Our Lady Grizzlies Basketball team (13-2; 3-0) has come out from under the radar by winning their first three Academy League games. The Lady Grizzlies returned from Christmas vacation and defeated the Tartans from St. Margaret’s 51-31 on January 3rd, in their league home opener. Later that week, the Grizzlies traveled to Sage Hill and scored a basket in the final seconds to sneak out a win; the final score was 44-43. You can read a detailed article by the LA Times here: Sage Hill vs. Calvary Chapel Downey.
On Tuesday, January 10th, the Grizzlies hosted the defending Academy League Champion Patriots from Oxford Academy. This game was a dog fight from start to finish, but culminated in a victory for the Lady Grizzlies, 38-33.
Video: Senior Sarah Welch sinks final free throw to close out the game.
The Grizzlies next challenge is on Friday night, January 13, 2017 as they travel to Cerritos to face the Whitney Wildcats for their Homecoming game.