Burbank Wins San Marino Tournament Opener

(Photo by Sebastian Moore / Burbank Leader) - Burbank’s Karen Casillas registered a pair of double-doubles in the final two Muir tournament games last week.

First published in the Dec. 3 print issue of the Burbank Leader.

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The Burbank High School varsity girls’ basketball team routed Bishop Conaty-Loretto High of Los Angeles, 60-22, in its San Marino tournament opener on Wednesday.
Karen Casillas racked up 15 points while Sahara Jackson poured in 11 points. Rheanna Ocampo scored nine points, including a pair of threes, while Lauren Navarro registered nine points. Alexandra Richins and Ava Casey finished with six and five points, respectively, Nikaela Damasen tallied three points and Shelby Cribbs had two points.
The Bulldogs lost their nonleague home opener to Trinity Classical Academy High of Valencia, 46-36, on Monday. Individual statistics were not reported to the Burbank Leader.
Burbank finished competing in the Muir Leave a Legacy Tip-Off Shootout with a 50-40 victory over Maranatha High of Pasadena last Wednesday. Casillas registered a double-double with 18 points and 12 rebounds. Jackson poured in 10 points, while Ocampo scored nine points.
The Bulldogs previously routed St. Pius X-St. Matthias Academy of Downey, 60-21, in a tournament game. Casillas amassed a double-double with a game-high 31 points and 15 rebounds.
Burbank (5-1 overall) will visit Crescenta Valley High in La Crescenta for a nonleague game on Friday, Dec. 9, at 5:30 p.m.

BURROUGHS

The Bears lost a nonleague game at Cathedral Catholic High of San Diego, 49-42, last Saturday.
Senior Izzy Roderick helped lead Burroughs to a 49-39 nonleague victory over visiting San Pedro by registering a double-double with 17 points, 12 rebounds and five steals. Senior Ivana Razov posted five points, eight boards, five assists and two steals, freshman Malia Harney finished with five points, four rebounds, one steal and one assist, and sophomore Mariam Fahs recorded five points, two boards, one steal and one assist. Freshman Grace Barton tallied five points and two assists, while junior Ashley Martin produced four points and two rebounds. Senior Rachel Little scored two points with three boards and two steals, freshman Valentina Morales had five rebounds and two points, and freshman Elizabeth Amoroso had two points and one board. Junior Natalie Sanchez made a two-point field goal, while junior Karly Geris and sophomore Skylar Cafferty each collected one rebound and one assist.
JBHS previously lost a nonleague game at Mira Costa High of Manhattan Beach, 57-24. Individual statistics were not reported to the Burbank Leader for the Cathedral and Mira Costa matchups.
The Bears (3-3 overall) will host a tournament next week before opening Pacific League play against visiting Glendale on Thursday, Dec. 8, at 5:30 p.m.