The South Pasadena High School varsity girls’ basketball team defeated visiting St. Paul High of Santa Fe Springs 86-51 in its regular-season finale on Feb. 2.
Senior Dylan Tse racked up 29 points, eight rebounds, five assists, four steals and one block, while junior Kayla Boozer posted a double-double with 22 points, 10 rebounds, one block, one steal and one assist. Junior Maddy Wong registered six points, three assists and one rebound, junior Mia Leach finished with five points, two rebounds and one assist, and sophomore Emma Jay Johnson chipped in five points and one rebound. Senior Jamie Rain Kim recorded four points, one steal and one rebound, while junior Annika Selsby contributed six rebounds, four points and one steal. Senior Ava Chang produced three points, three rebounds and two blocks, while senior Yuzu Harada had three points, one steal, one rebound and one assist. Sophomore Brylee Woo tallied three points, two assists and one rebound, while sophomore Madeline Park was credited with four assists, three rebounds, two points and two steals.
The Tigers routed host Blair High in Pasadena 83-8 in a Rio Hondo League game on Feb. 1.
Boozer poured in 16 points with seven rebounds, two steals, one block and one assist, while Leach posted a double-double with 12 points, 10 rebounds and one assist. Tse tallied nine points, seven rebounds, five steals and five assists, Harada registered nine points, two steals, two assists and one rebound, and Kim recorded eight points, three assists, two steals, two rebounds and one block. Chang produced seven points, six rebounds, two assists and one block, while Wong contributed six points, six rebounds and one assist. Johnson chipped in five points, two rebounds, one steal and one assist, Woo had five points, one rebound and one assist, and Park scored four points with one rebound. Chung collected five rebounds and three assists, while Selsby finished with three rebounds, one steal and one assist.
South Pasadena, which finished as league champions for a fourth consecutive season with a 10-0 record (24-4 overall), hosted Glendora (24-4) for its CIF Southern Section Division II-AA opener on Feb. 8; the game ended after the Review’s press deadline and will be included in next week’s issue. If victorious, the Tigers would advance to the second round and meet either Flintridge Preparatory of La Cañada Flintridge (24-1) or Calabasas (12-12) on Feb. 10.
First published in the February 9 print issue of the South Pasadena Review.