SEDALIA, Mo. — The Jefferson City Jays defeated the Sedalia Smith-Cotton Tigers 61-52 on Friday in ninth-grade basketball action.
Oretheus Pitts led the Jays with 16 points, Ian Jones scored 15 and Devin White added 10.
Jefferson City (8-1) will host Helias at 4:30 p.m. Tuesday.
The Jays won the B game 69-36 to improve to 3-2.
Steveon Dove led the Jays with 17 points. Marshaun Dye knocked down four of Jefferson City's 10 3-pointers to score 15 points. Trevin Myers and Kobe Sands scored 13 and 10 points, respectively.