LOCAL GLANCE (Jan. 28): Girls basketball, boys basketball
PREP GIRLS BASKETBALL
Kofa keeps playoff hopes alive
Fighting for its playoff lives, the Kofa girls basketball team got a 63-25 win on the road at San Luis on Monday night.
Jocelyn Castaneda scored a team-high 23 points for the Kings, sophomore point guard Sally Gastelo added 17 points and seven steals, and senior post Jacky Fuentes chipped in 10.
“Their teamwork was the best that I've seen all season,” Kofa coach Mary Kaye Garcia said.
The Kings (10-4) entered the night as the No. 9-ranked team in Division I Section I power points, behind No. 8 Valley Vista, which is 13-3. The rest of this week features a game at 7 p.m. Wednesday against No. 7 Lake Havasu (11-2) before ending the regular season hosting No. 6 Cibola (12-3) on Friday.
“This was a great win because it's a great way to start a big week — the biggest week of the season,” Garcia said. “My girls'are confident heading into these last two games.”
Ingraham's double-double boosts Warriors
Ceara Ingraham was big on the boards as the San Pasqual girls basketball team beat Antelope 49-34 on Monday.
Ingraham scored 12 points and had 21 rebounds in the win, and Marissa Miller scored 15 for the Warriors. Amelda Maynes had 19 points, 13 points and eight steals for the Rams.
The Rams and Warriors were tied 19-19 at halftime, but San Pasqual outscored Antelope 14-7 in the third quarter and 16-8 in the fourth.
PREP BOYS BASKETBALL
Antelope trounces Warriors
Three Rams scored in double figures as Antelope beat San Pasqual 71-34 on Monday.
Ramon Alcala and Johnny Quiroz scored 12, and Beto Castro added 10 for the Rams.