Happy Cat prevails in $50,000 Seattle Stakes

Filly delivers 2½-length triumph over Bella Mia

Inaugural Slick Watts Classic 3on3 basketball tournament coming to Auburn

Aug. 18-19 outdoor hoops-fest continues tradition of the Jim Marsh event

TaylorMade and adidas capture Muckleshoot Casino Washington Open Pro-Am

PGA pro Ryan Benzel of Sahalee Country Club with TaylorMade sponsors Robert… Continue reading

Sprinters take center stage

Kentridge’s Hines sets pace as field revs up for district meet

Bella Mia Heads $50,000 Seattle Stakes

First of 29 stakes goes to the post Sunday

Barkley edges Mach One Rules in early meet showdown

5-year-old Kentucky-bred takes prep for the $50,000 Governor’s Stakes

Most Read