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Ponderosa 59, River City 26 — The Lady Bruins held leads of 18-2 after one quarter and 34-8 at halftime to easily dispatch the Raiders in Thursday’s opener of the Christian Brothers Holiday Classic. Ali Ryan bucketed 22 to pace Ponderosa followed closely by Olivia Nelson’s 17 points. Nicole Johnson was the third Bruin in double digits with 10 points.
Golden Sierra 38, Victory Christian 40 — The Grizzlies girls fought back from Thursday’s 14-6 first quarter deficit but fell short in their tournament opener at Victory Christian. Sarah Scroggins had nine points to lead Golden Sierra; Kaylee Schrader popped in eight; Emily Matthews, seven; and Gwen Brown added five points.
Oak Ridge 47, Orange Lutheran 63 — The Lady Trojans dropped their first game down south at the Brea Olinda tournament.
Oak Ridge 51, Summit 57 – Troy lost its second game at Brea Olinda High.
Oak Ridge 50, Cordova 43 — The Trojans took Thursday’s opener at the Jack Scott tournament at Rio Americano. Oak Ridge made a 15-4 first quarter lead hold in its victory over its long-time Sierra Valley Conference neighbor. Tyler Simms scored 20 points to lead the Trojans followed by Bryce Scott and DJ Leszzczynski with eight apiece; and Will Findlay added six points.
Golden Sierra 21, Wheatland 72 — The Grizzlies were overwhelmed by the tournament hosts in Thursday’s opener.