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Girls' Basketball Playoff Roundup

February 18, 2001

In another I-AA first-round game:

Valencia 65, Righetti 43--Stephanie Patterson had 20 points and three blocked shots to lead the Vikings at Valencia.

Marissa Meadows had 14 points and Rashae Minor had four steals for Valencia (21-6).


Oxnard 66, Santa Maria 54--Jacqui Heck scored 15 points and the Yellowjackets won a second-round game at Oxnard.

Heck also had eight rebounds and held Santa Maria's top scorer, Jennifer Lopez, to six points.

Oxnard (15-11) outscored the Saints, 19-8, in the second quarter.


Buena 81, Simi Valley 36--The Bulldogs took a 13-0 lead and Courtney Young scored 10 of her 27 points in the first quarter in a second-round game at Buena.

Courtney LaVere had 18 points and Kelly Greathouse scored 14 for Buena (26-0), the top-ranked team in the nation.

Saugus 58, Edison 48--Sheridan Arredondo had 17 points and 19 rebounds for the Centurions in a victory at Saugus.

Jessie Loring added 16 points for Saugus (21-5).

Ventura 71, Huntington Beach 61--Jenni Dooley finished with 25 points, including six three-point baskets, and helped host Ventura set a region record for three-point baskets in a season.

The Cougars (20-5), who made 16 three-pointers, have 224 this season. Katy O'Brien finished with 21 points and seven assists, and Meggie Wegger and Kelly Fay each had 11 points for Ventura.


Newbury Park 64, San Luis Obispo 61--The Panthers opened a 52-42 lead after three quarters and held on for a second-round victory at Newbury Park.

Alex Mallen had 16 points and four steals to lead Newbury Park (21-7), and Rachel Hever finished with 13 points and six assists and Cassandra Harris scored 13.

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