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Christian leads AAU hoops team to title

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Carson High point guard Ciarra Christian recently helped lead the Jam On it Basketball Academy to the AAU Pacific Regional Championship.

Christian’s last minute three-pointer helped clinch the championship for Jam On it and also earned her a place on the Pacific Regional all-tournament team.

Jam On It played seven games over the Memorial Day weekend to win the title. The team took the title from a field narrowed down to 14 teams determined in a qualifying round held the previous weekend in the Sacramento area.

Jam On It advanced to the National AAU Championships as the No. 1 seed from the Pacific Regional. The nationals will be held July 19-27 in Kansas City, Mo.

The team is coached by former University of Nevada basketball star Matt Williams. The team consists of:

Mackenzie Butler, Reno High; Christian; Amber Delany, McQueen; Shanea Evans, Manogue; Sarah Johnson, Reed; Brittany Moore, Reed; Maria Moore, Reed; Danielle Price, Loyalton, Calif.; Stacey Raits, Galena; and Jessica Welch, Spanish Springs.