Jan. 8: The Rebels could not overcome a slow start, falling behind 14-6 at the end of the first quarter and lost to Providence 57-48. Scott Tsangeos had 11 points, and brother Andrew added 10.
Jan. 10: The Rebels erased an eight-point fourth quarter deficit, outscoring the Panthers 16-6 in the final period to beat Pasadena Poly 41-39. Robert Cartwright appeared in his first game since Dec. 12. He scored 24 points, including 11 in the fourth quarter.
Jan. 11: Down 12 at the break against Costa Mesa, the Rebels cut the lead to three points in the fourth quarter, but it wasn’t enough to overcome the slow start, and they lost 62-53.
The Rebels are 4-10, 1-0 in the Prep League.
Next Game: Friday at Webb High School, 7:30 p.m.
Jan. 8: The Prep girls’ varsity faced a tough Rosary team and suffered their second loss of the season by a score of 70-42. The Rebels came out strong as planned and were in striking distance after the first quarter only being down by eight. The second quarter saw the game change as the Rosary press forced several turnovers, while also finding their shooting touch as they pulled away by 30 points at the half. The Rebels were led by Tala Ismail who led the team with 11 points. The team also had a solid performance from the three team captains Maya Okamoto, Tyler Faulkner and Lacy Coan.
Jan. 10: The Lady Rebels gave rival Pasadena Poly their first league loss in several years by a score of 68-59. The game came down to the wire as Poly tied the game in the last seconds to force overtime. Poly jumped out to an early three-point lead in overtime, but the Rebels immediately answered and continued their tough defense and ran the Panthers in transition to build a lead and never look back. The Rebels had four girls in double figures behind Lacy Coan’s 20 points, Tala Ismail’s 16, Natalie Rozman’s 12 and Maya Okamoto with 11.
The Lady Rebels are 8-2, 1-0 in the Prep League.
Next Game: Friday at Webb High School, 6 p.m.
Jan. 10: The Rebels raced out to a 5-0 halftime lead and never looked back in their road game against Rio Hondo Prep, wining 7-1. Goal-scorers for the Rebels were Daniel Enzminger (2), Cole Rademacher (2), Sean Kilmer, Will Penn and Henry Griffith.
Jan. 11: After surrendering a first half goal to Poly, the Rebels rallied back in the second half to tie the game, and a 1-1 tie is how it ended. Cole Rademacher scored for the Rebels and Hamilton Evans came up with many big saves in goal.
The Rebels are 8-3-1, 1-0-1 in the Prep League.
Next Game: Friday @ Webb High School, 3:15 p.m.
The Lady Rebels’ soccer team lost Jan. 8 to Polytechnic 3-0, and tied Jan. 10 against Mayfield 1-1. The team is currently 4-4-4, 0-1-1 in the Prep League. Its next game is Friday at Chadwick High School in Palos Verdes at 3:15 p.m.