Pasadena Poly 65, Marshall Fundamental 31: The defending Poly Tournament champion Panthers opened up defense of their title Tuesday afternoon with a convincing victory in pool play.
Center Kaitlyn Olah scored a career-high 29 points, which accompanied her 12 rebounds, while Kiki Yang added 14 points and 12 steals and Courtney Foster tallied nine points and four steals for the Panthers (4-1).
Dominique Molina led the Eagles (0-3) with nine points, while Hannah Scanlan added eight points for Marshall.
Westridge 56, Blair 54 (OT): The visiting Tigers relied on 20 points and 20 rebounds from junior center Carmen Costa in holding off the Vikings in nonleague action Tuesday afternoon.
Senior guard Lili Lim added 12 points, six rebounds, five assists and senior Courtney Sloan chipped in 10 points and 11 rebounds for Westridge (3-0).
South Pasadena 50, Flintridge Sacred Heart Academy 44: The Tigers (3-2) opened with a victory in pool play of the Poly Tournament on Tuesday evening. The victory avenges a 41-38 loss to the Tologs in the San Marino Tournament on Nov. 24.
Holy Martyrs 45, Maranatha 23: The Minutemen only scored more than six points in one quarter in falling in pool play of the Poly Tournament on Tuesday evening. Ebony Martin led Maranatha (0-2) with 13 points and four rebounds.
Heritage Christian 54, Mayfield 34: After falling behind 40-16 at the half, the visiting Cubs did not rebound in Monday’s pool play action of the Providence Tournament.
Junior guard Melissa Venegas scored nine points and tallied three rebounds and three steals for the Cubs (1-1), who also received eight points, six rebounds and one steal from Remy Traglio and eight points, six steals, three rebounds and two assists from Megan Villar.
Maranatha 64, Holy Martyrs Armenian 46: The Minutemen had four double-digit scorers, led by Jalen Jones’ 18, as they prevailed Tuesday afternoon in pool play of the Poly Tournament.
Michael DeMeester tossed in 13, followed by Caylan Swinnie’s 11 and Jeremy Major’s 10. Jones had three three-point buckets, five rebounds and three steals, while DeMeester had 11 boards and Major added six assists for the Minutemen (2-0).
San Marino 67, Don Bosc Tech 59 (OT): The Titans kick-started pool play of the Poly Tournament with a victory Tuesday afternoon.
Garette Verdugo scored a game-high 15 points for the Titans (3-2), while Jasper Hwang, Kevin Wang and Jamal Etayeb all added 14 points apiece.
La Salle 1, Poly 0: A goal in the final minute of the first half proved to be the difference in Tuesday afternoon’s nonleague match.
Goalie Brian Ward finished with four saves for the Panthers (1-3).
Mayfield Senior 4, Alverno 1: There was no question as to who the better team was as the Cubs opened with three-first half goals en route to a pool play victory at Tuesday afternoon’s Duarte Tournament.
Jessica Sarni led Mayfield (2-0) with two goals, as Marina Marmolejo and Emily Serhan also added scores. Kennedy Dinius contributed two assists and Amanda Mendoza for Mayfield.
Cubs goalie Marissa Valenzuela totaled two saves.
Flintridge Sacred Heart 5, Maranatha 0: Goalie Alex Ojeda finished with nine saves for the Minutemen (0-3) after a nonleague defeat Tuesday afternoon.
Maranatha was coming off playing two matches in Saturday’s pool play action of the Don Lugo Tournament that consisted of tough 1-0 losses to Diamond Ranch and Alta Loma.
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Pasadena Poly 11, Arcadia 3: Three Panthers scored two goals apiece in leading Poly to a nonleague road victory Tuesday afternoon.
Lindsey Kelleher, Allison Woo and Caroline Harvey all netted two goals for Poly (3-0).
Poly goalie Alyssa Paul finished with seven saves, while reserve keeper Natalia Sanchez-Nigolian also finished with four saves.
The Master’s 91, Caltech 56: The visiting Beavers were outscored, 40-21, in the first half and never recovered in a nonconference contest Tuesday evening.
Mike Paluchniak led Caltech (0-7) with 15 points, while Michael Edwards added 12 points.
On Saturday, Edwards surpased George Papa’s career total of 1, 297 points by scoring 12 points against Cal Lutheran in a 71-51 Southern California Intercollegiate Athletic Conference defeat.
With his total Tuesday, Edwards now owns a career total of 1, 309 points.