JV Lady Broncos win basketball tournament _lowres

Photo provided by Patrick Jenkins -- Zachary High School’s junior varsity basketball squad was the overall tournament champion after defeating Donaldsonville twice Jan. 10. Celebrating the win are Lyndsey Mitchell, front; second row, from left, Kristina Brooks, Raya Haynes and Aylssa Turner; standing, Ke’Andre Sanders, Bryana Langford, Kenadi Johnson, Tamia Veal, Jamecia Profit, Lauryn Langley and Aleah Haynes.

Zachary High School’s junior varsity girls are the overall champions after defeating several area teams in a Jan. 10 junior varsity basketball tournament.

The JV Lady Broncos hosted visiting teams from Donaldsonville, Dutchtown and McKinley high schools to earn the tournament trophy.

The JV squad defeated Donaldsonville twice in a double-elimination format and won the championship game 57-21. Kristina Brooks earned 11 points; Raya Haynes scored 10; and Jamecia Profit and Bryana Langford each put up nine points.

The junior varsity team defeated Donaldsonville in an earlier game 53-26, with Profit earning 14 points, followed by Tamia Veal with eight and Kenadi Johnson, who had seven points in the win.

Zachary also defeated McKinley 24-22. Profit and Langford scored six points each followed by Johnson with five points.

The Zachary junior varsity team is set to host Denham Springs at 5:30 p.m. Friday.

On Tuesday, Zachary’s Lady Broncos host Broadmoor and invite all Northwestern Middle School students for NMS Night. Tipoff is at 5:30 p.m.