Lone Pine Basketball is Rolling

Lone Pine High School hoops update

The Lone Pine High School boys basketball team notched win number 20 Wednesday night with a 65-43 victory over the Mammoth Huskies.  The win moves Lone Pine’s overall record to 20-2 and a perfect 11-0 in Desert Mountain League play.  Ryan Cappello continues his magical season with 25 points, 12 rebounds, 6 assists, and 6 blocks.  Garrett Sullivan also continues to stuff the stat columns with 19 points, 4 rebounds, 5 assists, and three blocked shots.  Adrian Gonzalez added 8 points and 4 steals.  Bryce Scott chipped in with 6 points, Kishan Bhakta 3 points 4 rebounds, and Coltan Martin and Eddy Ivey each had 2 points.  Lone Pine picked up the win playing without injured center Brad Greene.  Coach Scott Kemp is hoping to have Greene back next week.  Lone Pine returns to action Friday hosting Boron.
The Mammoth Huskies were led by Mario Rios with 22 points and Christian Orrick added 6.

Garrett Sullivan in action vs Bishop in the Christmas Classic
Garrett Sullivan in action vs Bishop in the Christmas Classic

Photo by Gary Young.

The Lone Pine varsity girls defeated Mammoth 38-23 Wednesday.  Individual statistics for Lone Pine:
Jessianne Joiner 12 points, 8 Rebs, 3 assists, 4 steals, 1 block
Nora Bergeum 8 points, 7 rebs, 1 assist, 7 steals
Emma Howe 6 points, 8 Rebs,
Katelyn Button 5 points, 6 Rebs, 5 steals, 1 assist
Lena Cariou 5 points, 17 Rebs, 4 steals, 1 assist
Emily Faircloth 2 points, 6 Rebs, 1 steal

Coach Elizabeth Stweart, “A good game against Mammoth who kept creeping up and keeping the score close. Arguably our second best game of the season as far as passing, beating the press, and running an offense with the intent to score. Also arguably our worst night of free throw shooting… Would like to acknowledge the exceptional sportsmanship demonstrated by mammoth coaching staff and players.”

On Monday the Golden Eagle girls topped  Vasquez 39-24.
Individual Statistics:
Nora Bergeum 9 points, 6 steals,
Katelyn button 7 points, 5 Rebs, 5 steals
Niki Martinez 6 points, 5 Rebs, 2 steals
Lena Cariou 6 points, 10 rebounds, 2 steals
Jessianne Joiner  5 points, 2 Rebs, 4 steals
Shyann Padilla 2 points, 3 Rebs, 3 steals
Cianni Benson 4 points

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