Salesian girls basketball team advances in NCS

The El Cerrito boys basketball team is headed to the North Coast Section Division III title game Saturday.

The Salesian girls basketball team rolled past Middletown 61-17 Wednesday night to advance to the second round of the North Coast Section Division IV playoffs.

The top-seeded Pride (25-5) opened with a 26-0 lead after the first quarter and allowed 16th-seeded Middletown (19-8) just four points in the second half.

Senior Zoe Correal led Salesian with 13 points, 3 rebounds and 2 blocks. Sophomore Minyon Moore added 12 points, 4 rebounds, 4 assists and 5 steals. Senior Deja Stallworth chipped in 7 points, sophomore JulieAnne Martin had 6 points and Mariya Moore and Kian McNair each had 5.

The Salesian girls basketball team will next host eighth-seeded Lick-Wilmerding (San Francisco), which handled ninth-seeded Fortuna 68-39 in the first round. The game is at Salesian on Saturday at 8 p.m.

The North Coast Section Divison IV girls varsity playoff brackets


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