KINGMAN – The Kingman High School girls basketball team picked up its second straight victory Wednesday night with a 54-53 win at Parker.
“The girls just fought,” said Lady Bulldogs head coach Tony Kern. “They showed some grit.”
Kingman turned to its youth as freshman Tarase Marshall sank the game-winning basket with a few seconds remaining in the fourth quarter.
“Tarase hit a 3-pointer because Parker jammed up all my other shooters,” Kern said. “They jammed up Kearra (Tauta) and Sukwana (Quasula). They were focused on them. They saw Tarase, got it to her and she made a three.”
The Lady Broncs then called a timeout and it allowed the Lady Bulldogs to switch into man-to-man defense. The move paid off as Parker (3-5) couldn’t make a last-second shot to win the game.
The Lady Bulldogs (5-3) open 3A West Region action Jan. 5 on the road at Northwest Christian.
Kingman Academy 39, Trivium Prep 14
At Trivium Prep, the Kingman Academy girls basketball team ended a five-game losing streak Wednesday night with a 39-14 win over the Lady Crimson Knights (0-5, 0-1 2A West).
The Lady Tigers (2-5, 1-0) continue 2A West Region action Jan. 9 with a home game against Tonopah Valley (3-4).
Parker 56, Kingman 49
At Parker, the Kingman High School boys basketball team dropped a 56-49 loss Wednesday to the Broncs (3-5).
The Bulldogs (4-4) travel to Northwest Christian Jan. 5 to begin 3A West Region play.
Trivium Prep 64, Kingman Academy 39
At Trivium Prep, the Kingman Academy boys basketball team saw its two-game winning streak come to an end Wednesday night with a 64-39 loss to the Crimson Knights (4-2, 1-0 2A West).
The Tigers (2-7, 0-1) opened play at the Mohave Holiday Shoot Out Thursday and wrap up action Friday, followed by a 2A West Region contest Jan. 9 against Tonopah Valley (4-3).
Mohave 11, Kingman 0
At Mohave, the Kingman High School boys soccer team couldn’t pick up its first win of the season Wednesday night in an 11-0 setback to the Thunderbirds (4-0-1).
The Bulldogs (0-7, 0-2 3A Region 6) continue region play Jan. 10 with a home match against River Valley (2-1).
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