Prep Wrapup: Lowell girls baskeball rolls against Balboa in AAA semifinals

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Girls Basketball: Lowell 75, Balboa 40

As they’ve done all season, the Cardinals (24-4) dominated the first two rounds of the Academic Athletic Association playoffs, including a rout of the Buccaneers (11-11) in the semifinals on Tuesday at Kezar Pavilion.

Lowell junior forward Lorna Tuufuli led the Cardinals with a game-high 19 points, but Jillian Doherty (12 points), Angie Ng (11) and Katarina Lum (10) also scored in double figures.

Balboa junior guard Malaysia Basallo was the only Balboa player to score in double figures, with a team-high 13 points.

– Josh Levine

Baseball: Riordan 4, Half Moon Bay 1

The Crusaders (3-1) only had three hits against the Cougars (1-1), but got a two-RBI single from senior first baseman Eduardo Santos in the first inning and junior starting pitcher Jorge Navarro handled the rest.

Navarro allowed one run and three hits in a complete-game victory. He struck out five and walked one on 91 pitches to secure his second win of the season.

Girls Soccer: Lowell 7, Balboa 0

The 14-time defending AAA champion Cardinals (1-1, 1-0) started the league season with a bang, dominating the Bucs (0-1, 0-1).

Lowell junior Annie Corkery had two goals and Deedee Pearce, Alejandra Sanchez, Caley Rittman, Natalie Kaliss and Jenny Kallenburg all had one goal apiece.

Girls Soccer: Mission 8, SFI 0

The Bears (1-0 in AAA play) got five goals from junior midfielder Yessania Aguilar in a runaway win over the Huskies (0-1 in AAA). Sophomore midfielder Joanna Beltran also scored a goal for Mission.

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  1. No surprise that Lowell won. Great job Lowell. One more game and the championship is all yours.

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