Estancia High School Girls’ Basketball lost to St. Joseph High School, 63-32, on pre-season scrimmage on November 9, 2018.
St. Joseph started the quarter with the ball in their position. Estancia had an unproductive quarter until senior, Dayana Martinez entered and scored their first few points. A few seconds later senior, Daisy Albarran, was injured and then removed from the game in an attempted layup. The ending score for the first quarter was 13-7, in St. Joseph’s favor.
In the second quarter, Estancia came out aggressive and physical sending the Jesters to the foul line where they scored the majority of their points. Senior, Queen Ceruti, recorded Estancia’s first three pointer of the game bringing them within 15 points at the half, 31-16.
Both teams came out aggressively in the third quarter with many trips to the free throw line and buckets being traded back and forth. Coach Barry Fryslie stated, “Our team played really hard, I was really glad that they were passing the ball during the game. They played aggressive on defense, we were worried they wouldn’t play aggressive because we are a young team.” The Jesters pulled away in the third quarter with a 23 point lead, 49-26.
The Eagles started to create more open shots but failed to make their free-throws throughout the fourth quarter, losing to the Jesters 63-32.
Reporter: Jennifer Neri