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Of local note: SH Prep girls win hoops tourney opener

Katie Drabot named Pac-12 Women's Swimmer of the Month

Senior Charlotte Levison scored 16 points and Sacred Heart Prep used a strong third quarter to pull ahead en route to a 50-45 victory over Lincoln San Francisco in the opening round of the Mills girls basketball tournament Wednesday.

Megan Norris and Grace Florendo combined to score 16 points for the Gators (1-1), who play Half Moon Bay (2-0) in Thursday's second round. The Cougars beat Pacific Bay Christian 55-24.

Lowell topped Eastside Prep 45-39 in another tournament contest.

Boys basketball

Gunn beat San Jose 72-43 in a nonleague contest Wednesday. The Titans (1-1) meet Aragon at 3:30 p.m. Tuesday in the opening round of the Burlingame Tournament.

Boys soccer

Priory downed visiting Nueva 5-2 in its season opener on Wednesday. The Panthers host Summit Prep at 3:30 p.m. Monday.

Gunn and Half Moon Bay played to a 1-1 tie on Wednesday. The Titans (0-0-2) travel to play Homestead at 5 p.m. Tuesday.

Women's swimming

Stanford senior Katie Drabot was named Pac-12 Women's Swimmer of the Month for November after earning a pair of wins at the Art Adamson Invitational at Texas A&M and leading the Cardinal to the team title.

Drabot won the 200-yard butterfly win a national best 1:53.14 and also won the 500 free in 4:35.84, second best time in the nation this season.

She also took second in the 200 free (1:44.38) and helped Stanford to second-place finishes in the 400 free relay (3:15.69) and 800 free relay (7:00.51). The Cardinal’s mark in the 800 free relay is currently good for the second-best time in the nation.

Stanford diver Mia Paulsen, a former Central Coast Section champion while at Menlo-Atherton, was one of three finalists for the Pac-12 Diver of the Month honor.

Former Stanford standout Katie Ledecky won the 800 meter free Wednesday at the Toyota U.S. Open Championship in Atlanta, swimming 8:14.59.

— Palo Alto Online Sports

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