First published in the Dec. 29 print issue of the Outlook Valley Sun.
The La Cañada High School varsity girls’ basketball team defeated visiting Burbank, 43-34, in its LCHS New Year’s Ball Tournament opener on Monday.
Sophomore Jennifer Musso racked up 12 points, five steals, three assists and one rebound while senior Mia Oakley-Stilson registered 10 points, four steals, three boards, two assists and one block, and junior Andrianna Pitsos finished with nine points, four rebounds and one steal.
Junior Isabella Chividjian tallied five points and two steals, and junior Talia Miyamoto scored three points with one steal and one board. Freshman Madison Hunt produced two points, one steal, one assist and one rebound, freshman Emma Sengul had two points and two boards, and senior Niloofar Sahimi collected two rebounds.
The Spartans (7-5 overall) finish hosting their tournament today and will visit Louisville High in Woodland Hills for a nonleague game on Tuesday, Jan. 3, at 6 p.m.
The Wolves toppled previously undefeated Notre Dame High of Sherman Oaks, 71-52, in their New Year’s Ball Tournament opener at La Cañada High School on Monday.
Senior captain Ashley Chea posted a double-double with a game-high 35 points, including five 3-pointers, 12 rebounds, five steals, four assists and one block while freshman Maddie Smith racked up 24 points, four blocks, four boards, three steals and one assist.
Freshman Akemi Fu tallied six points, five rebounds, two assists and one block while junior captain Izzie Chan finished with two points, one board and one assist. Junior Kassidy Huie recorded two steals, two boards and one block, freshman Pressley Huie collected three rebounds and one block, sophomore Gigi Mastras registered one board and one assist, and junior Catherine Baldocchi had one rebound.
Flintridge Prep (13-1 overall, 3-0 in league) finishes competing in the LCHS tournament today and will visit Village Christian High of Sun Valley for a nonleague game on Wednesday, Jan. 11, at 7 p.m.
FLINTRIDGE SACRED HEART
The Tologs have been idle since defeating host Pasadena Poly in a tournament game on Dec. 10.
FSHA (6-7 overall) will finish competing in the Fight for the Height Tournament this week before opening Angelus League action at Louisville High in Woodland Hills on Thursday, Jan. 5, at 6 p.m.