Tag: girls basketball
GILROY — Cydney Caradonna’s mint green shoes flashed from one side of the court to other all night. Christopher’s senior point guard ran the floor, establishing herself as next-level basketball player.
After suffering a heartbreaking loss the day before, the Christopher boys basketball team wanted to be sure that didn't happen again. Four Cougars scored in double digits, helping their team to a 69-49 win over Del Mar Thursday at the Los Gatos Wildcat shootout. Christopher had lost by just one point, 70-69, in double overtime in the tournament opener and had to win to stay alive. Senior Evan Shapiro and junior Josh Wheat led the charge for CHS by both scoring 14 points in the game. Senior Shane Suttles added 11 points, while junior Chad Hartman put up 10. Christopher (2-1) will continue play in the tournament at 5 p.m. today against Lincoln in Los Gatos for the Consolation Championship. GIRLS BASKETBALL Christopher wins nailbitter Talk about a close one. The Christopher girls basketball team fended off a 16-point fourth quarter burst from Pacific Collegiate to win 48-47in the opening round of the Watsonville Classic Thursday. The Cougars led 34-31 heading into the final quarter and were outscored by their opponents. Luckily for CHS, its lead was just enough to escape PC. Christa Arroya hit four 3-pointers in the game and led the attack with 18 points. Dejah Raoof had 11 points — included two 3-pointers — and Cydney Caradonna scored 10.
SAN JUAN BAUTISTA — With a double-digit lead at halftime, Gilroy coach Mitchell Pierce decided to call off the dogs. The thing was, however, that his bench was just as fercious as his starters.
Gilroy's game against Harbor can be summed up in one word: Dominate.