First published in the Jan. 28 print issue of the Burbank Leader.
The Burroughs High School varsity girls’ basketball team dropped to second place in the Pacific League standings after losing to visiting Crescenta Valley High of La Crescenta, 63-52, last Tuesday.
Sophomore Mariam Fahs registered 14 points while senior Izzy Roderick poured in 12 points. Senior Ivana Razov scored eight points, freshman Malia Harney drained a pair of threes, and freshman Grace Barton finished with five points. Sophomore Skylar Cafferty sank a 3-pointer while senior Kylie Indefenzo and junior Ashley Martin tallied two points.
JBHS previously routed visiting Muir High of Pasadena in a league game, 56-13. Roderick recorded 11 points, Cafferty scored seven points, and Ashley Martin produced six points and six rebounds.
The Bears hosted seventh-place Pasadena for a league matchup yesterday; the game ended after the Burbank Leader’s press deadline and will be included in next week’s issue. Burroughs (15-10 overall, 9-2 in league) will host Arcadia on Tuesday, Jan. 31, before hosting rival Burbank in its regular-season finale on Thursday, Feb. 2.
For a second time this season, Pasadena forfeited its scheduled Pacific League game against Burbank.
Burbank previously lost a nonleague game at Millikan High in Long Beach, 47-45, and dropped a league game against visiting Arcadia, 56-49. Individual statistics were not reported to the Burbank Leader.
The Bulldogs (13-12 overall, 7-4 in league) hosted last-place Hoover High of Glendale yesterday; the game ended after the Burbank Leader’s press deadline and will be included in next week’s issue. Burbank, tied for second place with Arcadia and Glendale, will host the latter opponent for a league rematch on Tuesday, Jan. 31, before concluding the regular season at rival Burroughs on Thursday, Feb. 2.