Girls Varsity Basketball · Girls Varsity Basketball beats Costa Mesa 36 – 32

32 Costa Mesa High School
W 36 Saddleback High School
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Costa Mesa High School vs Saddleback High School
32 36
1 11   10
2 4   11
3 5   5
4 12   10

Saddleback in a must win game and it’s first league home game came out strong as Senior Bere Olivares scored six points to take a the lead 10 – 5 . Then Mesa hit 2 threes to take the lead 11 – 10 to end the quarter . In the second quarter Olivares continue to dominate the middle as she scored 8 points as the Lady Roadrunners to take the lead 21 – 15 into the half time break. In the 3rd period the teams played evenly as Saddleback led 26-20. In the forth Saddleback increased the lead to 11 points . Mesa called a time out, after the timeout Mesa made its run and soared back , then Senior Joseline Castelan hit a pressured big three to secured a huge must win game against Costa Mesa.
Olivares led the Lady Roadrunners in scoring with 16 points and Castelan 6 points , 4 assists led the way . Outstanding play by recently moved up Junior guard Maggie Ruiz as she lead the team in rebounds with 6 and 4 steals