Local Sports Journal

Defense and a quick start led to a victory for the Mona Shores girls basketball team Friday night, as they defeated Grand Rapids Kenowa Hills 53-26 to earn at least a share of the OK Black Conference title.

The Sailors jumped out to 11-2 lead after the first quarter and led after three quarters 44-19.

Amy Gillings led the Sailors with 17 points.  Jasmyn Walker added 14 points and nine rebounds, while Jordan Walker had seven points and seven rebounds.

Nicole Berry led the Knights with 16 points.