Niles falls to Kalamazoo Central

KALAMAZOO — Visiting Niles got outscored 51-29 over the final three quarters as Kalamazoo Central defeated the Vikings 68-38 in a SMAC girls basketball game Tuesday night.

The Vikings (5-7) trailed 17-9 after one quarter of play, but were unable to keep up with the Maroon Giants over the next three quarters.

Niles trailed 33-16 at halftime and 46-26 heading into the fourth quarter.

Jazmin Brann led the Vikings with 15 points, while Emily Games added nine points.

Sadia Johnson led Kalamazoo Central and all scorers with 18 oints.

 

KALAMAZOO CENTRAL 68, NILES 38

At Kalamazoo

NILES 38

Taylor Gibson 4, Tegan Bays 0, Antomia Palmer 6, Maya Brookins 2, Alexis Preston 1, Emily Gaines 9, Jazmin Brann 15, LaJan Mitchell 3. TOTALS: 11 13-23 38.

KALAMAZOO CENTRAL 68

Markiela Woodson 6, Shamari Browning 4, Taylor Washington 3, Latrice Blanks 8, Sadia Johnson 18, Anasia Harris 2, Arunanae Harris 2, Aruanae Morgan 5, Arionna Allen 1, Talia Edmonds 3, Tasia Hayes 0, Toshanae Owens 15, Kiera Parkman 3.

TOTALS: 23 19-35 68.

 

Niles                            9          16       26       38

Kalamazoo Central    17       33       46       68

3-point baskets: Niles 1 (Mitchell 1), Kalamazoo Central 3 (Woodson 1, Blanks 1, Washington 1). Total fouls: Niles 25, Kalamazoo Central 19. Records: Kalamazoo Central 7-3, Niles 5-7.

 

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