February 6, 2013 - 9:28 pm
Dajah Washington drained the game-winning 3-pointer with six seconds left Wednesday to lift Coronado’s girls basketball team to a 45-44 victory over visiting Basic.
Washington, who finished with 15 points, then came up with a steal to preserve the win.
Sofie Cruz had 17 points for the Cougars, who trailed 30-25 after three quarters. Coronado was 15 of 19 from the free-throw line, compared to a 10-for-21 effort by Basic.
Jayla Brown led the Wolves with 22 points. Dana Deloney and Raevyn Allen each scored 11 points for Basic, which was assessed a technical foul when leading 39-33 in the fourth quarter for having six players on the floor.
Liberty 52, Foothill 36 — At Liberty, Paris Strawther scored 23 points and grabbed 15 rebounds as the Patriots clinched the Southeast League title with a win over the Falcons.
Sydney Clark had eight points, five rebounds and two assists, and Dayanni Cochran supplied seven points and four rebounds for Liberty, which trailed 10-6 after one quarter but led 21-20 at halftime.
Taylor Turney paced Foothill with 15 points.
Arbor View 58, Sierra Vista 32 — At Sierra Vista, Dana Lewis tallied 22 points, and Ariona Gill added 14 points as the Aggies clinched the outright Northwest League title with a win over the Mountain Lions.
Janae Strode and Jocelyn Jordan each supplied seven points for Arbor View, which opened the game on a 15-2 run.
Enas Ajaj and Brandie Tomas each scored nine points for Sierra Vista.
Las Vegas 65, Valley 63 — At Valley, Shomari Harris poured in 37 points, including all 14 of Las Vegas’ points in the fourth quarter, as the Wildcats held off the Vikings.
Harris made three 3-pointers and finished 6 of 7 from the free-throw line for Las Vegas, which got 13 points from Matti Ventling.
Taylor Payne posted 19 points and 20 rebounds, and Tyricia Payne supplied 17 points for Valley.
Kennedy Wharton contributed 12 points and 11 rebounds, and Zhani Thomas had 10 points for the Vikings.
Silverado 49, Rancho 46 — At Silverado, Jasmyn Garcia scored 17 points, and the Skyhawks rallied from a 10-point deficit in the third quarter to defeat the Rams.
A.J. Hodas finished with 14 points, and Brittany Loguidice added 12 points, including two free throws with five seconds left that provided the final margin of victory.
Darje Martin led Rancho with 15 points and LaKissa Martin chipped in with 14 points.
Durango 47, Spring Valley 43 — At Durango, Brittany Romo scored 20 points, including four of Durango’s six points in overtime, to lead the Trailblazers to a win over the Grizzlies.
Jazmine Chavez supplied 17 points and 12 rebounds for Durango.
Krystal McKnight had 14 points, and Shawna Patterson scored 11 to lead Spring Valley.
Canyon Springs 87, Green Valley 48 — At Green Valley, Cherise Beynon and Alexia Thrower each supplied 19 points to help the Pioneers to an easy win over the Gators.
Mandy Chitwood added 18 points for Canyon Springs, which got 10 points apiece from Daijhan Cooks and Mia Russel.
Maggie Manwarren had 16 points, and Rianna Rudolph notched 15 points to lead Green Valley.
Palo Verde 46, Shadow Ridge 37 — At Shadow Ridge, Ivana Ganeva scored 17 points to lead the Panthers past the Mustangs.
Nallah Thomas had 14 points for Palo Verde, which led only 17-15 at the half.
Kaila Hurley had 12 points, and Aubree Nish scored 11 for Shadow Ridge.
Del Sol 54, Eldorado 33 — At Del Sol, Chloe Cabanas scored nine of her 22 points in the third quarter, and the Dragons used a 28-0 run during parts of the second, third and fourth quarters to top the Sundevils.
Melissa DeSantiago added 14 points for Del Sol.
Denisheun Jackson had 17 points, and Desia Walker scored 11 for Eldorado.