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Williams scores 43 on eve of graduation

Christian High's Kristin Williams and San Diego High's A.J. Burgin following the doubleheader on Thursday.



EastCountySports.com staff report


EL CAJON – On the night before her graduation from Christian High School, senior Kristin Williams scored 43 points in the Patriots’ 76-27 win over visiting Serra High at Ryan Athletic Center on Thursday evening.

Christian High’s Tiffany Bickford at the line on Thursday. / Dave Dickens

Williams, a standout guard who will attend the University of San Diego next fall, made eight three-pointers in the contest.

Williams, who also displayed a deft passing touch, scored 22 points in the first half as Christian led 42-14 at halftime.

At one point, the determined star crashed hard after making a basket.

Koko Akridge scored 12 points for Christian High.

The Patriots did a nice job from the foul line, going 13-for-14 from the stripe.

Tiffany Bickford and Akridge both were 4-for-4 from the line.

Serra’s Charissa Thomas scored 20 points.

Christian High led 21-1 at the end of the first quarter.

It was a pretty big difference from the first meeting of the season in which the Patriots won, 66-60, at Serra back on April 30.

The Patriots are now 6-7 overall and 2-3 in the Western League standings.



EL CAPITAN 84, EL CAJON VALLEY 12 – Mackenzie Curtis scored 31 points, grabbed 10 rebounds, handed out 12 assists, and made seven steals for the 10th-ranked Lady Vaqueros in the Grossmont Hills League win over the Braves on Wednesday evening.

Senior Emma Driskill finished with 14 points.

Freshman Natalie Danks scored 13 points.

Sophomore Kaylee Cole ended the game with 12 points for El Cap.

El Capitan freshman Amaya Tone scored eight points and had 10 assists.

El Capitan improved to 4-0 in league play and 16-7 overall.


SANTANA 38, ESCONDIDO CHARTER 30 – The Sultans defeated the visiting White Tigers for their fifth win of the season on Wednesday.


THE CAMBRIDGE SCHOOL 52, MOUNTAIN EMPIRE 32 – The RedHawks fell on the road on Thursday evening and are now 4-4 in league play.



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