SEATTLE — Playing on her future home court, Kristi Kingma scored 21 points, grabbed nine rebounds and had eight assists to lead the Jackson High School girls basketball team to a 65-62 victory over the Kentwood Conquerors Tuesday afternoon during the King Holiday Hoopfest at Hec Edmundson Pavilion.
Kingma, a University of Washington recruit, scored nine points in the final quarter for Jackson (13-1), which overcame a 12-point second-quarter deficit to win its 12 consecutive game. The senior guard scored the Timberwolves’ final four points, including the last two on a 16-foot fade-away jump shot with 25 seconds to go.
Erin Feeney scored 17 points for Jackson, matching her season high, and Ashley Bruns added 16.
Junior guard Lindsey Moore (27 points, five rebounds) led the way for Kentwood (12-4), which last season placed third at the Class 4A state tournament.
At Edmundson Pavilion
Kentwood: Genger 2, Moore 27, Thomson 6, Huerta 8, McGuire 6, Johnson 2, Wahlberg 7, Rider 4. Jackson: Bruns 16, Sam, Kingma 21, Feeney 17, Todd 9, Kirton 2. 3-point goals-Moore 2, Wahlberg 1, Huerta 1, Bruns 2, Kingma 1, Feeney 5, Todd 1. Records-Kentwood 12-4 overall. Jackson 13-1.