Lone Pine basketball wins, setting up big week

Lone Pine downs Boron, faces Scorpions and Trojans this week

by Arnie Palu
Februrary 8, 2016

Homecoming basketball at Lone Pine High School was  a big success with both the boys and girls varsity notching key wins over Boron.  This week Lone Pine will host Desert Tuesday (senior night), and wrap up the regular season Thursday with a trip to Silver Valley.  The Lone Pine Boys (11-1 Desert Mountain League) are currently tied with Silver Valley (11-1 DML) while the Golden Eagle Girls move into a third place tie (8-4) with Boron.  Desert and Silver Valley lead the girls standings.

Varsity Boys
Boron 25
Lone Pine 80

The Golden Eagles celebrated homecoming with a strong victory Friday night.  Brad Greene and Ryan Cappello logged double-doubles with 18 points and 12 rebounds for Greene and 13 points and 11 rebounds for Cappello.
The win keeps Lone Pine in the drivers seat for the DML championship.  Lone Pine has a challenging week starting with Desert Tuesday, and finishing the regular season on the road at Silver Valley.  Desert handed Lone Pine their only DML loss in two seasons earlier this year while Silver Valley boasts a 11-1 DML record.

Individual Statistics
Brad Greene, 18 points, 12 rebounds.
Ryan Cappello, 13 points, 11 rebounds.
Kishan Bhakta, 13 points.
Adrian Gonzalez, 11 points, 5 assists.
Eddy Ivey, 6 points.
Bryce Scott, 5 points, 3 steals.
Garrett Sullivan, 5 points, 5 assists.
Doug Moore, 4 points.
Coltan Martin, 3 points, 7 rebounds.
Jon Hall, 2 points.

Varsity Girls
Boron 39
Lone Pine 41

Lone Pine moves into a third place tie in the DML standings with a 41-39 win.  Lone Pine moves even with Boron with a 8-4 league record.  The Golden Eagle girls have a big week hosting #1 Desert Tuesday and traveling to #2 Silver Valley Thursday.

individual Statistics
Katelyn Button, 10 points, 4 rebounds, 2 assists, 2 steals.
Niki Martinez, 9 points, 5 rebounds, 2 steals.
Shelby Chevez, 9 points, 3 rebounds, 2 steals.
Cilia Ray, 8 points, 7 rebounds, 2 steals.
Katie Lacey, 4 points, 11 rebounds.
Lena Cariou, 1 point, 6 rebounds.
Ronni Siddall, 2 rebounds, 2 steals.

cover photo, by Gary Young.  Brad Greene vs Bishop, 2015

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