Dec 30 – Girls Basketball

Girls Basketball

West Coast Jamboree Update

The Lady Dons defeated Arbor View out of Las Vegas, Nevada 45 to 32 to capture third place in their bracket of the West Coast Jamboree.  The girls started fast thanks to pressure defense and a solid transition game. The lead grew to 17 to 4 in the first quarter, but Arbor View hung around all game and made the Dons work for the victory.

It was an extremely balanced scoring effort with Lauren Kobashigawa leading the way with 11.  A special congratulations goes out to Grace Gebhardt and Lauren Kobashigawa for being selected to the All-Tournament Team.

The girls are in action next January 4 against Castro Valley.

Dec 29 – Girls Basketball

Girls Basketball

West Coast Jamboree Update

The Lady Dons fell to Abbotsford of British Columbia Friday night in the second-round of the West Coast Jamboree.

Abbotsford assumed control early thanks to stellar three-point shooting and outstanding guard play. At the half the Lady Dons were down 31 to 21, but the girls battled back and cut the deficit to 31 to 30 in the 3rd quarter. From there Abbotsford went on a tear from deep and finished with a comfortable 58 to 39 victory.

Our girls battled hard short-handed, but were not able to overcome a first-half knee injury to Kaylee Pond. Lauren Kobashigawa (12) and Grace Gebhardt (11) were the high scorers.

The girls play Arbor View of Nevada for 3rd place today at 4:30.

Dec 28 – Girls Basketball wins 1st Round of West Coast Jamboree

Girls Basketball

West Coast Jamboree

The Lady Dons opened the first-round of the West Coast Jamboree with a 68 to 44 victory over Cloverdale. After a back and fourth first half, the girls took a 5 point lead into the locker room. The second half was a different story with the Dons immediately seizing control thanks to lock down defense and outside shots starting to fall. With the win the girls improve to 10 and 1 on the season. Lauren Kobashigawa was the high scorer with 17, while Lauren Frechman added 16, Kaylee Pond scored 11, Sydney Louie dropped 10 and Grace Gebhardt had 9. The girls are back in action this evening for round two versus Abbotsford of British Columbia at 5:30 at Amador Valley High School.

Dec 21 – Girls Basketball Wins over Mission San Francisco

Girls Basketball

The Lady Dons improved to 9 and 1 Thursday night with a 69 to 36 victory over Mission San Francisco.

The girls wasted no time asserting control taking a commanding 15 to 4 lead after 1 quarter and 31 to 9 halftime lead.  The Dons then cruised the rest of the way for a comfortable victory.  Kaylee Pond was the point leader with 20 and also recorded a double-double, Lauren Frechman added 14, Grace Gebhardt tallied 11, and Lauren Kobashigawa scored 10.

The girls now get a short break before starting the big West Coast Jamboree Tournament Thursday at Amador Valley High School.