Tigers claim DL crown, again
IMPERIAL — The Imperial High girls’ basketball team claimed its 11th consecutive Desert League crown after defeating Holtville High 60-34 here Tuesday night.
For the Tigers, Malena Ponchione had 21 points, six assists and six steals, Monique Carrasco had 15 points, five assists and four steals and Andrea Olguin had six points and 10 rebounds.
For the Vikings (14-9 overall, 3-3 in DL) Kenya Serrano led with 12 points, while Jasmine Ponce added eight points and Estefania Paniagua chipped in with seven.
Imperial moves to 22-5 overall and 6-0 in DL with the result, while Holtville moves to 14-9 overall and 3-3 in DL.
Both teams close out the regular season at 7 p.m. Thursday with Imperial traveling to face Southwest and Holtville hosting Calexico.