JDHS Girls Top South Anchorage

    JDHS senior Gabbi George-Frank (22) is fouled by South's Abby Brandt (44) during the Crimson Bears 61-28 win over the Wolverines on Friday at JDHS. (Klas Stolpe)

    Juneau, Alaska (KINY) - The Juneau-Douglas High School: Yadaa.at Kalé girls basketball team defeated the visiting South Anchorage Wolverines 61-28 in the first game of their two-game series on Friday in the Crimson Bears den. The two teams play again at 2:45 p.m. Saturday.

      JDHS opened with a 12-6 first quarter advantage and put the game away with a pressing defense midway through the second quarter to lead 29-8 at the half. JDHS led 43-19 after three quarters.

      Senior Trinity Jackson and junior Skylar Tuckwood led the Crimson Bears with 12 points apiece. Senior Mackenzie Nichols and junior Ashley Laudert added nine points apiece, and junior Kiyara Miller five. Senior Rebekah Grube, junior Mariah Schauwecker and sophomore Mila Hargrave added four points each, and senior Gabbi George-Frank two.

    JDHS hit 14-19 at the charity stripe, South 8-16.

      Makaylen King led the Wolverines with 11 points. Olivia Heartwell added eight points, Isabela Costa da Silva six, Amelia Nowak two and Skylar Morris one.

      The JDHS girls improve to 13-6 overall and remain at 2-4 in the Southeast Conference. South is 5-12 OA and remains at 5-5 in the Cook Inlet Conference.

    Above - JDHS senior Trinity Jackson (12) scores as South's Olivia Heartwell (11) and Isabela Costa da Silva (32) defend during the Crimson Bears 61-28 win over the Wolverines on Friday at JDHS. The teams play again Saturday at 2:45 p.m. (Klas Stolpe)

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