Prep Wrapup: International girls basketball gets first win of the season
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Girls Basketball: International 66, Fremont Christian 25
The Jaguars (1-2) have been playing without standout shooting guard Denia Ebersole, who was injured early in the first game of their season, but got a lift from fellow guard Natalie Kelly against the Warriors (1-5).
The sophomore scored a game-high 24 points, while Emilia Omerberg and Shayna Mehta added 11 points apiece. International sophomore Kassie Encinas also added 10 points.
Boys Basketball: International 39, Drew 30
The Jaguars’ (1-2) boys team also got on the winning track, overcoming a sloppy game to beat Drew (1-5).
Guard Eli Jacobson was the only International player to score in double figures with a game-high 21 points.
Boys Basketball: Jewish Community 54, Chinese Christian 29
The Wolves (4-1) got a double-double from both Grant Fineman (19 points, 11 rebounds) and Michael Kostukovsky (16 points, 12 rebounds) in the win, while the Rams (1-8) dropped their third game to a City school this season.
Girls Basketball: California 49, Lincoln 48
The Mustangs (2-4) nearly upset the Grizzlies (2-3) in the first round of the Lady Hornet Invitational at Alameda High School, but their final free throw in the last minute of play didn’t go down.
The Lincoln frontcourt led the way, behind 22 points, eight rebounds and five assists from junior forward Michelle Wong and 14 points and 10 rebounds from senior center Jessica Garrett.
The Mustangs will take on Oakland in the consolation bracket on Friday.