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Lady Pintos lose to Hillcrest

Lady Pintos lose to Hillcrest

December 20th, 2011 in News

California's Sydney Deeken puts up a shot during fourth-quarter action at the varsity game at Russellville Monday night. The Lady Pintos defeated the Lady Indians 58-51.

Photo by Paula Earls

California's varsity girls traveled to Springfield Friday, where they suffered a 71-52 loss to Hillcrest.

"This was a tough night for the Lady Pintos," California Head Coach Bobby Sangster said.

Hillcrest outscored California 19-14 in the first quarter and 17-14 in the second to lead 36-28 at the half. Hillcrest then managed 21 points to California's 10 in the third quarter to lead 57-38 going into the final frame. An even 14-14 fourth quarter left the win with Hillcrest.

For more of this story check out the Dec. 21 issue of the California Democrat.