Walker Bbkb vs. Madison Prep: Jalen Cook

Walker High's Jalen Cook (10) poured in a game-high 31 points, including nine 3-pointers, to help the Wildcats to a 65-52 win at Central.

CENTRAL - Walker High bounced back from three-point district loss behind the hot hand of senior point guard Jalen Cook en route to a 65-52 victory Friday over Central in District 4-5A play.

Walker (21-8, 1-2) snapped a rare two-game losing streak in district play with a 29-14 outburst in the first quarter and built a 47-31 halftime lead.

Cook scored 31 points, while junior forward Brian Thomas added 17.

Central outscored Walker 21-18 in the second half.

Walker finished with a total of 12 3-point baskets, including two from Kedric Brown and one Warren Young Jr.

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