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Southwestern League Girls Basketball Update

All Six Teams Competing in Tournaments

Wednesday, December 4th, 2013
Issue 49, Volume 17.
Charles Mckee
Sports Writer


Murrieta Valley and Temecula Valley are both competing in the Paloma Valley tournament. The Nighthawks lost to host Paloma Valley last night and are now 0-2 in the tournament. The defending CIF SS 2A Champions never got started last night as the Wildcats cruised to a 51-33 victory.

Arianna Hernandez scored 10 points to lead the Nighthawk attack. Simone Jimerson had seven and Alex Morrison scored five.

MVHS is 0-2 having lost to JW North 51-32 in the tournament opener Monday.

Alize Hancock dropped 16 points into the basket for Paloma Valley. Ashley Cota had 12 and Regina Sheffield scored 10 points in the game. Sheffield also had nine rebounds and two blocks. Sheffield was the Player of the Game in the opening win against Citrus Hill, 68-30; she contributed 21 points, nine steals, six rebounds and five assists. Paloma Valley is now 2-0.

Temecula Valley was unable to stop the uptempo running game and lost to powerful Santiago 79-22. Natalie Macias was the Golden Bears’ leading scorer with seven points. Tehya Burroughs scored six. The Sharks were paced by Monique Billing’s 21 point, 12 rebound performance. Jon’nae Vermillion scored 19 points for Santiago.

The Golden Bears lost their first game of the tournament to San Jacinto 33-30; Danielle Weinmann scored 10 points and Burroughs had nine. Reana Miyahira had eleven rebounds and two blocks. The Golden Bears are 0-2 this season.


The Pumas won their second straight of the season as they beat Beaumont 57-31 in round two of the West Valley Tournament. Chaparral was led by Kali Jones who scored 18 points. Sydney Nanton and Sara Hogman both scored 12 points for the Pumas.


Great Oak and Murrieta Mesa are at the Mustang Tip Off Classic in Hemet. The Wolfpack stomped Yucaipa 58-21 for their second win of the tournament. Roya Rustamzada was the leading scorer for the Wolfpack with 21 points. Mikayla Williams also had 14 points for Great Oak.

The Rams are 1-1 as they lost the first game of the season 44-30 to Riverside Poly. Mikayla Greens scored 12 points of Murrieta Mesa. Greens scored 17 in the 54-36 victory over Carter in the tournament opener. Jessica Brogdon had 12 points and Kiersta Tanner 11 for the Rams.



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