The Encinal Jets basketball team took down Head Royce of Oakland 67-53 on Martin Luther King Jr. Day to improve its record to 11-8 overall. The Jets won the non-league contest in a special holiday afternoon game on the road.
Both the Jets and the Jayhawks came out scorching hot on offense to start the contest. The two teams posted their highest point total of any quarter in the game in the first quarter. The Jets held onto a narrow 18-17 lead at the end of the first period.