East County Sports

Cougars control Chatsworth behind Tavizon’s 21



By Bill Dickens
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EL CAJON (12-27-15) — Things looked pretty good at the start for the Cougars as Steele Canyon streaked to a 16-4 lead in the first quarter of Monday’s (Dec. 28) opening round of the SoCal Holiday Prep Classic FIBA (Black Division) contest played at Valhalla High.


Chatsworth never pulled ahead as the Cougars dominated, claiming the 49-30 victory.


The Cougars, who clipped Chatsworth 49-30, were led by ASHLEY TAVIZON’s 21 points as Steele Canyon improved to 4-1.


Steele Canyon:  Ashley Tavizon 21, Jules Loibl 9, Kylie Minshew 5, Marianna Martinez 4, Reagan Jordan 4, Marie Estavillo 3, Mya Cross 2, Kortni Fahie 1.


GREAT OAK 46, MOUNT MIGUEL 37 – The Matadors stumbled out of the gate against Temecula’s Great Oak and could never find their footing in Monday’s (Dec. 28) SoCal Holiday Prep Classic WNBA Division encounter in Spring Valley.

“We didn’t play with the same intensity tonight that we did in our previous three games, and it showed,” said Mount Miguel coach ROBBIE SANDOVAL.

DESTINI ANDERSON paced the Matadors with 19 points and ROZLYN PIERCE collected a team high 10 rebounds.

Mount Miguel:  Destini Anderson 19 (3 reb, 1 ast, 2 blk), Camara Douglas 6 (2 reb, 1 stl), Satera Bates (1 ast, 1 stl), Amber Hard 5 (4 reb), Laila Smith 2 (4 reb, 3 ast, 4 stl), Rozlyn Pierce (10 reb), Michelle Corley (2 reb, 2 stl).


FULLERTON 41, EL CAJON VALLEY 24 – The El Cajon Valley Braves couldn’t find their offense in the early going as they fell behind Fullerton 12-1 in the first quarter and 16-5 by intermission in Monday’s (Dec. 28) SoCal Holiday Prep Classic FIBA (Gold Division) contest.

“We played good defense,” said Braves coach CARLOS MOSS. “Our offense needs to come around. We couldn’t maintain our intensity.”

LEANNA WATSON was the only Brave to deliver double digits with 13 points.

Only three other Braves contributed to the scoring – MARY AWADICH with 8 and KAHEEN HASAN with 3.

El Cajon Valley:  Leanna Watson 13 (7 reb, 4 ast, 5 stl), Mary Awadich 8 (6 reb, 1 ast, 1 stl), Kaheen Hasan 3 (6 reb, 2 stl), Titishia Clemons (6 reb, 2 ast, 3 stl), Rabab Issa-Taba (4 reb), Farah Kannan (2 reb), Alejandra Garcia (2 reb).


SAN DIEGUITO ACADEMY 42, EL CAPITAN 16 – The short-handed Vaqueros of El Capitan were limited to 6 points over the first three quarters of Monday’s (Dec. 28) SoCal Holiday Prep Classic PREP Division contest.

It didn’t get a whole lot better as the Mustang mauled the Lakeside quintet.

According to El Capitan assistant coach ROCKY COOK, the Vaqueros played the entire 32 minutes with only 5 players. Only two of them scored – MARIE COOK with 13 and TAYLOR FAGAN with 3.

El Capitan:  Marie Cook 13, Taylor Fagan 3.


SANTANA 64, HERITAGE CHRISTIAN 47 – No report on this SoCal Holiday Prep Classic PREP Division game.


CAMPO VERDE at VALHALLA – No report on this SoCal Holiday Prep Classic (Gold Division) contest.

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