East County Sports

Serra grabs last-second win from Matadors



By Bill Dickens
© East County Sports.com


SAN DIEGO (2-5-17) — The Mount Miguel Matadors suffered another hard knock to the chops in the Coaches vs. Cancer Classic against Serra at Mira Mesa High on Saturday (Feb. 4), suffering a shocking last-second 53-52 loss to Serra.

“We led the whole way until the score was tied at 52-52,” said Matadors coach ROBBIE SANDOVAL. “We had an opportunity to get a rebound with 4 seconds left but dropped the ball out of bounds.”

With 1.9 seconds remaining, the Matadors fouled a Conquistador player. She made the second of two free throws to put Serra up 53-52 and win the game.

Despite the loss, SATERA BATES put together another sterling game of 29 points, 6 rebounds, an assist and a block.

CAMARA DOUGLAS rolled a double-double of 10 points and 17 rebounds with 2 blocks, 2 steals and an assist.

Mount Miguel:  Satera Bates 29 (6 reb, 1 ast, 1 blk), Camara Douglas 10 (17 reb, 1 ast, 2 blk, 2 stl), Laila Smith 7 (6 reb, 3 ast, 1 blk, 2 stl), Tiaja Bennett 3 (2 reb, 1 ast, 3 stl), Deyonna McBride 2 (9 reb, 8 stl), Michelle Corley 1 (2 reb, 2 ast, 1 stl).

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