Averitt’s 31 paces Jenks in win over Muskogee
In the first game of 2021 Tuesday, junior Ben Averitt poured in 31 points to lead Jenks to a 65-47 win over Muskogee at the Frank Herald Fieldhouse.
The Trojans (4-3) were in control the majority of the game leading 16-7 after one quarter and 49-33 after three quarters.
The Roughers made a second-quarter run and cut the Jenks lead to 28-26 heading into halftime, but that would be as close as they would get.
The Trojans connected on three three-pointers and made 10 free throws on the night.
Following Averitt’s 31, junior Seth Wilkins added eight points of his own. Sophomore Gron Tata and juniors Cain Smith and Aiden Deken each had five points. Senior Carson Cooper had three points and sophomore Dylan Golightly, senior Albert Diarra and junior Jacob Simmons each had two points.
Overall, 10 players scored for Jenks and 14 players saw game action.
The Trojans were without junior forward Chase Martin and head coach Clay Martin. The Jenks coach has been battling COVID-19 and had to be hospitalized, but is now back home recovering.
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