(Above left) JV player Ciara Ramirez (#21) dribbles the ball downcourt against Hueneme. She hit the basket for 10 points in the game. (Photo above right) Yesenia Mancilla (#24) goes up for basket against Hueneme. She had 10 points for the game.

Lady Cards struggling this season but JV slam-dunks Hueneme

December 09, 2009

The Lady Cardinal basketball teams have had a rough time of it so far this season, but the JV girls had one highlight last week.

Playing against the visiting Hueneme Vikings, the girls’ JV won their contest 55-22.  Lizzette Ramirez had a team-high 25 points, followed by Lea Lippert with 14 and Ciara Ramirez with 10.

The Lady Card varsity had a close game, losing to Hueneme 53-43.  Danya Zizumbo had 11 points and three steals.  Yesenia Mancilla recorded 10 points and three rebounds and Lupita Ramirez had 8 points and 7 rebounds.  Coach Vanessa Lowe said, “They played hard and the hard work is really starting to show.”

The varsity has an overall record of 0-2 and the JV stands at 1-1.  The varsity girls play in the Nordhoff Varsity Tournament through Saturday.  The JV and varsity play next Tuesday at Fillmore.

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