Foothill girls hoops roundup: Canyon, Valencia keep pace for title

By Signal Staff

Last update: Tuesday, February 7th, 2017

Canyon and Valencia highs kept pace Tuesday night in the race for the Foothill League girls basketball title.

Neither team was tested.

The Cowboys beat West Ranch 66-12 at West Ranch with Rachel Bowers’ 17 points leading the way.

Brooke Mitchell added 13 points for Canyon (17-9 overall, 8-1 in Foothill), while teammate Alaina Garcia scored 11.

The Cowboys held the Wildcats (6-20, 1-8) to five or less points in each quarter.

As for Valencia, it beat Saugus 95-36 at home, opening the game by outscoring the Centurions 33-5 in the first quarter.

If Canyon wins at Saugus (13-15, 4-5) on Friday, and Valencia (21-5, 8-1) takes down Hart at home, the schools will share the Foothill League title after splitting the league series.

Valencia beat Canyon 47-45 on Jan. 17, and the Cowboys won 64-48 on Feb. 3, snapping Valencia’s 23-game league winning streak.

In other Foothill League action Tuesday, Hart beat Golden Valley 75-43.

Annie Christofferson led the Indians (11-13, 6-3) with 18 points, while Nicole Benz followed with 16 points and Abby Copley scored 13.

Serene Tyus led Golden Valley (8-18, 0-9) with 21 points.

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Foothill girls hoops roundup: Canyon, Valencia keep pace for title

Canyon and Valencia highs kept pace Tuesday night in the race for the Foothill League girls basketball title.

Neither team was tested.

The Cowboys beat West Ranch 66-12 at West Ranch with Rachel Bowers’ 17 points leading the way.

Brooke Mitchell added 13 points for Canyon (17-9 overall, 8-1 in Foothill), while teammate Alaina Garcia scored 11.

The Cowboys held the Wildcats (6-20, 1-8) to five or less points in each quarter.

As for Valencia, it beat Saugus 95-36 at home, opening the game by outscoring the Centurions 33-5 in the first quarter.

If Canyon wins at Saugus (13-15, 4-5) on Friday, and Valencia (21-5, 8-1) takes down Hart at home, the schools will share the Foothill League title after splitting the league series.

Valencia beat Canyon 47-45 on Jan. 17, and the Cowboys won 64-48 on Feb. 3, snapping Valencia’s 23-game league winning streak.

In other Foothill League action Tuesday, Hart beat Golden Valley 75-43.

Annie Christofferson led the Indians (11-13, 6-3) with 18 points, while Nicole Benz followed with 16 points and Abby Copley scored 13.

Serene Tyus led Golden Valley (8-18, 0-9) with 21 points.

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