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No. 2 Mt. Miguel hands LCC girls tough hoops loss

No. 2 Mt. Miguel hands LCC girls tough hoops loss

First-year Head Coach Caitlin Eichlin and her La Costa Canyon girls basketball team got a harsh dose of reality Tuesday, Dec. 11, from defending CIF Open Division champion Mount Miguel. The second-ranked Matadors scored 18 of the first 22 points, opened up a 37-13 lead with 5:35 still left in the first half and breezed to a 72-49 victory. The loss that left the Mavericks, who were beaten by Mt. Miguel in the first round of last year’s CIF Open tournament, with an uncharacteristic 3-4 record, four consecutive defeats, and no doubt re-evaluating what it will take to get in the same vicinity as the section’s elite squads.

Mount Miguel (9-1), paced by 5-6 sophomore Sylena Peterson’s...

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