High school girls basketball roundup: Panthers hold off Jaguars 65-55

Santa Rosa's Emily Codding drives to the basket as Windsor's Hannah May defends during the game held at Windsor High School, Thursday, Jan. 29, 2015. (Crista Jeremiason / The Press Democrat)

Santa Rosa’s Emily Codding drives to the basket as Windsor’s Hannah May defends during the game held at Windsor High School, Thursday, Jan. 29, 2015. (Crista Jeremiason / The Press Democrat)

By HOWARD SENZELL

FOR THE PRESS DEMOCRAT

Santa Rosa drained a dozen 3-point shots, a majority of those by Kylie Oden, as the visiting Panthers beat Windsor, 66-55, in NBL play Thursday night.

Oden nailed seven treys, while Emily Codding converted three and Sara Howard had two.

Windsor made seven shots beyond the arc, with Hannah May accounting for five of those.

The Panthers were in front most of the way and led 19-16 after one quarter. It was 36-31 at halftime.

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“We were down eight going to the fourth and never got closer than seven,” Windsor coach Jeff Paul said. “The storyline of the game was how well Santa Rosa shot 3s.”

Oden finished with 27 points, while Codding wound up with 15.

May took high-point honors for the home team with 17. She was followed by Jessica Barbosa (16) and Gabby Giddings (13).

MONTGOMERY 59, UKIAH 55

At Santa Rosa, the Vikings went on a 14-0 run in the fourth quarter and rallied to win.

Montgomery trailed by 10 after one quarter and by six heading to the fourth.

Sarah Iroz was among the heroes for Montgomery.

“She got us going,” Vikings coach Steve Bell said. “She had five steals and eight assists and just had an excellent game.”

Vikings freshman Shayla Newman was another player that came up big as the freshman finished with 16 points, 14 rebounds and five blocks.

Also for Montgomery, Destiny Grayer nailed five from behind the arc for her 15 points and Abby Lea had 14.

Ukiah got 20 points from Haylie Arnerich while Cassidy Schutz accounted for 15.

CARDINAL NEWMAN 72, RANCHO COTATE 32

At Rohnert Park, the Cardinals stretched their winning streak to 10. Newman has also won nine consecutive league games.

“We came out with good energy and maintained it over the entire game,” Cardinals coach Monica Mertle said. “We were focused and ready to play.”

The Cardinals had four players in double figures with Kylie Kiech and Lauren Walker leading the way with 14 points apiece. Tiffany Salinas had 12 and Hailey Vice-Neat added 10.

For Rancho, Camille Spackman scored 11.

CASA GRANDE 37, MARIA CARRILLO 29

At Petaluma, the Gauchos outscored the Pumas, 20-2, in the fourth quarter.

Carrillo led 27-17 after three.

“It was a total team defensive effort in the fourth,” Casa coach Dan Sack said. “We used full-court pressure and it paid off.”

Joy Jovick pulled down 18 rebounds for the Gauchos and also scored seven points. Molly Lundquist led the scoring with 11.

Myranda Gradney had seven for the Pumas, one more than Faith Deas.

In SCL action:

ANALY 54, HEALDSBURG 36

At Healdsburg, the Tigers broke open a close game by outscoring the home team, 20-7, in the fourth quarter.

Analy was up 34-29 after three.

Jenna Petray led the offense with 23 points while also grabbing 12 rebounds. Isabel Niedermair scored 11 to go along with 10 boards.

For Healdsburg, Hailey Roux took scoring honors with 14.

PETALUMA 49, PINER 34

At Santa Rosa, Allison Scranton scored a season-high 19 for the visitors.

Petaluma led 12-4 after one period and upped the margin to 10 by halftime.