Feb. 3: The Rebels lost a thriller in overtime to La Salle 71-68. The Lancer front line proved too tall and strong as they dominated the inside game. Robert Cartwright led the way with 30 points. Dante Fregoso and Andrew Tsangeos added 11 each.
Feb. 7: The boys defeated Rio Hondo 74-52 to claim the program’s seventh straight Prep league championship. Kyle Hamane had 18 points, including four 3-pointers, and eight assists. Scott Tsangeos added 12 points, while Andrew Tsangeos chipped in 10 for the Rebels.
Feb. 11: Prep lost its first league game of the season vs. Chadwick, 50-46. Robert Cartwright scored a game-high 26 points, and Dante Fregoso added eight points and 13 rebounds. Despite the loss, Prep has won the league title and will enter the CIF Division 4AA playoffs as the No. 1 seed. Pairings will be announced on Sunday.
Feb. 7: The Prep varsity girls got back on track by defeating Rio Hondo 57-50, avenging their prior loss to the Kares. The Rebels took an eight-point lead into the half and never looked back. Eight different Rebels scored, capitalizing on their good defense and well executed offensive possessions. Lacy Coan had the hot shooting hand, making several big three point shots on the way to a team high 19 points, while Tala Ismail added 12 points.
Feb. 11: The girls kept their composure and took care of the Chadwick Dolphins on the road 52-34, keeping their hopes alive for a share of the Prep League title. Another good team effort by the Rebels, behind Tala Ismail and Renae Tamura who both had a team high 12 points, while Maya Okamoto added 10. The Rebels played well on both ends of the floor, especially the defensive side, holding Chadwick to only 15 first half points. This gave Prep all the lead they needed to secure the victory, as they were dominant on offense and defense in the second half to close out the game.
The Lady Rebels were 16-4 overall, 9-2 in league entering Wednesday season finale vs. Westridge. They were tied for first with Polytechnic.
Feb 11: The Lady Rebels tied Pasadena Poly 2-2, ending Poly’s 14-game league winning streak. Kaitlyn Liston and Alexis Gordon scored late goals for Prep (11-4-5 overall, 6-1-2 in the Prep League).
The Rebels wrap up the regular season today hosting Webb High School. They will finish second in league behind Poly (8-0-1 in league).