February 21, 2013
D-III girls playoffs: CBS, Placer advance to semifinals

Niel Valmores had 19 points, Alicia Gonzalez 17 and Kira McKechnie 13 as top-seeded Christian Brothers defeated No. 8 River Valley 78-41 in a Sac-Joaquin Section Division III girls basketball quarterfinal tonight in Oak Park.

The Falcons advance to Tuesday's semifinals at Cosumnes River College against No. 4 Placer, a 58-44 winner over Patterson tonight in Auburn.

No. 3 Rio Americano saw its 18-game winning streak end tonight with elimination against visiting Modesto Christian. The No. 6 Crusaders prevailed 55-44, despite 18 points by Elizabeth Moulton and 12 by Daizy Wilson, who also had eight steals.

Modesto Christian will play No. 2 Vanden, a 59-48 winner over No. 7 Manteca, in the other semifinal.



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