Girls Varsity Basketball · Girls Varsity Basketball beats Valley Christian/Cerritos 61 – 32

61 Whittier Christian High School
32 Valley Christian/Cerritos
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The Whittier Christian Lady Heralds defeated the host Valley Christian Crusaders to preserve their 2nd place entry into the CIF Southern Section division 3A playoffs. After losing to the Crusaders on Tuesday by 4 points, the Heralds found both their shooting touch and their defensive focus to get the victory. Leading the Heralds was point guard Joleen Corona and center Clairessa Watkins. Corona scored 24 points hitting 4 of her 6 three pointers and going 8 of 11 from the charity stripe. Watkins scored 15 points going 7 of 15 from the field while grabbing a team high 7 rebounds and blocking 4 shots. Forward Jamee Joseph tallied 6 boards, 2 blocked shots and went 2 of 2 from field to score 4 points. Forward Amaya Norris went 3 of 4 from freethrow line to score 5 points, dish out 3 assists (team high) and pull down 5 rebounds. The Lady Heralds improve to 20-7 on the season and will find out Sunday afternoon their 1st round opponent and location for Thursday evening.