Mercado & Acuna Score 14 Points Apiece in Bonita’s 59-11 Rout of West Covina; Bearcats to Face San Dimas on Monday

Dec 01 2023 12:15:41

Girls Basketball:

It’s not often when one can say a game is over after one quarter, but such was the case on Thursday.

Bonita led 23-0 after the first period, and cruised to a 59-11 victory over West Covina.

Lexi Mercado and Naomi Acuna had 14 points apiece to lead the BHS offense.

Mercado and Acuna both hit a pair of 3-pointers as well.

Maei’a Reaves scored eight points in the win.

Clarissa Mendez had a team-high four points for West Covina.

Tressa Beatty and Serenity Henderson hit one 3-pointer apiece, and both contributed seven points for the Bearcats.

Up next: Bonita travels to rival San Dimas (3-1) on Monday for a showdown with the Saints.

The tip is set for 5:30.

Box Score:
WC: 0-5-0-6-(11)
B: 23-17-15-4-(59)

West Covina scoring: Clarissa Mendez 4, Makenzie Xie 3, Babee Lauw 2, Carlee Macias 1, Amanda Guzman 1

Bonita scoring: Lexi Mercado 14, Naomi Acuna 14, Malei’a Reaves 8, Tressa Beatty 7, Serenity Henderson 7, Joslyn Flores 4, Isabella Sigala 3, Madiln Arzate 2

Records: West Covina (1-5); Bonita (3-1)