Vanden rolls up 37-point quarter in girls basketball victory

By From page B10 | November 30, 2012

FAIRFIELD — Aleseana Whitney led a balanced offense with 12 points and pulled down eight rebounds as the Vanden High girls basketball team enjoyed a 37-point second quarter en route to an 86-31 nonleague win over Whitney of Rocklin on Thursday at Jim Boyd Gym.

“No one scored more than five points in that quarter,” Vikings coach Allison Johnson said. “We had nine of our 13 players score in that quarter.”

Adrianna Jones was next with 11 points, while Cassandra Jones had 10. Mariah Williams added nine points and eight assists, while Toni Taylor delivered eight points and five steals.

“I thought that everyone contributed,” Johnson said. “It was pretty spread out, pretty even scoring.”

Vanden hosts Dixon, Friday.

Armijo JV 47, Wood 24: At Vacaville in Wood’s Don Trollinger Invitational, the Indians opened the season with a win, getting 14 from Azanae Lewis , 10 from Destiny Blueford and eight from Noemi Manzo. The Wildcats (0-2) got eight points from Ashanti Randle and Donjanaye Washington. Both teams play Redwood on Friday, Armijo at 4 p.m., Wood at 7 p.m.

Vanden 55, Vacaville 24

Vanden 81, Benicia 19: At Vacaville in the Don Trollinger Invitational, the Vikings (2-0) opened the season with a pair of victories. Against Vacaville, they were led by Bria Barnette with 15, while Brittney Livingston and Monet Lewis each had 11. In the win over Benicia, Livingston had 17, Lewis 13 and Barnette 11. Vanden plays Dixon at home on Friday before playing in the Trollinger tourney title tilt on Saturday against the winner of Friday’s action.

Prep boys basketball

ELK GROVE — The Fairfield High boys basketball team trailed 22-7 after the first quarter and never recovered in falling 55-42 to Lincoln of Stockton in the first round of the Bill Cartwright Classic at Elk Grove High on Thursday.

Raimauri Barron led the Falcons (0-1) with 12 points, including three 3-pointers, while Tony Bryant Jr. was next with eight.

Fairfield plays Florin of Sacramento on Friday at 5 p.m.

Vanden JV 65, Lodi 53: At Sacramento in the Sheldon tournament, D’Marre Walker poured in 24 points and 10 assists, while Rashad Fisher scored 18 points and Javin White 10 to lift the Vikings (1-1). Vanden returns to action Friday against either Sheldon or Lincoln at 6:30 p.m.

JC women’s basketball

SCC falls to Santa Barbara at tourney

VISALIA — The Solano Community College women’s basketball team had a rough start to its weekend at the 36th annual Tom Gilcrest Invitational, falling to Santa Barbara 71-51 at College of the Sequoias.

Cheyenne Shepherd and Taylor Hamilton each scored 10 points for the Falcons (2-2).

Shepherd added seven rebounds and six steals, while Hamilton had three assists and three steals.

Ariella Harper added nine points and Lucy Santos had eight.

Ariel Clay led the Falcons with 10 rebounds

Solano plays again at 2 p.m. today in the consolation quarterfinals against Sacramento City College, which lost to Sequoias on Thursday night.

Daily Republic staff


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