The Juanita girls basketball team earned a win over Mercer Island on Friday night. The Lady Rebels won 51-31.
The game started off with a seven points tie at the end of the first quarter, but Juanita quickly expanded their lead, scoring nine points in the second quarter, while holding the Islanders to just two points.
In the second half, things speeded up, with Juanita scoring 16 points, while Mercer Island hit 14. In the final minutes of the match, the Rebels scored 19 points, and Mercer Island had eight.
Kate Cryderman had 18 points during the game for the Rebels, with Molly Grager hitting 12. Mikayla Jones had nine overall, with Bre Carter hitting five. Winnie Levitt scored three points, followed by Shannon Brink and McKenzie Waltar both scoring two.
For the Islanders, Savanna Reid had the team high with 11 points, while Ari Moscatel and Renae Tessem each scored six. Carly Andersen, Brooke Behrbaum, Suri Johnson and Jamie Mounger all scored two points.
The next night, in a make up game, the Islanders beat Sammamish 57-39.