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The 5-foot-6 guard helped the Jaguars to the championship at the Mark Keppel Tournament with 22 points in the championship game win over Montclair. On the season she is averaging 24.8 points, 5.5 rebounds, 4.8 assists and 8.3 steals. She was a first-team Mt. Baldy League and second-team All-Inland Valley selection last year as a junior and she has the Jaguars off top a 5-0 start.
Tucker, the reigning Daily Breeze player of the year, earned all-tournament honors in the Platinum Division of the Battle at the Beach. Tucker scored 30 points to lead Serra to a 78-74 overtime win over Etiwanda in the third-place game Saturday. Tucker also had 15 rebounds in the win. She averaged 18.3 points, 13.8 rebounds, 2.8 assists and 3.3 steals in the tournament.
Berberabe averaged 19 points, 7 assists, 4.5 rebounds, and 8.3 steals per game over four games in the Bertha Mata Memorial Tournament last week and led the Jesters to a third place finish with a 3-1 record. Berberabe had a triple double in her final game with 19 points, 11 assists, and 10 steals.
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Manns averaged 16.4 points in helping the Huskies win the Gary Houston Invitational championship at Alhambra Keppel. Manns had 22 points and 12 rebounds in the semifinals against the tournament host and 17 points, six rebounds and four steals in the final against Arcadia. She was chosen the most valuable player of the tournament.
After finishing second at the CIF State Division II meet, Castillo ran what observers said was the race of her life at the Nike Cross Nationals in Portland. She finished third with a time of 17:36.8, the highest placing by a California runner since Simi Valley alum Sarah Baxter finished third in 2013.
Lowden was named the most valuable player of the Fullerton tournament after leading the Tartans to a 79-38 victory over South Hills in the championship on Saturday. Lowden scored a game high 32 points in the final as the Tartans improved to 4-0 on the season. During the Tartans’ four-game sweep of the tourney, Lowden also had 25 points in a 79-20 victory over Bellflower.
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