The Arabia Mountain Lady Rams used a 10-0 run, second-quarter run to pull away from the Lakeside Lady Vikings to a 45-29 victory to win the program’s first DCSD Junior Varsity Girls’ Basketball Championships to kick off Championship Saturday at Cedar Grove Middle School.

Leading 10-8 after Lakeside’s Ximena Garcia hit a basket to open the second quarter, the Rams behind six points by Lauren Randolph with assists from Kennedy Binns. Sydney Bunkley had a steal and a pair of baskets in the run as well to help extend the lead to 20-8 with 4:34 left in the first half.

Binns layup to end the half supplied the Rams with a 26-14 advantage at the break.

Jamila Ra-Hasim hit a three pointer and another jumper to give Arabia a 32-16 advantage with 3:33 to play in the third quarter.

Lakeside’s Diamond Jackson (10) and Arabia Mountain’s Kennedy Binns jockey for rebounding position. (Photo by Mark Brock)

Brieyona Johniken had five points all from the free-throw line in the final 2:14 to keep Lakeside within 38-23.

Arabia hit for only seven points in the final quarter, five from the free-throw line, while the Vikings had just six, four from Diamond Jackson.

Ra-Hashim hit for 15 points to lead Arabia Mountain which finished the season undefeated at 16-0. Randolph added 10 points for the Rams while Tournament MVP Kennedy Binns had eight points and nine rebounds.

Diamond Jackson had 13 points to lead Lakeside which finished 10-1 on the year.