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Burroughs Falls to Crescenta Valley in Pivotal League Showdown

The Burroughs High School varsity girls’ basketball team lost at Crescenta Valley High in La Crescenta 59-36 in a Pacific League game on Jan. 23 as freshman Jessica Mena poured in 20 points.

Freshman Claire Hackney scored seven points, while junior Mariam Fahs recorded six rebounds and four points.

The Bears lost at Alemany High in Mission Hills in overtime 48-43 in a nonleague matchup on Jan. 20.

Hackney racked up 21 points, six rebounds, one steal and one assist, while Fahs finished with 14 points, eight rebounds, three steals and one assist. Sophomore Elizabeth Amoroso tallied five rebounds, five assists and three points, while sophomore Anna Phillips registered three points, one rebound and one assist. Senior Ashley Martin produced three rebounds, two points, two assists and one steal, while sophomore Valentina Morales collected eight rebounds and one assist.

Burroughs picked up a 45-35 league victory over visiting Pasadena on Jan. 19.

Mena contributed nine points, two rebounds, one steal and one assist, Fahs tallied 11 rebounds, seven points, five steals, three assists and one block, and Morales produced seven points, seven rebounds, two steals and one block. Amoroso chipped in six points, five rebounds, four steals and three assists, senior Mia Paz registered four points, three rebounds, one block, one steal and one assist, and Hackney recorded four points, three rebounds and one assist. Phillips finished with three points, one steal and one rebound, junior Ella Anderson had three points and two rebounds, and Martin notched five rebounds, three steals, three assists, two points and two blocks. Sophomore Alyssa Pracha was credited with two steals and one rebound, while sophomore Gabriella Buendia had one steal and one rebound.

The Bears (20-4 overall, 9-2 in league) will host Muir High of Pasadena for a league game on Jan. 30 at 6:45 p.m. before visiting Burbank for their regular-season finale on Feb. 1.


The Bulldogs fell to Arcadia, 32-31, on Jan. 19 and was defeated by Pasadena, 58-34, on Jan. 23. Individual statistics were not reported to the Burbank Leader.

Burbank (6-17, 3-8) will visit Hoover High in Glendale on Jan. 30 at 6:45 p.m. before hosting Burroughs High for its regular-season finale on Feb. 1.

First published in the January 27 print issue of the Burbank Leader.

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