SCALES' JUNIOR COLLEGE CAREER
SOPHOMORE (2003-04): Playing for coach Stephanie Smith at Cowley County CC, averaged 20.5 points, 3.1 rebounds and 2.7 assists a game for a team that went 23-9 ...earned a second team All-Region VI selection and an All-Jayhawk Conference First Team accolade...set school records for points in a game (42), field goals made in a game (17), field goals made in a season (255), three-point baskets made in a season (75), and points in a season (654).
FRESHMAN (2002-03): At Jefferson College in Missouri earned all-league first team selection...ranked 21st in the nation in scoring in junior college... averaged 20 points, six assists, five steals and four rebounds a game.
SCALES' HIGH SCHOOL CAREER
Four-year letterwinner at Topeka West... member of team that won State championship as a SOPHOMORE...earned All-State, all-league, all-5A classification and all-city honors as a JUNIOR...won 5A State championship in soccer...earned all-city, all-region and All-State in soccer...as a SENIOR earned All-State, all-league, all-5A classification and all-city honors...led team to State tournament...shares school record for single-game scoring performance with 42 points...school's career scoring leader (1,398 points)...MVP of Wichita All-State Tournament...McDonald's All-American candidate.
Ariana Kearen Scales...born 4-7-84 at Topeka, Kan...parents Charles and Utika...brothers Ryan and Charles Jr...sister Shabree...was third at nationals in 1997 in 800 meters clocking a time of 2:24...ran a 400 meter time of 59:46 at the age of 13...pursuing a degree in sports management.