High school girls basketball roundup: Petaluma clamps down in win

Petaluma's Jenna Teagarden drives to the basket between Sonoma Valley's Renee O'Donnell, left, and Kayla Field, right, during the game held at Petaluma High School, Tuesday, Jan. 27, 2015. (Crista Jeremiason / The Press Democrat)

Petaluma’s Jenna Teagarden drives to the basket between Sonoma Valley’s Renee O’Donnell, left, and Kayla Field, right, during the game held at Petaluma High School, Tuesday, Jan. 27, 2015. (Crista Jeremiason / The Press Democrat)

By HOWARD SENZELL

FOR THE PRESS DEMOCRAT

Petaluma played one of its best games of the year while defeating visiting Sonoma Valley, 52-39, in SCL girls basketball action Tuesday night.

“This was a sweet win because Sonoma beat us earlier in the season at their place,” Coach Janelle Robello said. “This was the best defensive game of the season for us.”

Petaluma held the Dragons to 11 points in the second half.

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Joelle Krist led Petaluma with 16 points while Cassie Baddeley contributed 13. Emily O’Keefe came off the bench to score nine.

ANALY 59, PINER 18

At Sebastopol, Saja Weaver had a double-double to lead the Tigers. She scored 14 points and pulled down 10 rebounds.

Analy’s defense held the Prospectors to one point in the second quarter.
Sophie McFadden scored 12 for the Tigers while Valerie Viramontes was credited with six steals in the first half.

Analy improved to 14-7 and 6-1 in the SCL.

CARDINAL NEWMAN 65, MONTGOMERY 37

At Santa Rosa, the Cardinals won their ninth consecutive game. A 20-1 run in the third quarter broke the game open. Montgomery trailed by only nine at halftime.

“We didn’t play well in the first half,” Newman coach Monica Mertle said.

“We played with a lot more energy and determination in the second half.”

Kylie Kiech led the offense with 16 points.

Maiya Flores added 12 while Megan McConnell wound up with 11 off the bench, Nine of those points came from 3-point territory.

Shayla Newman led the Montgomery offense with 11 points.

The Cardinals are 8-0 in the NBL.

SANTA ROSA 61, CASA GRANDE 40

At Santa Rosa, the Panthers jumped out to a 20-3 lead after one quarter.

Kylie Oden led Santa Rosa with 22 points. Emily Codding also had solid numbers with 13 points and eight rebounds.

“We showed a lot of improvement on defense,” coach Jim Gomes said. “We’ve been working hard to get better and it showed. I feel real good about the defense going forward.”

Joy Jovick had 10 points and 11 rebounds for the Gauchos. Cassidy McKinney finished with nine points.

RANCHO COTATE 72, MARIA CARRILLO 54

At Santa Rosa, Reilani Peleti scored 26 points and Camille Stackman chipped in 20 to lead the Cougars to their first league victory.

Claire Howard led Maria Carrillo with 20 points.

Rancho Cotate improved to 8-11 overall and 1-7 in league. Maria Carrillo fell to 6-14 and 1-7.

HEALDSBURG 40, EL MOLINO 27

At Forestville, Hailey Roux had 10 points to lead Healdsburg (15-6, 4-3 SCL). Kayla Allen scored 10 in defeat for El Molino (1-13, 0-5).

ROSELAND PREP 37, RV CHRISTIAN 28

At Santa Rosa, Gabby Roldan scored 20 points to lead the home team to victory.

Roseland (7-10 overall) improved its league record to 4-3. Rincon Valley Christian fell to 8-8 and 4-3.

CALISTOGA 50, TOMALES 22

At Calistoga, Jenna Franklin scored 20 points to pace the Wildcats. Stefani Lopez added 10 and Diana Alvarez scored eight for Calistoga. The Wildcats (6-12, 1-6 NCL II) won their first game in league play.

ROUND VALLEY 45, POINT ARENA 26

At Covelo, Traylor Gravier’s 13 points led the Mustangs (10-7, 6-0 NCL III). Karissa McCoy (nine points) and Christina Phillips (six) were also key contributors. Sabrina Sundstrom scored 15 points to lead Point Arena (10-7, 2-3).