Feb 10, 2020 5:08 PM

JCHS basketball teams enter a busy stretch of the schedule

Posted Feb 10, 2020 5:08 PM

Junction City Blue Jay and Lady Jay basketball teams will play four games in eight days. This busy portion of the schedule begins with home games against Manhattan Tuesday night.

The Lady Jays and Blue Jays then play at Topeka West on Wednesday evening, at Highland Park Friday night and at Emporia next Monday evening.

The Topeka West and Emporia games are makeup contests from earlier cancellations due to inclement weather.

All of the JCHS basketball varsity games can be heard on 107.9 FM and 1420 KJCK AM.

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Blue Jays finish fifth and Lady Jays third in Centennial League Wrestling

Cameron Beasley at 138 pounds led the Junction City Blue Jays with a first place finish in the Centennial League Wresting Tournament in Emporia on Saturday.

According to coach Tyler Gonzalez Zach Petrusky finished second at 106 pounds while Isaiah Zinkan was second at 195 pounds. Patrick Foxworth captured third at 120 pounds, Zane Thornton third at 132, and CJ Neuman third at 152 pounds.

The Blue Jays finished fifth in the team competition with 102 points. Washburn Rural won the league title with 268 points.

In girls wrestling the Lady Jays were led by third place finishes by Zahirah Tanaka at 123 pounds, Brooke Swango 143, Aislynn Bailey 155 and Leilani Nuusila at 170 pounds.

Junction City finished third in the girls team competition with 42 points while Emporia captured first with 157 points.