5-A Girls : Tanabe Leads Edison Past Cerritos BILL ROBERTSON and Mater Dei 53, Alta Loma 44--Center Kelly O'Brien scored 24 points and
grabbed 10 rebounds to pace the Monarchs in a playoff game at Mater Dei. O'Brien entered the game averaging 17 points and 13 rebounds. Forward Melissa McDonald had 12 points and 11 rebounds for Mater Dei (22-5). The leading scorer for Alta Loma (14-11) was Cris Maeska with 9 points. and Canyon Springs 57, Santa Ana Valley 48--Becky Darby scored 17 points
and Vanessa Harris 14 for host Canyon Springs (18-7), the first-place team from the Mountain View League. Francesca Rumps, a junior forward, scored 20 points, including four three-pointers for Santa Ana Valley (12-10), the third-place team in the Century League. and Capistrano Valley 70, Diamond Bar 53--Forward Holly Anderson scored 18
of her game-high 30 points in the first half, helping the host Cougars to a 41-17 halftime lead. Anderson also grabbed 17 rebounds. The Cougars (19-7) got 15 points from Lainie Spence and 13 from Shelley Zierhut. Diamond Bar (16-9) was led by Elizabeth Sircha with 23. and Gahr 56, Marina 44--Shaveta Collins scored 18 points and had 9
rebounds for the host Gladiators, and teammate Terrell Anderson had 15 points, including nine of 10 freethrows. The Vikings (17-9) fell behind early in the game but pulled to within four at 47-43 before Gahr (18-7) went on a nine-one run that included six consecutive free throws by Anderson.