La Salle Gets 20 Points From Freshman Kaden Cortes; Lancers Defeat St. Mary’s Academy, 57-36, on Thursday Night

Jan 14 2022 01:43:03

Photos by Alex Veliz

Girls Basketball:

La Salle won its eighth consecutive game on Thursday night.

The Lancers improve to 2-0 in Camino Real League play after a 57-36 victory over St. Mary’s Academy.

La Salle took a 28-12 lead into the half.

Kaden Cortes led the way with 20 points.

The freshman scored 12 of her 20 in the first half, including a pair of -point baskets.

Audrey Chen finished with 12 points and both Reese Wong and Ryann Riddle chipped in with eight points apiece for the Lancers.

Raylyn Fergerson led SMA with 10 points, while Ebbony Wilson and Iymani Seals chipped in with nine points each in the loss.

Up next: The Lancers will travel to Lakewood on Tuesday to battle St. Joseph in a Camino Real League contest.

Box Score:
SMA: 5-7-16-8-(36)
LS: 12-16-17-12-(57)

St. Mary’s Academy scoring: Raylyn Fergerson 10, Ebbony Wilson 9, Iymani Seals 9, Samai Granger 3, Heidi Luna 3, Imoree McGregory 2

La Salle scoring: Kaden Cortes 20, Audrey Chen 12, Reese Wong 8, Ryann Riddle 8, Avery Ward 6, Aubrey Ramos 2

Records: St. Mary’s Academy (11-4, 0-1); La Salle (16-2, 2-0)

To view a photo gallery by Alex Veliz, click on the Facebook link here: Facebook