Girls varsity basketball brings the heat

   Girls varsity basketball went head-to-head against San Marcos at home on Jan 12.The Titans won 45-39.

   Poway started off strong on offense during the first two quarters, scoring 22 points, but their defense was even stronger. The Titans locked up San Marcos, only allowing them to score eight points in total for the half.

   “As a team, defense has been our main focus. Stopping the ball and keeping our momentum up is something we are getting better at,” senior forward Isa White said.

   Poway’s ability to drive to the basket contributed to most of their points in the first half, along with their great free throw ability. The Titans went 4-for-6 from the line, and dominated the paint. 

   After half time San Marcos turned up the heat, hitting back-to-back threes and out-scoring Poway 31-23. However, their best efforts came up short and Poway stayed in the lead the whole game. 

  ” Our team is strong and have been working really hard during practice which has led to us having a winning record,” senior point guard Mariah Wingfield said.

  Since Jan. 12’s league game, Poway faced both Del Norte67-42 and Westview 73-47 bringing their record to 13-3.

   “The team has been efficient, and as long as we keep working like we have been, we will continue to win,” Coach Jay Trousdale said.

Poway’s next game is against Fallbrook on Jan. 24 They face them away at 7 pm. The Titans lost 51-49.