DOWNEY - The Warren High School girls' basketball team currently has an overall record of 11-13 and a league record of 5-4.The Lady Bears lost to cross-town rival Downey at Warren 37-32 on Jan. 25, defeated Dominguez at Dominguez 55-9 on Jan. 30, lost to Lynwood at Warren 58-20 on Feb. 1 and defeated Paramount at Warren 65-34 on Tuesday. The Lady Bears closed out their league schedule at Gahr yesterday (score unavailable at press time.) The Lady Bears (5-4) are currently tied for third place with cross-town rival Downey (5-4) in the San Gabriel Valley League standings. Lynwood is in first place at 9-0, Gahr is in second place at 7-2 and Paramount and Dominguez are at the bottom of the S.G.V.L. standings. Coach Palmer and her team have played a difficult preseason schedule and are waiting to see where they will play once the postseason brackets are announced. The Warren High School boys' basketball team currently has an overall record of 20-5 and a league record of 7-2. The Bears defeated cross-town rival Downey at Warren 66-62 on Jan. 25, lost to Dominguez 50-48 at Dominguez on January 30th, defeated Lynwood at Warren 62-61 on Feb. 1 and defeated Paramount at Warren 44-41 on Tuesday. The Bears closed out their league schedule yesterday at Gahr (score unavailable at press time). A Bear win against Gahr would clinch the S.G.V.L. title outright. Warren is on top of the San Gabriel Valley League standings with their 7-2 record. Downey is in second place at 6-3, Lynwood and Gahr are tied for third place at 5-4, Dominguez is in fifth place at 3-6 and Paramount is at the bottom of the S.G.V.L. standings at 1-8. With a win against Gahr in their season finale, Warren will get the top league seed and host a first round game against another league's number three team or wildcard winner. Coach Hart and his team are looking forward to making a run in the C.I.F. Division I-AA playoffs.
********** Published: Febuary 7, 2013 - Volume 11 - Issue 43