The JB Hoops National girls team is alone in first place of the Prague Division Pool A after winning a battle of 2-0 teams from MCW Starz 2020/2021 Kia, 42-38, Thursday at the Nike Tournament of Champions in Chicago.
Rachael Rose, Lauren Charlton and Cecelia Collins all scored in double figures for JB Hoops, which overcame a 26-20 halftime deficit by limiting the Massachusetts-based team to five second-half field goals.
Rose finished with 17 points, including nine in the second half.
Collins, who had five points in the second half, and Charlton finished with 10 points each.
Charlton and Collins had two 3-pointers each while Rose made one.
JB Hoops shot 6-for-8 from the foul line in the second half. Clair Marion made both of her attempts, Rose was 3-for-4 and Lindsey Welsh was 1-for-2.