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Shellmire pours in 45

January 06, 2012

GIRLS' BASKETBALL

Burroughs 71, Hoover 20: It was a successful Pacific League opener Tuesday for the Indians and Aysia Shellmire.

The junior center poured in 45 points to lead host Burroughs to the win.

Shellmire's effort was one point shy of a school record of 46 set by Lisha Elsenbach in 2009. Shellmire converted 19 of 32 field goals, which did set a school record. She also had 13 rebounds and four steals.

Teammate Delaney Nicol added five points and seven assists, Bailee Trotta and Sidney Ortega had six points each and Gabriella Pineiro had four points and five steals.

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Pasadena 56, Burroughs 35: April Harris had 12 points Friday for the Indians in a Pacific League loss.

Aysia Shellmire added nine points for Burroughs (1-1 in league).

Providence 53, Buckley 25: Catherine Saint scored 17 points and Bea Benedicto added 10 points and seven rebounds to lead the visiting Pioneers (14-2) to a Liberty League victory Friday.

Providence 81, Yeshiva 48: Catherine Saint scored 24 points and eight steals Wednesday in a Liberty League game on the road.

Bea Benedicto added 15 points, seven rebounds and five steals and Katia Dabbaghian had 11 points and seven rebounds for Providence.

BOYS' BASKETBALL

Providence 69, Buckley 53: Marcus Lovett scored 30 points and Patrick Gonzalez added 28 to pace the Pioneers to a Liberty League win Friday on the road.

Pasadena 69, Burbank 58: The Bulldogs couldn't defeat the defending Pacific League champion in an opening Pacific League game Wednesday on the road.

The victory was the fifth in a row for Pasadena (8-5), the nine-time defending league champion, and 17th straight in league play.

Burbank (8-6) trailed by eight with 1:19 left in the game after scoring 10 straight points.

Burbank rallied in scoring 10 straight points, eight which came from junior guard Andre Spight, who converted five of six free throws after being fouled on consecutive three-point attempts.

Spight then drained a three-pointer that preceded a steal at half-court and layup from Youssefi with 1:19 remaining, as Burbank forced three straight Pasadena turnovers, and pulled within 64-56.

Simon Elmoyan led Burbank with 15 points and nine rebounds while Spight, Youssefi and junior guard Cane Brown all scored 11 points each.

BOYS' SOCCER

Burbank 2, Crescenta Valley 2: The Bulldogs (1-2-1, 0-1-1) played well against the defending Pacific League champs, which scored the tying goal in the final minute.

Burroughs 2, Pasadena 2: Francisco Baez and Nolberto Alcantar scored goals for the Indians in a Pacific League tie Friday at Luther Burbank Middle School.

Burroughs (2-5-2, 1-0-1) goalkeeper Elliott Whitecotton made seven saves.

Pasadena 1, Burbank 0: The visiting Bulldogs began the Pacific League campaign Wednesday with a loss at Pasadena.

Glendale Adventist Academy 5, Providence 0: The Cougars erupted for five second-half goals to earn a Liberty League victory Thursday at the Glendale Sports Complex against the Pioneers (0-3-1, 0-2-1).

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