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Kepenekian’s shot lifts Burbank to win

GIRLS’ BASKETBALL

Burbank 52, Valencia 49: Bulldog senior Christine Kepenekian has

hit her share of big shots during her four-year varsity career.

However, her effort Friday against the visiting Vikings might have

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been her best yet, as it lifted Burbank to a Foothill League victory.

Kepenekian hit a long-range, game-winning three-pointer at the

buzzer for the Bulldogs’ first league victory.

Kepenekian -- a former Leader All-Area Player of the Year --

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scored 17 points and had 13 rebounds and teammate Roxy Quintero

poured in 17 points

Bell-Jeff 54, La Salle 33: The Guards (5-0 in league) remained

undefeated in the Sunshine League on Saturday with a win on the road.

BOYS’ BASKETBALL

Providence 47, Yeshiva 44: Harout Messrelian scored 25 of his

team’s 47 points to lead Providence (13-2, 6-1 in league) Saturday in

a Liberty League game in the Pioneers’ gym.

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The Pioneers are in second place in league.

Valencia 68, Burbank 47: The Bulldogs had no answer for Viking

Allen Husted -- 18 points -- Friday as the Bulldogs remained winless

in the Foothill League with a loss on the road.

Bell Jeff 55, St. Genevieve 34: Clarence Viray and Brian Alfaro

each scored 16 points to lead host Bell-Jeff (9-7, 1-1) Friday in a Santa Fe League road game.

After falling behind, 14-9, after the first quarter, Bell-Jeff

outscored the Valiants, 31-13, in the second half.

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GIRLS’ SOCCER

Burroughs 1, Saugus 0: The Indians claimed their first Foothill

League win Friday by defeating the visiting Centurions.

The Indians got the only goal they needed in the 20th minute when

Rebeca Mendez scored on an assist from Sonia Segory.

“Out defense played very well,” Burroughs Coach Mike Marcos said.

“We have been playing well, we only lost to Hart, 1-0.

In goal, Justine McCabe was kept busy, stopping 14 shots.

Compiled by Jeff Tully


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