Tuesday, January 29, 2013

Lady Chargers rounded up a perfect 6-0 first round of play by beating OCC 59-57

Cypress, CA - The Chargers came out strong taking a quick 10-0 lead aftger 2:30 minute into the game. The Pirates however did not give up that easily, fighting back to take several lead early in the second half. However the Chargers prevailed 59-57 by making some key rebounds and free throws by Sam Soria late in the game. Soria and Sloan Turner scored 18 points each to lead all Chargers (16-7, 6-0.)  The victory kept the Chargers undefeated after the first round of play in the conference and a sole possession in first place.

Tuesday, January 22, 2013

Lady Chargers continued to stay hot by beating IVC 73-55

Cypress, CA - The Lady Chargers continued their mission in the conference by defeating the Irvine Valley Lasers 73-55. The Lasers (14-8, 3-1) came into the Thorpe house undefeated in conference and only half a game behind the Chargers (15-7, 5-0) and threatening to take over the top spot. The Lasers looked sharp in the first half, exchanging leads. Dominique Santos came off the bench to hit three 3-pointers and IVC was riding with a big momentum. The second half, however was taken over by the Chargers. Sloan Turner continued her diminance in the paint withn 24 points, 6 boards and 4 blocks. Doreen Lopez came off the bench to add 12 points, her second double-digit production in two games.

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Thursday, January 17, 2013

Turner dominated in win over Saddleback

Lopez scored 20 off the
Mission Viejo, CA - The Chargers held the Gauchos (10-10, 1-2) to under 23% shooting en route to a 69-43 victory. Sloan Turner came up with another brilliant performance of 21 points, 14 boards and 5 blocks. The Chargers (14-7, 4-0) shot only 40% from the floor (25-62), 55% from the free thrown line (16-29) and turned over 28 times, however they out-rebounded Saddleback  61-27. Doreen Lopez came off the bench to contribute 20 points on 8-13 shooting. Karla Roacho-Cota led the Gauchos with 13 pointts and 7 rebounds.

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Monday, January 14, 2013

Lady Chargers stayed undefeated in league after victory at RCC

Roche scored 18 points
Riverside, CA - The Lady Chargers stayed hot in collecting their fifth straight victory and undefeated at 3-0 in conference play and 13-7. After trailing 31-28 at the half, The Chargers managers to stay close in the second half. Trailing Riverside (8-10, 1-1) 47-42 at the 11:32 mark, Cypress went on a 7-0 run in the next 2 minutes to lead 49-47. Sam Soria hit the key free throws and the Chargers led 64-57 at the 2:13 mark and hang on to win 68-64 despite the Tigers' attempt to come back.

Jeana Magana produced a double-double of 13 points and 11 boards, while Kaitlyn Roche had a season high 18 points to lead all scorers.

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Thursday, January 10, 2013

Ladies came back from 13-point deficit to win in OT

Turner had 8 blocks,
8 boards and 15 pts
Cypress, CA - On a night when things appeared to be bad for the Lady Chargers, good things happened when they refused to play dead. Fullerton (9-7, 0-1) led 25-23 at the intermission and pounded an 18-6 run to build a significant lead 4329 at the 12:17 mark. After a time-out, the Chargers (12-7, 2-0) responded with a 8-0 run of their own to worry the Hornets. However Fullerton continued to hold on to the lead deep in the game. With 1:48 to go, the Hornets led 53-49 after Irma Urzua got fouled on a 3-pointer and converted a 4-point play. Sam Soria (17 points) knocked down the free throws to lock the game at 55-55 with 0:30 but Fullerton was called with an illegal screen. The Chargers still had a final chance to win the game in regulation, but Jeana Magana missed a 3-point attempt. Sloan Turner came up big defensively with 8 blocks and 8 boards. Turner also added 15 points for the Chargers.

In the overtime period, the Chargers build a 4-point lead and maintain it toward the victory. At 2-0, Cypress ties in 1st place in the conference with Irvine Valley.

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Monday, January 7, 2013

Lady Chargers dominated Santa Ana in conference opener 75-59

Magana scored
24 points
Cypress, CA - The Chargers came home fresh from a thrid place finish at the Grossmont tourney to take on the Santa Ana Dons. Jeana Magana scored 20-points in the first half to set up a 48-24 lead at the intermission which the Chargers never looked back. En route to a 75-59 victory over Santa Ana (8-9, 0-1) in the opener of conference play proved to be an important win for Cypress (11-7, 1-0) in the race to defend its league title.  Former Charger Berlin Ohanesian led the Dons with 22 points.

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Monday, December 3, 2012

Chargers beat East LA to win Lady Classic

Magana named to the
All-Tourney Team
Cypress, CA - The Chargers defeat East LA 57-45 to win the 29th Annual Lady Charger Classic. Cypress won five games in a row to improve its record to 6-3 on the season. Jeana Magana led all scorers with 16 points while Sloan Turner scored 8 points and pulled down 16 rebounds. East LA's Karina Ortiz led the Huskies with 13 points and 14 boards and selected to the All-Tourney team. Turner was named to the tourney's MVP, Magana and point guard Sam Soria were named to the All-Tourney team.

The victory for the Chargers sweet as they lost to East LA last year in the championship game. The Chargers are heading to Antelope Valley for their next tournament.

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