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Primed for a run, Jays clearing early hurdles

Primed for a run, Jays clearing early hurdles

December 26th, 2010 in News

Paul McMahon of the Jays heads for the basket while teammate Billy Brehe blocks out during Wednesday's game against Marquette at Fleming Fieldhouse.

Photo by Stephen Brooks

Two early season concerns have gone by the wayside, and now the Jefferson City Jays are in a great position for the start of the Mike Kehoe Great 8 Classic.

When the Jays kicked off their schedule, they were battling an injury bug and trying to get the players to mesh with some were coming from fall sports.

The Jays went 2-3 in the stretch, and now it's full speed ahead. And being in shape could be a key for the Classic, as the Jays will play three games in three days.