Hannah Patton of the Neelin Spartans moves the ball up court at the Java Jam tournament.
(TIM SMITH/BRANDON SUN)
Mackenzie Klump drained 28 points as Winnipeg’s John Taylor Collegiate dumped the host Crocus Plainsmen 63-47 at the Forbidden Flavours Java Jam varsity girls’ high school basketball tournament on Friday.
Stacey Shearer replied with 11 points for Crocus.
Meanwhile, the Neelin Spartans beat the Vincent Massey Vikings 52-42 behind 18 points from Kristine Ward and 10 from Paige Thomson.
In other action, the Virden Golden Bears defeated River East 66-51, while Alicia Phillips scored 30 as Garden City beat Garden Valley 81-57. Alicia Sawatsky scored 10 for Zodiacs.
Later, Garden Valley edged Crocus Plains by three points, 41-38. Stephanie Hunter led the Plainsmen with 18, while Lange Ginter scored eight for Garden Valley.
In junior varsity girls action, Swan Valley beat Neelin 54-22; Neepawa narrowly edged Virden 41-37; Kildonan East defeated Crocus 95-36; Virden beat Grandview 57-32; and Crocus Plains knocked off Neelin 79-16.
Action resumes today at 10 a.m. in the Crocus and Neelin gyms, while the junior varsity final takes place at 3:15 p.m. in the Crocus gym, followed by the varsity final at 5 p.m.
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Republished from the Brandon Sun print edition February 9, 2013