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CHS ladies drop to 4-8 in VOL
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The Sonora Wildcats rolled to a 55-39 victory over Ceres High's varsity girls basketball team Thursday night at Bud Castle Gym.

"We haven't had a game like that all year," Bulldogs assistant coach Phil de la Porte said. "We've been competitive."

Fifth-place Ceres High dropped to 4-8 in the Valley Oak League standings. Second-place Sonora moved to 10-2 in conference play.

Kaylee Brown led the Bulldogs with nine points and 10 rebounds. Jode Johnson had nine points and seven rebounds. Amy Raymond, Brittany Lusk, Jamie Beck and Aimee Gunzenhauser tallied nine, six, four and two points, respectively.

Adrianne LeBlanc led the Wildcats with 13 points (two treys). Freshman Kelli Keefe made three 3-pointers on her way to scoring 12 points. Ali Chabot added nine points.

Sonora made four 3-pointers and all six of its free throws en route to building a commanding 22-6 lead in the first quarter.

The Wildcats made eight 3s and 17 of 22 fouls shots during the course of the one-sided game.

"They just blew us out," de la Porte said. "They shot unbelievable."

Sierra 52, Ceres 40

Johnson tallied 12 points and 11 rebounds, Lusk finished with 11 points and four assists and Brown added eight points and six boards during the Bulldogs' setback to the third-place Timberwolves on Tuesday, Feb. 5 at Phil de la Porte Gym.

Lilibeth Jaimes chipped in two points and six assists for Ceres High, which trailed 43-30 heading into the final period. Cassie Rayford and Aimee Gunzenhauser tallied four and two points, respectively. Stephanie Yankovich had one point.

Heather Scharmann, Sierra's junior center, scored 13 of her game-high 17 points in the third quarter. Ashley Tugade added 13 points, including three treys.