Marauders led by two double doubles in victory
LANCASTER — The Antelope Valley College women’s basketball team defeated San Bernardino 58-40 in a nonconference game at Antelope Valley College on Saturday.
The Marauders (3-5) were led by two players who finished with double doubles.
Niyah Page finished with 19 points and 10 rebounds and Malaiya Patton had 15 points and 10 rebounds.
It was the second home game for AVC.
“We finally were able to put four quarters together,” AVC coach Barry Green said. “We had some outstanding play from those two.
“We still need some growth in areas from a young team. Offensively and defensively we were able to be consistent on both sides.”
AVC will play at Fullerton on Dec. 7.
RIALTO — Highland sophomore wrestler Robert Estrada finished seventh at 120 pounds at the Carter
Invitational on Saturday, as the Bulldogs had their highest team finish in at least 20 years.
Estrada pinned his opponent in the seventh-place match.
“He had some tough opponents,” Highland coach Tim DeVestern said.
The Bulldogs finished
“I’m pretty happy with our outcome over the weekend,” DeVestern said of the tournament that started on Friday. “I’m excited about that.”
Highland only brought half their team.
The Bulldogs had four other wrestlers finish in the top 12 of their weight class.
Two second-year wrestlers finished in the top 12 — Gennaro Davis (126 pounds) and Ahre Ramos ( 132) — as did two first-year wrestlers: Zoe Pasco (113) and Andrew Shamburger (152).
Highland will compete in the Newbury Park Tournament on Dec. 7.
Girls Basketball Lancaster Tournament
LANCASTER — The Antelope Valley girls basketball team defeated Paraclete 5545 at the Lancaster Tournament on Saturday.
Aaliyah Jackson scored 40 points for Antelope Valley in the win over Paraclete. Teyuna Weathers added seven points.
“This was a great team win for us,” Antelope Valley coach Brandon Walker said. “This win boosted their confidence. Our young players were phenomenal. You can see the growth from game to game.
“Aaliyan was amazing. She scored 40 points, but that wasn’t her best attribute of the game. Her best attribute of the game was encouraging and trusting her teammates to do their job. We will build off of this win and prepare for league.”
Host Lancaster split a pair of games on Saturday, beating Burroughs-Ridgecrest 35-20 and losing to Alemany 48-36. Lancaster beat Paraclete 47-23 on Friday night.
Lancaster will host Rosamond on Tuesday.