East County Sports

Mt. Miguel, Helix, El Cap win league tilts

Santana's KOBI HOLLAND is bumped by Helix's MELAT EZANA Friday night. / photo by Ramon Scott

2016-17 EAST COUNTY PREP GIRLS BASKETBALL

 

By Bill Dickens
© East County Sports.com

 

SPRING VALLEY (1-21-17) — Mount Miguel streaked to a 26-4 first quarter lead against Granite Hills and never looked back in a Grossmont Hills League contest Friday (Jan. 20), finishing with the Matadors claiming the 68-26 victory.

Mount Miguel’s LAILA SMITH runs the offense Friday night against Granite Hills.

CAMARA DOUGLAS pitched in with 29 points including 10 for 11 from the free throw line, 5 rebounds, 4 steals and an assist to lead the Matadors.

SATERA BATES chipped in with 15 points to help turn the game into a rout.

LAILA SMITH dished 10 assists to go with 4 steals and 6 points.

“We missed so many layups and free throws that the small leak dripping in the gym didn’t seem to matter,” said Matadors coach ROBBIE SANDOVAL.

Granite Hills never made a game of it.

Only CHASE ROBLES reached double digits with 11 points for the Eagles.

Mount Miguel:  Camara Douglas 29 (5 reb, 1 ast, 4 stl), Satera Bates 15 (5 reb, 5 stl, 1 blk), Tiaja Bennett 7 (5 reb, 6 stl), Michelle Corley 7 (2 ast, 1 stl), Laila Smith 6 (2 reb, 10 ast, 4 stl), Nyssa Maga 4 (1 ast, 3 stl), Deyonna McBride (2 reb, 1 ast, 1 stl), Nya Maga (1 reb).

Granite Hills:  Chase Robles 11, Kani Kubari 5, Cynthia Garcia 4, Anyang Agoth 3, Shelby Ripberger 2, Shanice Lacy 1.

 

Santana’s MEL POSEY defends against Helix’s MARINA SMITH during the Highlanders’ Grossmont Hills League win in Santee Friday night. / photo by Ramon Scott


HELIX 54, SANTANA 38
 – Helix motored past Santana behind the double-double of DANIELLE SIMMONS’ 15 points and 12 rebounds in Friday’s (Jan. 20) Grossmont Hills League contest.

CAMRYN OWENS pitched in with 15 points and 7 rebounds.

Helix muscled its way to a 24-11 halftime lead, as Helix made a field goal at the first-half buzzer. There was only one basket scored – by the Highlanders – through the game’s first four-plus minutes.

The teams combined for 42 attempted free throws.

Helix:  Danielle Simmons 15 (12 reb, 1 blk, 3 stl), Camryn Owens 15 (7 reb, 1 ast, 1 blk, 3 stl), Diamond Whitley 5 (1 reb, 2 ast, 3 stl), Janae White  4 (3 reb, 1 blk), Olivia Missouria 3 (1 reb), Marina Smith 3 (1 reb, 2 stl), Tokwaje Kwai 3 (4 reb), Taliah Hooker 2 (1 reb), Melat Ezana (1 reb, 1 blk).

Santana: No stats reported.

 

El Capitan freshman STEPHANIE ADAMS is defended by El Cajon Valley’s SUMAYA HAMEED during the Vaqueros’ 57-21 GVL road win Friday night. / photo by Ramon Scott

EL CAPITAN 57, EL CAJON VALLEY 21 – El Capitan bullied El Cajon Valley to a 57-21 Grossmont Valley League victory on Friday (Jan. 20).

MARIE COOK paced the Vaqueros with 20 points, 9 rebounds, 9 assists, 4 blocks and 3 steals.

STEPHANIE ADAMS jumped the line for 16 points, 12 rebounds, 10 blocks and 3 steals, while JORDAN GRANDY had a stellar night with 16 points, 6 rebounds, 4 assists and 3 steals.

“Jordan Grandy was on a roll tonight,” said Vaqueros assistant coach ROCKY COOK.

El Capitan:  Marie Cook 20 (9 reb, 9 ast, 4 blk, 3 stl), Stephanie Adams 16 (12 reb, 1 ast, 10 blk, 3 stl), Jordan Grandy 16 (6 reb, 4 ast, 3 stl), McKenzi Kygar 2 (1 reb, 1 stl), Devon Bullock 1 (3 reb, 2 ast, 1 blk, 2 stl), Danielle Pimental 2 (2 stl).

 

 

Elsewhere, weather wrecked havoc on the schedule, as leaky roofs and power outages postponed three games.

 

FOOTHILLS CHRISTIAN 69, GUAJOME PARK 28 – CHRISTIAN BUKSA kept up her outstanding mid-season surge with 29 points to lead the Knights.

DEVRIE MOSTRONG added 17 as FCHS improved to 2-0 in league play.

 

Grossmont Hills League
WEST HILLS at STEELE CANYON – PPd/TBA
Grossmont Valley League
MONTE VISTA at VALHALLA – PPd/TBA
Central League

CHRISTIAN at MADISON – PPd/TBA

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