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SULTANS CLAIM VICTORY WITH GREAT SECOND HALF

EASTCOUNTY GIRLS BASKETBALL

BY ADAM PAUL

ECPREPS.COM

1/8/19

GROSSMONT VALLEY LEAGUE

SANTANA 43, EL CAJON VALLEY 25

Both the Braves and the Sultans were looking to get on the right track in league play but it would be the Sultans in front of their home crowd that garnered the victory.

El Cajon Valley came into the contest off to one of their best starts in recent memory at 11-3, unfortunately, overcome the second half of Santana who were able to overcome a slow start in the first half and make the necessary adjustments in the second half.

The second half adjustments by the Sultans included hitting their key spots and nailing baskets and playing great man to man defense.

In front of a big home crowd, the Sultans were led by Aliya Stone who scored 13 points, grabbed 5 boards and blocked 5 shots. Her teammate Bella Terry registered a double-double of 10 points and 12 boards and also blocked 6 shots, finally, Lakaila Aquiningoc-David scored 9 points.

With the loss, the Braves fall to 11-4 and 0-1 in league play while the Sultans improve to 5-12 and 1-0.

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