Girls Varsity Basketball · Girls Varsity Basketball beats La Serna 58 – 57

W 58 Whittier Christian High School
57 La Serna High School
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Whittier Christian High School vs La Serna High School
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1 4   9
2 14   21
3 18   16
4 14   4
OT1 8   7

The Whittier Christian Lady Heralds won a come from behind overtime thriller 58-57 over the La Serna Lancers Saturday evening. The visiting Heralds outscored La Serna in the 4th quarter 14-4 to overcome a 10 point deficit at the end of the 3rd quarter. Point guard Joleen Corona hit two free throws with 5 seconds left in regulation to send it into OT. Corona then scored on a driving lay-up with 1 second left in OT to give the Heralds the victory. Corona finished with 40 points making 13 of her 23 attempts (57%) and had 6 three pointers on 12 attempts. Joleen also had a team high 4 steals while dishing out 3 assists, and grabbing 4 rebounds. Center Clairessa Watkins reached double figures by scoring 10 points to go along with 6 rebounds and two key blocks in the 4th quarter. Forward Juliette Corona had a team high 7 rebounds and handed out 2 assists. The Heralds improve to 14-3 with tonight’s victory. Whittier Christian begins league play at home against Maranatha High Tuesday evening at 5:30 pm.