Deja Conger had 20 points and Daijah Joe-Smith added 12 points and 16 rebounds as No. 9 Florin defeated No. 8 Kennedy 53-38 in a Metro Conference girls basketball game tonight at Florin.
The win moved third place Florin (19-5, 8-3) to within a game of second place Kennedy (17-7, 9-2).
In other games involving The Bee's Top 20 girls teams:
Jasmine Ware, playing her first game since injuring her knee Jan. 3, tallied 16 points and Zonyia Cormier 15 as top-ranked Sacramento coasted to another easy Metro win, this time 63-26 over Rosemont.
Alicia Gonzalez' 15 points helped keep Capital Valley Conference leader Christian Brothers unbeaten in league as the No. 10 Falcons defeated Oakmont 71-30.
No. 20 Colfax downed Center 40-32 in a Pioneer Valley League game.