Lady Mustangs Go For CIF State Championship
Mar 11, 2015 08:45AM ● Published by DigMB Staff
The Lady Mustangs are the No. 3 seed in the single-elimination tournament, which brings together the top 16 teams in the southern half of California.
"We have had a great season, the best in the past several years," said Coach John Lapham. "Despite playing a very difficult schedule, we have gone 24-7, and beaten a number of very highly ranked teams. We lost in the CIF finals on Saturday (to Redondo Union High School) but are proud to have made it there two years in a row." Only the top teams from that tournament were invited to compete in the state championships.
The Wolverines, ranked 14th in the tourney, have 21 wins and 7 losses to their name, with a 7-3 record on the road.
Redondo hosts San Pedro High School at 6 p.m. tonight. A re-match between MCHS and RUHS would take both teams winning their first two games in the CIF State tournament that begins tonight.
If the Mustangs win tonight, they play at home Saturday at 6 p.m.
The Mustangs are led by senior point guard Keilani Ikehara and sophomore forward Allie Navarette. Other key players include seniors Patience Taylor, Haley Tojo, and Devon Feaster, along with sophomores Halle Maeda, Laura Sheckter and Alexa Underwood.
Admission to tournament games are $9 for general admission and $5 for children, students with an ASB card and senior citizens.