Wednesday, February 8, 2017
Laguna Beach High School
Saddleback High School
Saddleback again needing a win to clinch a third place finish in league and Laguna Beach riding a three game winning streak to put them in a tie for third place with Saddleback and winner earning a berth in the CIF playoffs. This game was also Senior Night , honoring Seniors Yaya Escobar, Daya Bautista and Karina Torres.
Saddleback came out of the gates ready to play as they took a big lead in the first and second quarters . After having a bad game against Godinez Freshman Karla Gutierrez got hot and led the scoring with 11 points and 5 rebounds in the first half as the Lady Roadrunners led 29 – 9 going into the halftime break. In the second half Saddleback cruised to a much needed win. The win earned them sole position of third and a spot in the CIF playoffs.
Leading the way for Saddleback was Gutierrez with 16 points 9 rebounds and 5 assists, Joseline Castelan 9 points A.D. Santacruz and Daisy Flores 5 points apiece