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Kyannah Cole Scores a Game-High of 16 points for the Jaguars

Capital High girls all even at 2-2 following Monday night loss to visiting Kirtland Central, with junior Kyannah Cole scoring a game-high 16 for the Jaguars

Capital opens in the Al Armendariz tournament Thursday

Arnie Leshin

By ARNIE LESHIN, Santa Fe Today

The Capital High girl’s basketball team heads into the Al Armendariz tournament that it hosts with a 2-2 record after Monday night’s 68-40 setback to visiting Kirtland Central in non district play.

Junior Kyannah Cole was the lone Jaguar in double figures with 16 points, while junior teammate Miranda Cole scored eight. First-year head coach Darren Casados’ team trailed 20-10 after one quarter, but the halftime score increased to 40-21 and Kirtland Central (1-1) led 54-25 after three quarters.

The Broncos had lost their opener, 54-46, to Piedra Vista. They were led by 14 points from Candice Paterson.

Capital lost its season-opener, 52-30, to Pojoaque Valley, but then turned in back-to-back wins over Bernalillo (42-35) and Taos (59-54). The Jags open their tournament against Mesa Vista in a 5 p.m. scheduled start Thursday

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