Rockhurst rides run to win over Jays
Saturday, February 19, 2011
The Jefferson City Jays trailed Rockhurst by seven points at the half, then the Hawklets opened the second half on a 9-0 run and cruised to a 62-46 win Friday.
Paul McMahon returned to the lineup for the Jays after missing Wednesday’s game against Miller Career Academy. He led the Jays with 17 points.
Jefferson City (10-13) trailed 18-8 after one quarter before outscoring Rockhurst (14-9) 16-13 in the second quarter to trail 31-24 at the half.
The Hawklets opened the third quarter on a 9-0 run and outscored the Jays 19-12 in the period to take a 50-36 lead into the final frame.
Brenden Jackson added 13 points for the Jays, while Jack Young finished with 11.
The Jays return to action at 7:15 Tuesday against Sedalia Smith-Cotton in the semifinals of the Class 5 District 9 Tournament at Fleming Fieldhouse. The Jays are the No. 2 seed, while the Tigers are seeded third.
Blair Oaks 74, Osage 51
KAISER — Brandon Moore led three Falcons in double figures as Blair Oaks downed the School of the Osage Indians 74-51 in Tri-County Conference action Friday night.
It was the 15th straight win for the Falcons (19-3), who are now 4-0 in the conference.