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PREP GIRLS BASKETBALL

Whitney rolls over Mira Loma with convincing 65-36 win

Wildcats improve to 3-4 in CAL
By: Joshua Gutierrez/Placer Herald Correspondent
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The Whitney girls basketball team kept Mira Loma winless in the Capital Athletic League by defending their home court 65-36 Friday night.

With a 3-4 record, Whitney sits midway in the CAL standings and will take on two of the top three opponents in the coming weeks.

On Senior Night, Molly McConnell helped secure a win for the Wildcats, scoring 20 points in her final game at home. 

Whitney burst out to a 16-0 run to start the game and never looked back. The win secured a sweep of the Matadors, who currently sit in last place.

Whitney will travel to Rio Americano Feb. 6. The Raiders defeated the Wildcats 61-34 in the third game of the CAL season.

Read more of Whitney’s home win over the Matadors and the last home game for Molly McConnell, Molly Miles, and Kristin Ladas in the Feb. 7 publication of the Placer Herald.

WHITNEY 65, MIRA LOMA 36

Matadors        4         15        11          6 – 36

Wildcats         22        19        12        12 - 65