East County Sports

Braves win again; RedHawks fall

Mountain Empire Red Hawks. / Dave Dickens



EastCountySports.com staff report


BORREGO SPRINGS 25, MOUNTAIN EMPIRE 12 – The RedHawks led 8-7 after the first quarter but were held scoreless in the second quarter and eventually lost for the second time in as many starts against the Rams, who won 16-4 back on Nov. 19.

Senior Caylee Hodson scored four points for the RedHawks, as did teammate Aisha Acevedo, a sophomore.

Sophomore Mariana Ibarra had a basket for the RedHawks. Alyssia Pierce, a sophomore, also scored a basket.

“The girls played as a full team and continued to improve all-around,” Mountain Empire head coach Alex Otero said.


EL CAJON VALLEY 45, SOUTHWEST (SD) 37 – The El Cajon Valley Braves continue to impress early on.

The Braves improved to 4-3 with the victory over the Raiders.

El Cajon Valley led 12-6 after the first quarter, however, the Raiders cut the gap to 23-22 at halftime.

The game remained close through the third but ECV won it on the strength of a 10-4 advantage in the fourth quarter.


MIRA MESA 50, EL CAPITAN 44 – The Marauders won over the Vaqueros.

El Capitan fell to 2-6.


MISSION BAY 43, FOOTHILLS CHRISTIAN 4 – The Knights were overwhelmed by the Buccaneers in Foothills’ season-opener.

The Knights battled in the second quarter matching a pair of baskets by the Bucs as the teams were even over the second eight minutes of the game.

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