Wichita East bests Lawrence 58-43 for 6A title

WICHITA, Kan. (AP) — Junior forward Xavier Kelly scored 22 points and grabbed 10 rebounds as Wichita East beat Lawrence 58-43 on Saturday in the Class 6A championship.

Senior guard Zach Jackson, a University of Nebraska-Omaha signee, added 23 points and three assists for Wichita East (24-1).

East had a 25-10 edge at halftime and finished with 15 offensive rebounds. Lawrence shot 30 percent from the field and 23 percent from 3-point range.

Anthony Bonner and Justin Roberts led the Lions (23-2) with a team-high 18 points apiece.

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