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Blue Jays end skid with 71-54 win at Williston

The Blue Jays win sees them split the season series against the Coyotes.

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Jamestown's Caydann Cox goes up for a layup against Bismarck on Feb. 3, 2022, in Jerry Meyer Arena.
John M. Steiner / The Jamestown Sun

The Jamestown Blue Jays boys basketball team made the trip to Williston looking to put an end to their losing streak on Feb. 18. The Blue Jays sprinted out of the gate, taking a 44-24 lead into the half on their way to a 71-54 win over the Coyotes.

The Blue Jays (7-11) have now split the season series against the Coyotes (4-14) after the Coyotes got a 63-61 win on Jan. 7.

After the Jimmies came out of half slowly, head coach Jacoby Lloyd was happy with how they responded.

“We were shooting the ball and moving it well,” Lloyd said. “We had a lull to start the second half but our senior leadership stepped up and we were able to withstand their runs.”

The Blue Jays were led by Adam Kallenbach’s 23 points, with six made threes.

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The Coyotes leading scorer was Isiah St. Romain with 22 points.

The Blue Jays are back in action at 3 p.m. on Saturday, Feb. 18, when they take on Watford City. The Coyotes return to the court at 7:15 p.m. on Tuesday, Feb. 22, to take on Watford City.

JHS 71, WHS 54

JHS: 44 27–71

WHS: 24 33–54

Points leaders:

JHS: Adam Kallenbach 23, Noah Meissner 16, Ryan Larson 11, Caydann Cox 9, Dalton Lamp 8, Luke Van Berkom 4

WHS: Isiah St. Romain 22, Malaki Sik 10, Kadin Finders 7, Austin Baumer 5, Jacob Wilt 5, Jayden Smith 4, Jayden Williams 4

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Total stats:

JHS: 26 FGs, 5-8 FTs, 8 fouls, 3-pointers: Kallenbach 6, Meissner 4, Lamp 2, Larson, Cox

WHS: 23 FGs, 5-7 FTs, 11 fouls, 3-pointers: Sik 2, St. Romain, Baumer, Finders, Wilt

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