Tuesday, Mar 05 2013 10:32 PM

Local report: Scott leads the way as Jam defeats Texas


Forward Mike Scott scored 22 points and grabbed 12 rebounds, including seven on offense, to lead the Bakersfield Jam to a 117-108 victory Tuesday over the Texas Legends at the Dignity Health Event Center.

Forward James Nunnally scored 18 points and guard Jerel McNeal added 17 for the Jam (25-11), which trailed 54-52 at halftime.

Guard Justin Dentmon led Texas (17-21) with 25 points and backcourt mate Christian Eyenga added 24 points. Both players were 8-of-16 from the field, and 8-of-8 from the free throw line.

The Jam's next game is at Erie (Pa.) on Saturday.

JC women's tennis

VENTURA -- Bakersfield College's Jackie Griffin and Leah Stewart each swept their singles and doubles matches but the Renegades still were not able to overcome host Ventura College, which edged the Renegades 5-4 in a Western State Conference match.

The Renegades (5-3) host Glendale College on Thursday.

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