Panthers improve to 4-0
Porterville High School girls basketball defeated El Diamante 65-27 at home Tuesday for their fourth-straight win of the season.
Sophomore Cienna Enriquez led the team with 17 points followed by freshman Nseije Ortiz with 14 and junior Mariyah Avila-peterson with 10.
“We were up 32-16 at half then outscored them 23-6 in the third quarter,” PHS head coach Dave Kavern said. “That was probably our best quarter of the season. Everyone played. Took off the press the middle of the third quarter.”
Porterville’s next game is Thursday in the first round of the Strathmore Tournament. They play Lindsay at 5:15 p.m. Granite Hills 48 CVC 46
Granite Hills girls basketball defeated Central Valley Christian 48-46 at home in a non-league game Tuesday.
Yvette Felipe had another double-digit game with 23 points and double-digit rebounds. Victoria Peyron also had 11 points and Valeria Galvez had five.
“We jumped out to an eight-point lead in the first quarter and then we upped that 25-12 in the second quarter [but] then we slowly let them
back in the game,” GHHS head coach Randy Rippee said. “But the girls dug deep and pulled out the win. It was ugly but we’re happy with it.”
The Grizzlies are now 4-1 on the season. Their next game is Thursday against Orosi at 3:45 p.m. at the Strathmore High School tournament.
El Diamante 49 Porterville boys basketball defeated El Diamante 59-49 on the road in a non-league game Monday.
Kaden Ramage led the team with 14 points while Colton Boyd finished with eight.
The Panthers are 3-0 on the season and begin a tournament in Arroyo Grande today. GIRLS SOCCER Farmersville 7 Granite Hills 4
Granite Hills girls soccer lost 7-4 to Farmersville in their East Sequoia League opener on the road Monday.
Veronica Buckman and Yadira Hernandez scored two goals apiece. Through five games, Buckman has a total of 10 goals and is ranked third in the Central Section for total points- BOYS SOCCER Granite Hills 5 Farmersville 2
Granite Hills boys soccer defeated Farmersville 5-2 in their East Sequoia League homeopener Monday.
Eduardo Ramirez and Salud Magaña finished with two goals each while Jonathan Carranza had one.
“We played against a very well directed team for a period of time,” GHHS head coach Pedro Gonzalez said. “When we were 2-2 [it] was very even and [either team] could win it but we had the opportunity to score the third goal and that changed the course of the game.”