The James Clemens boys basketball team is riding a 2 game area win streak into the Area 8 tournament next week. On Tuesday, the Jets defeated Florence (ranked #4 in 7A) at home 65-52. Cameron Harris led all scorers with 18 while AJ McGinnis added 16 and Deacon Goldman 12. On Friday, 1/25, the Jets defeated rival Bob Jones 50-48. AJ McGinnis sunk the winning free throws in a tie ball game with 15 seconds left and the Jets held on defensively as time expired. McGinnis finished with 17 points and Garrett Hicks finished with 11.
The Jets are seeded 3rd in the Area 8 Tournament and will play Austin in Florence next week.