Home-court advantage: Girls basketball team captains share friendship

From left, Newton High School girls basketball team captains DesiRay Kernal, Taylor Antonowich and Jada Berry recall stories from their childhoods. Wendy Nugent/Newton Now
By Wendy Nugent, Newton Now Jada Berry doesn’t mind having a target on her back. If fact, she enjoys it. “I feel like the biggest experience or biggest meaning was 13 and 0 last year,” Berry said about her Newton High School basketball career. “Winning our first 13 games. That was just really, really cool. At that point in the season, we were ranked No.


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