First published in the Jan. 14 print issue of the Burbank Leader.
The Burroughs High School varsity girls’ basketball team lost a Pacific League game at Arcadia, 45-39, on Tuesday.
It was the Bears’ first league loss of the season but they still are tied with Crescenta Valley High of La Crescenta for first place in the standings with a 6-1 record (11-9 overall).
JBHS lost to visiting Notre Dame High of Sherman Oaks, 51-35, in a nonleague game last Saturday. Freshman Valentina Morales poured in eight points, five rebounds and one steal, senior Izzy Roderick finished with six points with five boards, two blocks and two steals, and sophomore Mariam Fahs scored five points with two rebounds, one steal and one assist. Junior Ashley Martin posted four points and two boards while senior Ivana Razov recorded three points, three rebounds and three assists. Senior Rachel Little had two points, two assists and one steal, junior Karly Geris produced two points, two boards and one assist, and senior Kylee Indefenzo registered two points and two rebounds. Junior Natalie Sanchez tallied one point with one steal, one board and one assist, freshman Elizabeth Amoroso had one point and one rebound, and junior Mia Paz scored one point. Freshman Anna Phillips collected one steal, one board and one assist, freshman Malia Harney notched one rebound and one assist, and sophomore Skylar Cafferty and freshman Grace Barton had one steal and one board, respectively.
The Bears previously picked up a 56-50 league victory on Glendale as Harney racked up 17 points, four steals and one block. Cafferty registered 14 points, three rebounds, three steals and one block while Roderick poured in 11 points with four boards, three assists, two blocks and one steal. Martin tallied six points, three rebounds and one assist, Morales finished with four points, three boards and one steal, and Razov collected nine rebounds, seven assists and two blocks. Fahs scored two points with four boards and two steals while Indefenzo recorded two points and four rebounds. Amoroso produced two assists, one steal and one board, Sanchez collected one steal and one assist, and Geris and Barton had one rebound.
Burroughs visited Burbank for an intracity rivalry league matchup yesterday; the game ended after the Burbank Leader’s press deadline and will be included in next week’s issue. The Bears will host Hoover High of Glendale in a league game on Tuesday, Jan. 17, at 5 p.m.
The Bulldogs collected a 48-32 victory at Glendale in a Pacific League game on Tuesday.
Senior Karen Casillas and junior Nikaela Damasen each registered 14 points while freshman Sahara Jackson poured in 10. Senior Rheanna Ocampo and sophomore Alexandra Richins each scored four points while sophomore Lauren Navarro had two points.
Burbank previously lost a league game against visiting Crescenta Valley High of La Crescenta, 57-40, as Jackson racked up 21 points. Ocampo finished with five points, senior Shelby Cribbs, Casillas and Navarro each tallied four points, and Richins had two points.
The Bulldogs hosted intracity rival Burroughs High in a league game Friday; the game ended after the Burbank Leader’s press deadline and will be included in next week’s issue. Burbank (11-9 overall, 5-2 in league) will host Muir High of Pasadena in a league game on Tuesday, Jan. 17, at 5 p.m.