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Local Report: Vanden girls move into tourney title game

By December 9, 2011

ANTELOPE — The Vanden High girls basketball team got into some foul trouble but it didn’t matter as the Vikings defeated Wood 66-38 Friday to reach the championship of the Claude Brock Memorial Tournament at Center High.

Audrie Jones led the Vikings (2-1) with 16 points and Chantell Greer added 10. Two Vanden players fouled out, as did two from Wood in a game that saw 48 fouls called.

Ashley Steinkellner led the Wildcats with 13 points.

Vanden plays for the tourney title today at noon against Capital Christian.

Piedmont 56, Rodriguez 46: At Piedmont, the Mustangs (5-2) fell in the semifinals of the Piedmont Tournament despite 12 points from Ariel Clay and 10 from Jenessa Boling.

Rodriguez will play in the third-place game today vs. Oakland Tech.

Armijo 64, Bethel 52: At Fairfield, the Indians (6-2) trailed 30-26 at the half before taking control by outscoring the Jaguars 21-3 in the third quarter of a game in which 54 fouls were called.

Marshanique Hall led Armijo with 15 points, while Justice Robinson-Kroon had 13 and Chloe Dawkins 12.

“The third quarter we got going,” said Indians coach Christian Stoll “and hit three threes in the quarter. . . . When you’re playing against a zone you’ve got to hit some outside shots.”

Bethel won the junior varsity game 46-36.

Armijo next plays at Davis on Tuesday.

Prep boys basketball

VACAVILLE — Brandon Davis scored 16, Stephen Burns 14 and Tahron Morrison 10 to lead the Vanden High boys basketball team to a 71-50 win over Wood in the semifinals of the Gene Honk Williams Memorial Classic at Vacaville on Friday.

Wood got 16 from Pierce Lavalle and 15 from Lejon Sewell.

Vanden (5-0) plays Lindhurst or Vacaville in the championship game at 7 p.m.

Serra 58, Fairfield 34: At Concord in the consolation semifinals of the Chris Vontoure Spartan Classic at De La Salle, the Falcons (3-2) trailed just 26-23 at the half before being outscored 32-11 in the final two quarters.

Terrance Tyson-Fairley led Fairfield with 14 points, while Corey Doran added eight.

Fairfield plays either St. Patrick’s of Vallejo or James Logan of Union City in the seventh-place game today at 1:45 p.m.

Rodriguez JV 51, Pleasant Grove 48: At Sacramento in the semifinals Rosemont Tournament, the Mustangs (6-0) stayed unbeaten as Armani Reed scored 14, Alex Aquino 11, Trey Langston eight and D’Andre Scott seven.

Rodriguez plays Sheldon for the title today at 4:30 p.m.


Daily Republic staff


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