The Kimball High girls are on a winning streak to open their season, which includes the tournament championship at the Tony Contreras Stagg Delta Queen Classic this past weekend at Stagg High in Stockton.
Kimball freshman Raziya Potter was named tournament most valuable player and sophomore Donwanae Anthony was named to the all-tournament team.
The Jaguars (5-0) finished the tournament with a 57-46 win over Merced High in the championship game. Kimball overcame a 28-21 halftime deficit by dominating the third quarter and continuing to outscore Merced in the fourth. Potter scored 18 points for the Jaguars and sophomore Donwanae Anthony added 14.
The Jaguars seized the momentum early in their 61-44 win over McNair High in the second game the tournament on Friday. Kimball led 34-16 at the half and held steady for the rest of the game for the win. Potter led the Jaguars with 20 points and seniors Allison Schmidt and Sarah Nunes contributed 13 points each.
Kimball opened the tournament on Thursday with a 65-40 win over Stagg High. After a close first quarter the Jaguars outscored Stagg in the second quarter and kept up the momentum through the second half. Potter scored 18 points and Anthony added 11 points.
The Kimball sophomores took second place in the sophomore bracket at the Delta Queens Tournament on Saturday, finishing with a 28-27 loss to Stagg on Saturday in the championship game. Katie Jones scored nine points for the Jaguars and Alexis Holmes scored seven.
The Jaguars advanced to the championship game with their 52-24 win over Edison High. Kimball had a 28-11 lead at the half and continued to outscore Edison through the second half. Jones scored 16 points and Juby Dalman scored 11.
Kimball’s sophomores opened the tournament with a 65-0 win over McNair High. High scorer was Sabrina Zerbey with 18 points.
Lodi Christmas Tournament
The Millennium girls went 1-2 at the Lodi Christmas Tournament on Friday and Saturday. The Bear Creek High team beat the Falcons 67-21 in the consolation final on Saturday after the Bruins took a 34-5lead in the first half. Junior Ashley Hart, who made the all-tournament team, scored 17 points to lead the Falcons.
Millennium beat Elliot Christian of Lodi 42-38 in the second game on Saturday, with sophomore Amaya Salas leading the Falcons with 15 points and Drew Jimenez adding 10.
In the opening game on Friday, The Lodi High team consistently outscored the Falcons through all four quarter for a 70-26. Offensive leaders for Millennium were Salas with 10 points and Hart with nine.
West High’s girls won their final game of the Lodi Tournament 47-42 over Elliot Christian, putting the Wolf Pack at 1-2 for the tournament and 2-6 overall.
The Wolf Pack surged ahead in third quarter of Saturday’s game against Elliot Christian to get the win. Junior Taylor Herrera led the West offense with 16 points, and senior Kate Bell led the team on both side of the court on the way to the win.
West lost its second game of the tournament, 46-38 to Bear Creek High of Stockton. Seniors Sandy Barbosa and Kate Bell led the Wolf Pack with 10 points each.
West opened the tournament with a 33-18 loss to Manteca High. The game was close at first, with Manteca ahead 12-11 at the half, before the Buffaloes outscored West in the third and fourth quarters.