Girls Basketball: Botkin, Henderickson Lead Kennedy Over Washington

By KCRG Sports

Cedar Rapids Washington's Colby Bjornsen takes a shot surrounded by Taylor Wagner (23), Jordan Holmes (11) and Stephanie Botkin (40) of Cedar Rapids Kennedy during the first half of a game at Washington High School in Cedar Rapids on Tuesday, February 5, 2013. (Cliff Jette/The Gazette-KCRG TV9)


By Grant Burkhardt

CEDAR RAPIDS, Iowa - Kennedy beat Washington and Xavier edged Jefferson on Tuesday night in girls basketball:


Stephanie Botkin scored 25 points and Paige Henderickson poured in 24 points to pace Cedar Rapids Kennedy to a 72-65 victory over Cedar Rapids Washington Tuesday night in a Mississippi Valley Conference game at Washington.

Jordon Holmes added 11 points for the Cougars who improved to 12-7 overall and 8-4. Dani Franklin scored 19 points while leading four players in double figures for the Warriors (14-6, 8-4).

Aleena Hobbs added 17 points and made two-3 pointers. Abby Herb and Madison Kramer each chipped in 10 points for Washington.


Kayla Armstrong scored a team-high 14 points to lead Xavier to a road victory over Jefferson.

Taylor Jacobson led all scorers for Jefferson with 17 points and Maddie Koolbeck pitched in with 14 points for the J-Hawks.

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