Lady Mats Basketball Start Season with Tournament Win

Dominique Clark, Staff Writer

On Saturday the varsity women’s basketball team sealed the championship win against Davis High School 84-44 to clench the Dorothy Speck Invitational title. The tournament victory marked the start of the Lady Mats preseason competition.

On Thursday the women traveled to Davis High School to face off against Granite Bay. Top scorers Keana Delos Santos ‘16, Uriah Howard ‘16 and Captain Carly Gill ‘13 led the team to the first round win 78-38.

Coming off their victory the Mats defeated Chico on Friday 78-38 to advance to the final round.

The women faced their toughest competition on Saturday versus Davis but pulled out a victory by an ample 40 points . Top scorers of the championship game included Sabrina Ionescu ‘16, Captain Megan Reid ‘14 and Captain Breanna Alford ’14.

“We play at a fast pace regardless who our opponent is,” Alford said. “Although there wasn’t much competition this weekend our team is looking forward to facing tougher teams this season.”

The Lady Mats will take on Analy at 6:30 p.m. on Wednesday.