JD Sweeps Lady Kings

The Kayhi Lady Kings (12-9) were swept in two big rivalry games at Juneau Douglas Bears (6-16) 41-35 Friday and 50-40 Saturday.
The losses drop the Lady Kings into a tie for first in the region. Kayhi has the tie-breaker over JD thanks to two home wins by larger margins.
Both games were marked by large first half runs by the Bears. On Friday it was a 12-2 first half run that gave the Bears a 17-11 halftime lead. Saturday it was a 14-5 run that gave JD a 21-16 lead. Sophomore Nadire Zhuta kept Kayhi close hitting three of Kayhi’s four 3-pointers in the second quarter.
The Lady Kings trailed by as many as 8, but cut it to 4 with 4:12 left, however a turnover killed the rally. JD scored the next 4 points and put the game away.
Kayhi was outscored in transition both nights, 15-2 and 10-4.

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