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.