First published in the Jan. 21 print issue of the Burbank Leader.
The Burroughs High School varsity girls’ basketball team routed visiting Hoover High of Glendale, 70-15, in a Pacific League game on Tuesday.
Sophomore Mariam Fahs poured in 14 points, sophomore Skylar Cafferty racked up 10 points with five rebounds, and freshman Valentina Morales finished with six points, 10 rebounds and four assists.
The Bears defeated visiting Pacifica High of Garden Grove, 48-24, in a nonleague game last Saturday. Fahs scored eight points, senior Kylie Indefenzo recorded six points and four assists, and Morales collected eight rebounds.
JBHS previously beat visiting Burbank, 60-41, in a league game as senior Rachel Little and freshman Malia Harney each racked up 22 points.
Senior Izzy Roderick tallied eight points, seven rebounds and four assists while senior Ivana Razov collected 11 rebounds and five assists.
The Bears hosted Muir High of Pasadena for a league contest yesterday; the game ended after the Burbank Leader’s press deadline and will be included in next week’s issue. JBHS (14-9 overall, 8-1 in league) will host Crescenta Valley High of La Crescenta for a crucial league rematch that could decide sole possession of first in the standings on Tuesday, Jan. 24, at 5 p.m. The Bears previously beat CVHS, 46-44, on Jan. 3.
The Bulldogs reentered the win column after defeating visiting Muir High of Pasadena, 48-36, in a Pacific League game on Tuesday as Karen Casillas posted a double-double with 24 points, 16 rebounds and seven assists.
Junior Nikaela Damasen poured in 10 points, senior Rheanna Ocampo scored six points, freshman Sahara Jackson recorded four points and sophomore Lauren Navarro finished with two points.
The Bulldogs previously lost a league game to visiting Burroughs High, 60-41. Ocampo drained five 3-pointers while senior Shelby Cribbs poured in 11 points. Jackson registered five points, Casillas and Damasen each scored four points, and Navarro had two points.
Burbank hosted Arcadia in a league contest yesterday; the game ended after the Burbank Leader’s press deadline and will be included in next week’s issue. The third-place Bulldogs (12-10 overall, 6-3 in league) will visit seventh-place Pasadena for a league rematch on Tuesday, Jan. 24, at 6:30 p.m. Burbank won via forfeit in its first scheduled matchup with Pasadena on Jan. 3.