Junior Varsity Highlights
Friday, November 28
Whitman freshman Kevin Justice hit 16 of 19 shots from the floor to score
37 points and lead the
Missionary junior varsity to a 77-74 victory over the Eastern Oregon University junior varsity
in the opening round of the Red Apple Invitational basketball tournament, which was hosted
by Treasure Valley Community College in Ontario, Oregon.
Whitman JV 77,
Eastern Oregon University JV 74
Justice also had six rebounds and two assists. Teammate Tom Storey added 11 points and
seven rebounds, while freshman Rob Lambert contributed 13 points, seven rebounds and five
Saturday, November 29
The Whitman junior varsity fell behind 42-21 at halftime before bouncing back to grab a 63-
61 lead midway through the second half against the College of Eastern Utah in the second
round of the Red Apple Invitational basketball tournament in Ontario,
Oregon. But Eastern Utah,
which won its community college conference championship a year ago, mounted one final
surge to claim a 90-79 victory.
College of Eastern Utah 90, Whitman JV 79
Tom Storey led Whitman's second-half rally and finished with 21 points and 14 rebounds.
Freshman Kevin Justice added 21 points, four assists and three rebounds. Diallo Jackson
nailed three of five attempts from the 3-point line while scoring 19 points. Greg Durkin
scored 10 points and collared six rebounds.
Sunday, November 30
Treasure Valley, a perennial community college powerhouse, closed out its Red Apple
Invitational basketball tournament with a 91-48 drubbing of the Whitman junior varsity.
Treasure Valley Community College 91, Whitman JV 48
Whitman's Diallo Jackson hit five 3-pointers and paced the offense with 17 points. Kevin
Justice had 16 points, six rebounds and three assists.
Justice, who averaged 24.7 points in his three tournament games, was named to the tourney's
first team. Whitman's Tom Storey, who did not play in the tournament finale against Treasure
Valley, was named to the tournament's second team.