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Saddleback High School vs Estancia High School
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Saddleback traveled to Estancia for its Orange Coast League opener. In the first quarter the Eagles jumped out to a six point lead as Saddleback called a time out. Then the Lady Roadrunners scored the next 8 points to close out the period for the lead. In the second quarter Saddleback increased the lead to twelve points , led by senior center Bere Olivares . Estancia then called a time out , after the time out they came roaring out by scoring four threes within a minutes to tie the score as the quarter end the Eagles ended up with the lead 28 to 27 at the break.
In the third the quarter Olivares quickly picked up her third foul and had to be benched , the back up center Maia Martinez sprained her ankle and was done for the game. the Eagles continue to push the ball and increased the lead to seven to end the third quarter. In the forth quarter Estancia continue to push the ball and with Olivares fouling out the Eagles cruised to a home victory.
Senior Olivares led Saddleback in scoring with 14 points all in the first half. Filled by Sophomores Desiree Quero 9 points and Natalie Palomino 8 points , 6 points a piece by AD Santacruz and Joseline Castelan to round out the scoring.