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November 27, 2013

Maidens wallop Westwood, 64-42; Kendrick gets 17

(Continued)

JACKSONVILLE —

Jacksonville led by as many as 23 points in the third quarter, but Westwood was able to peel off a 9-0 run to cut the margin to 16 points, 48-32, going into the last period of action.

Thanks to Canady's hot hand from afar, Jacksonville was able to close things out on solid footing.

Jacksonville out rebounded the Lady Panthers, 37-29, with Parson leading the way with nine.

The Maidens played a pretty clean game, committing just eight turnovers while forcing the visitors to surrender the rock 17 times.

The bulk of Westwood's points — 19 to be exact — came from the charity line as the Maiden defense held the Lady Panthers to 27-percent (10-of-37) from the field.

Westwood's Natali Muniz led all players with 22 points.

The Jacksonville girls are back in action at 6:45 p.m. Friday when they journey to Lovelady.

“We have a lot of games coming up,” Harris said. “We owe Lovelady a game Friday and we then have tournaments in Hawkins and Brownsboro in consecutive weekends.”

Jacksonville destroyed the Lady Panthers in the junior varsity contest, winning 50-18. Alycia Boykin knocked down 17 points for the Maidens while Nay Fuller and Madison Franklin tossed in nine apiece.

Jacksonville 64, Palestine Westwood 42

Westwood 10 8 14 10 — 42

Jacksonville 26 9 13 16 — 64

Westwood (1-5) — Mi'Kayla Benson, 10; Alexis Hatten, 7; Natali Munoz, 22; Kimmie Hutchinson, 3.

Jacksonville (4-1) — Jasmine Parson, 15; Tanna Ivey, 2; TaSheena Canady, 14; Aisha Griffin, 2; Jada Parson, 3; Inchantra Kendrick, 17; Monica Franklin, 7; Mireya Guitan, 3; Moquesha Robertson, 1; Maddy Mathis, 0.

Free Throws — W-19-27 (70.4%); J- 12-17 (70.6%).

3-Pointers — W- 3-8 (37.5%), Muniz (2); J- 7-14 (50%), Canady (4).

Rebounds — W- 29 (Benson, 11); J- 37 (Jasmne Parson, 9).

Turnovers — W- 17; J- 8.

Technical fouls — W- none; J-Coach Tony Harris.

Junior varsity — Jacksonville 50, Westwood 18.

Next game — Jacksonville at Lovelady, 6:45 p.m., Friday

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