After trailing big in the first quarter the Blue Jays went on a 24-2 tear and never trailed again in the game. Head Coach Nick Perez credited the play by the defense for jump starting Junction City. He also credited the team’s enthusiasm. “We made a couple steals and long passes, Xavier Cason made some baskets, and kind of just got us going on defense.”
Cason finished with 11 points in the game while Devante King led the Blue Jays with 13 points.
Junction City will play at Salina Central Tuesday night.
In the girls varsity game Junction City held a two-point lead in the fourth quarter but then struggled to score down the stretch. Dodge City defeated the Lady Jays 43-36.
For Junction City Briona Jensen scored 11 points.
Junction City plays at Salina Central Tuesday night.