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Woodside girls place fourth in basketball tournament

The Woodside girls basketball team finished fourth at the Cupertino Tournament after dropping a 59-42 decision to Saratoga on Thursday night.

Emma Kinder scored to give the Wildcats (3-4) a 17-16 lead early in the second quarter. Saratoga then went on a 33-10 run to open a 50-26 lead entering the fourth quarter.

Erika Rohlfes scored eight points during a 14-4 run to open the final period, helping Woodside pull within 54-40.

In a game played Wednesday, freshman Lani Stores hit a 10-foot jumper with six seconds remaining to give Sequoia a 32-30 victory over visiting Half Moon Bay.

Following a timeout with 9.2 seconds left, MaryJane Hartman inbounded the ball to Stores near the foul line. Stores dribbled into the paint and then took the winning shot.

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Sequoia (5-4) opens the Newark Memorial Tournament against Santa Clara at 6:15 p.m. Tuesday.

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Mission was forced to cancel Thursday’s game at Menlo-Atherton due to COVID concerns.

The Bears (3-2) travel to the Cactus Jam Phoenix Hoop Classic, which opens Monday at three sites in the Phoenix region: Chandler Prep Academy, Scottsdale Christian Academy and Sunnyslope High.

M-A is scheduled to open Monday afternoon with a game against Cleveland Heights (Ohio).

In a non-league game, Mountain View downed Silver Creek 56-47 as Maddox Telkamp scored 14 points and Joey Pier added 13 points and nine rebounds.

Joe Brown, Patrick Kane and Armaan Punjabi combined for another 19 points for the Spartans (6-3), who open the Aptos Warriors Invite with an 11 a.m. game against North Monterey County on Monday.

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Woodside girls place fourth in basketball tournament

Uploaded: Thu, Dec 23, 2021, 8:45 pm
Updated: Sun, Dec 26, 2021, 8:40 am

The Woodside girls basketball team finished fourth at the Cupertino Tournament after dropping a 59-42 decision to Saratoga on Thursday night.

Emma Kinder scored to give the Wildcats (3-4) a 17-16 lead early in the second quarter. Saratoga then went on a 33-10 run to open a 50-26 lead entering the fourth quarter.

Erika Rohlfes scored eight points during a 14-4 run to open the final period, helping Woodside pull within 54-40.

In a game played Wednesday, freshman Lani Stores hit a 10-foot jumper with six seconds remaining to give Sequoia a 32-30 victory over visiting Half Moon Bay.

Following a timeout with 9.2 seconds left, MaryJane Hartman inbounded the ball to Stores near the foul line. Stores dribbled into the paint and then took the winning shot.

Sequoia (5-4) opens the Newark Memorial Tournament against Santa Clara at 6:15 p.m. Tuesday.

Mission was forced to cancel Thursday’s game at Menlo-Atherton due to COVID concerns.

The Bears (3-2) travel to the Cactus Jam Phoenix Hoop Classic, which opens Monday at three sites in the Phoenix region: Chandler Prep Academy, Scottsdale Christian Academy and Sunnyslope High.

M-A is scheduled to open Monday afternoon with a game against Cleveland Heights (Ohio).

In a non-league game, Mountain View downed Silver Creek 56-47 as Maddox Telkamp scored 14 points and Joey Pier added 13 points and nine rebounds.

Joe Brown, Patrick Kane and Armaan Punjabi combined for another 19 points for the Spartans (6-3), who open the Aptos Warriors Invite with an 11 a.m. game against North Monterey County on Monday.

Rick Eymer

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