The Lady Kings (3-3) went 1-1 against the Falcons (1-5) this weekend in Juneau. The Lady Kings beat them twice when they played in Ketchikan earlier in the season.
The Lady Kings lost on Friday night 48-44, ending their 25 game winning streak against the Falcons. They haven’t lost a game against them since 2015. They ended up winning Saturday night 45-38, with sophomore Shaelyn Mendoza leading the Lady King’s with 17 points.
Senior Captain Nadire Zhuta said they had to make adjustments after Friday nights game, being more patient with the ball on the offensive side and more aggressive on the defensive side.
“On Saturday night I felt that we communicated better and that we were more patient with the ball,” said Zhuta.“On the defensive side we were working and flying around for rebounds and loose balls.”
The Lady Kings will face Juneau Douglas this weekend for their last home games of the season.