The Redwood Rangers had another outstanding performance in West Yosemite League girls basketball with a 58-21 win over the Golden West Trailblazers on Friday night at Redwood High School.
Not only did the victory result in the Rangers recording their 20th win for the second straight season under head coach Jason Black, it also marked Black's 100th career coaching win.
Corissa Turley had 18 points to lead Redwood (20-5, 9-2). Taylor Carter added 12 points, and Jasmine Black had eight points.
Jessica Mathias and Jordyn Street each had five points for Golden West (8-13, 2-8).
Redwood 95, Golden West 68: The Rangers clinched a spot in the Central Section Division II playoffs with a win over the Trailblazers at Golden West.
The win guaranteed Redwood (13-12, 5-6) a .500 overall record, a district prerequisite for a postseason play.
Redwood was up 33-27 at halftime, but seized complete control by outscoring Golden West 37-21 in the third quarter. The Rangers scored 62 points in the second half.
Raul Alvarez and Ricky Ramirez each had 16 points for Redwood. Mikey Montoya had 15 points.
Anthony Chandler had a game-high 23 points for Golden West (4-18, 1-9). Troy Stainbrook added 12 points for the Trailblazers.
Mt. Whitney 57, Hanford West 51: Dannon Frigulti scored 15 points and Tucker Mendonca added 13 as the Pioneers beat the Huskies in a WYL game in Visalia.
The win moves Mt. Whitney (14-9, 7-3) back into second place in the WYL standings behind first place Lemoore at 8-2.
Frigulti made nine rebounds, second only to Dahlenburg's 10.
Exeter 56, Immanuel 33: Jordan Bayne scored 16 points and Eli Garver added 14 to lead the Monarchs past the Eagles in a Central Sequoia League game in Exeter.
El Diamante 2, Golden West 1: The Miners kept their playoff hopes alive with an overtime goal by Marisa Lemus to beat the Trailblazers in a WYL match in Visalia.
For the second week in a row, Mari Flores connected with Lemus on a corner kick for the game winning goal. Lemus volleyed the kick in the second period of overtime to give El Diamante (9-12-4, 5-5-2) a .500 record in league play.
Olivia Montion gave the Miners a 1-0 lead early in the first half. Golden West tied it just before the halftime horn.
Central Valley Christian 3, Kingsburg 0: The Cavaliers used three first half goals to finish CSL play undefeated with win over the Vikings in Visalia.
Nicole Bouvia scored the first two goals before Kayla Stock added a third for CVC (12-7-3, 9-0-1), all before the halftime horn. Emily Whyte made four saves to preserve the shutout.
Redwood 1, Mt. Whitney 0: Kylie McClellan scored the game's only goal as the Rangers beat the Pioneers in a WYL match in Visalia.
Brittany Ontiveros assisted the goal for Redwood (20-4-1, 11-1), which finished with a school record 20 wins in the regular season and went 11-1 in WYL play for the second consecutive year.
Mt. Whitney 2, Redwood 1: Eber Ramirez scored both of the Pioneers' goals in their regular-season-ending win over the Rangers.
Blake Aguiar and Jose Solano had assists on Ramirez's goals. Austin Aguiar had three saves for Mt. Whitney (13-9-3, 8-4).
Mt. Whitney will advance to the Division III playoffs.
Kingsburg 2, CVC 1: The Vikings edged the Cavaliers in a CSL match. Kyle Vizzolini scored for CVC (11-10-1, 4-5-1).
East Sequoia League Tournament: Granite Hills won the East Sequoia League tournament by one point with a last second victory by Robert Barrios of Sierra Pacific at 285 over Anthony Anaya of Corcoran.
The result clinched a share of the ESL title for Granite Hills with regular season champion Corcoran. Barrios was voted league MVP by the head coaches.
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