Jada Stinson has 14 pts Friday, Puerto Rico clinches Centrobasket Women’s Championship

Jada Stinson has 14 pts Friday, Puerto Rico clinches Centrobasket Women’s Championship
Arkansas State guard Jada Stinson had 25 pts Thursday as Puerto Rico starts 2-0 in the Centrobasket Women's Championship. (Source: FBPUR)

EL SALVADOR (KAIT) - A Red Wolf is shining on the international stage.

Arkansas State guard Jada Stinson had 14 points Friday as Puerto Rico routed El Salvador 75-33. The victory locked up a gold medal in the Centrobasket Women’s Championship. Stinson also had 3 rebounds and 2 assists.

Stinson dropped 25 points in 24 minutes Thursday night. Puerto Rico beat the Dominican Republic 99-90 in their second game of the tournament. Stinson also chipped in 4 steals, 3 rebounds, and 2 assists.

Stinson opened Centrobasket with a 16 point performance on Wednesday. Puerto Rico beat the US Virgin Islands 73-69. The Kentucky native also had 3 rebounds, 3 assists, and 1 steal.

Stinson earned a Puerto Rico national team nod after leading the Red Wolves in scoring and assists in the 2020-21 season. She averaged 12.6 points per game. Stinson shot 37.1 percent from the field and 30.4 percent from three-point range.

Puerto Rico is 3-0 in the Centrobasket Women’s Championship, they’ve clinched a spot in June’s FIBA Women’s AmeriCup in June. Their final game of Centrobasket is Saturday at 5:00pm vs. Costa Rica. You can watch Stinson here.

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