The Taft junior varsity boys basketball team got a scare last Friday. Yet the Wildcats were able to breathe a sigh of relief after they defeated the South Rebels 36-33 in Bakersfield.
Taft held a 14-11 lead at the end of the first quarter and increased it after the third. However, South roared back by scoring 15 points but it was not enough.
Jamil Iakopo led Taft in scoring with 15.
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