SACRAMENTO, CA - The top-seeded Christian Brothers Falcons escaped Sleep Train Arena as the Sac-Joaquin Girls Division III Champions, narrowly defeating No. 2 Vanden of Fairfield 61-56 on Friday night.
The Falcons jumped ahead to an early lead, leading 15-7 after the first quarter, but Vanded battled back to reclaim the lead. Christian Brothers won the game at the free throw line to put away Vanden and take home
Alicia Gonzalez led the way with a game-high 18 points for the Falcons, await their next opponent in the Nor-Cal Finals.
By Sean Cunningham, SCunningham@News10.net