California loses district championship to Skyline

California's TyleRe Goans (10) puts up a shot during the semifinal game against Eugene Wednesday, March 2.

California's TyleRe Goans (10) puts up a shot during the semifinal game against Eugene Wednesday, March 2. Photo by April Arnett.

After defeating Iberia 59-33 in the first round of the Class 3 District 10 Basketball Tournament Feb. 28 at Cole Camp, the Lady Pintos, seeded second, went on to defeat Eugene 52-44 in semifinals Wednesday, March 2, to advance to the championship game Saturday, March 5, where California fell to top-seeded Skyline 46-32 to end the season 17-7.

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California's Lesa Langlotz goes in for a shot during the Lady Pintos' district championship game Saturday, March 5 at Cole camp.

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The Lady Pintos gathered for a final team picture following the district championship game against Skyline Saturday, March 5. Front row, from left, are seniors Kelci Dampf, Lesa Langlotz and TyleRe Goans; middle row, Coach Bobby Sangster, Kirstyn Roush, Kaitlyn Allison, Elle Miller, Beth Crow, Karin Bolinger, Caitlin Meyer and Morgan Bestgen; back row, Meleigha Caudel, Sydney Deeken and Holly Wolfrum.

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California Head Coach Bobby Sangster gives a fist-pump while Lady Pinto Kirstyn Roush jumps to her feet to cheer after teammate Beth Crow hit two free throws to put California ahead of Eugene 48-44 with just 28 seconds remaining in the Class 3 District 10 semifinal game at Cole Camp Wednesday, March 2.

For more of this story check out the March 9 issue of the California Democrat.

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