The Jena Giants were at home this week for two more district contests as the Caldwell Spartans came to town on Tuesday and the Buckeye Panthers came to town on Friday. The Giants came into the game with a 0-2 district record and 2-14 overall record. Caldwell came in with a 0-2 district record and a 13-8 overall record. Caldwell would make three threepoint shots as they would lead going into halftime 35-30. Junior Zy Hunter led the Giants with 10 first half points while freshman Zadrien Cooper had nine points in the first half. The Giants would fight hard to stay in the game in the second half as senior Adarian Richardson made two three-points shots in the second half. The Giants would come up short though as Caldwell would go on to win 62-54. In the game for the Giants Zy Hunter had 18 points, Zadrien Cooper 11 points, Adarian Richardson nine points, Xavier Brown eight points, Amare Jackson four points, Zac Brown two points and Blayne Shivers two points.
January 24, 2023
Jena Giants fight hard but lose to Caldwell 62-54