Arave scores 28 in two games as KHS falls
KINGMAN - The Kingman High girls basketball team dropped a pair of games last week to Bullhead City Mohave and Surprise Willow Canyon.
The Bulldogs lost to Mohave 37-35 Thursday despite the best efforts of Rachel Arave, who had 17 points to lead KHS (4-19).
"I can't say enough about this bunch, they didn't give up and left it on the court," KHS coach Danny Gonzalez said. "Rachel Arave played huge and showed consistency the whole game."
Mohave led 10-9 at the end of the first quarter, but KHS came back to tie it at 18 at halftime.
Taylor Reed added 10 points while Alison Owen had six points and Stephanie Goulart chipped in two points.
The Lady Bulldogs fell Friday night to Surprise Valley Vista 60-29. Arave led KHS with a double-double scoring 11 points while grabbing 12 rebounds.
"Rachel Arave continued to show that she can play with anyone," Gonzalez said.
Valley Vista jumped to a 14-9 lead at the end of the first quarter, and extended the lead to 30-16 at halftime and 44-22 heading into the fourth quarter.
Paige Cardiff added six points for the Lady Bulldogs while Reed had four and Owen chipped in three points. Berenice Alvarado and Heather Weninger each had two and Goulart rounded out the scoring with one.
The Lady Bulldogs will have their final home game of the year 7 p.m. tonight where the team will honor its only senior Alvarado. KHS will close out the season Friday at Prescott.