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Lady Jags Top Royals

The Lady Royals (12-3) stumbled on the road at Central (9-7) on Friday night, 44-36. A slow start stymied the Royals as Central jumped out to a 14-8 lead in the first quarter. The Jags’ connected on three 3 pointers in the first. Jay would out-score the Jaguars in the second quarter to pull within 5 at halftime.

“We got outplayed and out-coached,” head coach Jorey Diamond stated. “Central wanted it more and they deserved the win.”

Central would extend their lead in the third quarter, outscoring Jay 12-5. Down 31-19 at the start of the fourth, the Lady Royals did stage a rally, scoring 17 in the last quarter of play, but it wouldn’t be enough as Central made the most of their free throw attempts. The Jags went 9/15 from the charity stripe.

JHS 8 7 4 17-36

CHS 14 5 12 13-44

(A. Nelson 3, C. Baker 8, A. Bodiford 3, P. Hawthorne 12, K. Gilbreath 3, M. Grimes 7)

Posted by on Jan 13 2023. Filed under Central, High School, Jay, Local, Sports, Top News. You can follow any responses to this entry through the RSS 2.0. You can leave a response or trackback to this entry

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