Kathy Werth scored 21 points to lead Golden West College to a 70-55 victory over Mt. San Antonio in a South Coast Conference women's basketball game at Walnut Friday.
The victory clinched the conference championship for Golden West. It was the second consecutive conference championship for Golden West and its 27th consecutive victory this season. Golden West (27-1, 12-0) has been the state's top-ranked team all season.
"We didn't play that well tonight, but it is great to get another championship," said Dick Stricklin, Golden West coach. "It is nice to get it out of the way before we have to play Long Beach and Fullerton next week."
Kris Takayama and Stephanie Swanson scored 10 points each for Golden West, which led, 40-31, at the half.
In another South Coast Conference game:
Fullerton 76, El Camino 59--Steffi Strauss scored 16 points and Heidi Shikuma added 10 to lead Fullerton (24-7, 9-3) at home. The victory kept Fullerton (24-7, 9-3) tied for second in the conference with Long Beach. Fullerton led 41-17 at halftime.