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12/9/2012 6:00:00 AM
KHS girls lose first game

Rodney Haas
Miner Sports Reporter

The Kingman High girls basketball team knew they couldn't keep their remarkable start to the 2012-13 season going, that at some point they were going to face adversity.

That adversity finally came Friday at the Pepsi Holiday Tournament in Flagstaff in the form of Chandler Valley Christian, which was the No. 2 seed in last year's State Division III Tournament.

"We finished really hard, but it didn't go according to our plan," said KHS coach Danny Gonzalez. "That's the way things go."

A day after the KHS won by 73 points in an 81-8 romp over Laveen Cesar Chavez, the Lady Bulldogs fell 52-50 to Valley Christian.

"The girls worked hard," Gonzalez said. "We were still going at it and maybe another 15 seconds, who knows? We were definitely playing better in the fourth quarter."

KHS jumped to a 19-12 lead after the first quarter, but the Trojans cut the lead to 27-23 at halftime before outscoring the Lady Bulldogs 19-9 in the third quarter for a 42-35 edge.

Kingman bounced back in the fourth with 15 points, but it was too little too late for KHS.

"We are not upset about the loss," Gonzalez said, then amended the statement. "The girls were upset that it happened. But that's what we come to these tournaments for. We expect to run into some problems."

Desirae Gonzalez led Kingman with a double-double of 20 points and 14 rebounds while Taylor Reed had 15 points.

Thursday against Chavez, Reed scored 25 points while Alison Owen had a double-double of 15 points and 10 assists. Stephanie Goulart added 17 points and Desirae Gonzalez had 13 points and eight rebounds.

KHS also took advantage of Chavez's 52 turnovers as they took an 27-3 lead after the first quarter. The Lady Bulldogs outscored Chavez 41-1 over the second and third quarters to take a 65-4 lead into the fourth quarter.

The Lady Bulldogs (6-1) closed out the tournament Saturday against Grand Canyon.

The road is expected get tougher for Kingman this week as they face three teams that made the state tournament last year, beginning Tuesday when the Lady Bulldogs host Avondale Westview, which was the No. 9 seed in last year's Division I tournament.

"That's why I'm glad we went up against a strong team (Friday). Now we know what to expect," Gonzalez said.

KHS will host Division II playoff team Prescott Thursday and before traveling to Flagstaff on Friday.

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Kingman High snapped a four-game skid Saturday with a 67-40 win over Buckeye Verrado to close out the Desert Edge Scorpion Classic Tournament in Surprise.

Jerron Anthony led KHS with 16 points and 10 rebounds as the Bulldogs jumped to a 21-12 lead after the first quarter and increased it to 35-23 at halftime. They led 49-30 at the end of the third quarter.

Rod Gilleo added 15 points and nine rebounds in the win.

The Bulldogs fell 51-47 to Glendale Cactus on Friday and 65-45 to Tolleson on Thursday.

The Bulldogs (3-4) will travel to Avondale Westview on Tuesday and Prescott on Thursday before returning home to face Flagstaff on Friday.

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