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Big day for two Mountain View High seniors

Mountain View senior Destiny Slocum drives through meets Borah’s defense in the first round of the 5A state tournament Feb. 18, 2016, at the Ford Idaho Center in Nampa. Slocum played in the Jordan Brand Classic on Friday at the Barclays Center in New York.
Mountain View senior Destiny Slocum drives through meets Borah’s defense in the first round of the 5A state tournament Feb. 18, 2016, at the Ford Idaho Center in Nampa. Slocum played in the Jordan Brand Classic on Friday at the Barclays Center in New York. doswald@idahostatesman.com

Two Mountain View High senior athletes had an impact on the national stage Friday:

▪ Destiny Slocum started at point guard in the West’s 100-94 victory over the East in the Jordan Brand Classic on Friday at the Barclays Center in New York. Slocum, a Maryland signee, scored seven points with two rebounds, two assists and one steal in 20 minutes of playing time in the national all-star game.

▪ Adrian Jones won the boys 3,000-meter steeplechase at the Oregon Relays on Friday at Hayward Field in Eugene. Jones’ time of 9 minutes, 34.38 seconds is the fastest prep time in the nation this season, according to athletic.net.

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