February 19, 2013
D-II girls highlights: Ellis leads Antelope over No. 4 River City

Tyler Ellis scored 24 points and grabbed 26 rebounds - giving her 1,000 for her career - in leading No. 13-seeded Antelope to a 57-52 win over No. 4 River City in a Sac-Joaquin Section Division II girls basketball playoff opening win tonight in West Sacramento.

Ellis, a 6-foot senior, also blocked five shots and was 11 of 14 shooting from the floor.

Maria Zavala and Alyssa Walker each added 12 points for the Titans.

Aliyah Brantley had 15 points and Tori Torres 14 for River City, which had a 16-game winning streak snapped.

In other Division II games reported to The Bee.

NO. 1 SACRAMENTO 79, NO. 16 VACAVILLE 40 - Allie Green had 23 points and Chaya Durr 15 as the Dragons defeated the Bulldogs in Oak Park.

NO. 5 DEL ORO 49, NO. 12 TRACY 31 - Stephanie Geyer had 12 points and Brianna Ruiz 11 as the Golden Eagles won in Loomis.

NO. 6 FLORIN 61, NO. 11 EL CAMINO 46 - Daijah Joe-Smith had 21 points, Deja Conger 17 and Dalayna Sampton 15 in the Panthers' win over the visiting Eagles.

NO. 7 ROCKLIN 59, NO. 10 DEL CAMPO 40 - Lydia Summers had 17 points and Jordan Purvis 15 as the Thunder defeated the Cougars in Rocklin. Megan Roberson topped Del Campo with 16 points.

NO. 9 GRANT 46, NO. 8 BUHACH COLONY 18 - Raynell Lynn's 12 points and some powerful defense led the Pacers to victory in Atwater.

NO. 3 GREGORI-MODESTO 54, NO. 14 BENICIA 41
NO. 2 McNAIR-STOCKTON 67, NO. 15 KIMBALL-TRACY 35

Quarterfinals/Thursday (home sites)
#9 Grant at #1 Sacramento
#13 Antelope at #5 Del Oro
#6 Florin at #3 Gregori
#7 Rocklin at #2 McNair



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