Freshman point guard Leslly Marmolejo continues to shine in her role as point guard, scoring 21 points, stealing 10, and adding five assists. Forward Toya Brown had a career high 17 rebounds and 6 points in the victory over GNYA.
The score was 15-0 by the end of the first quarter as the Lady Cougars dominated the game with their defense, stealing the ball 24 times.
Despite a triple-double from J.P. Arias, the Martin Luther School Cougars lost 72-66 to higher ranked Bay Ridge in a PSAA game.
The Cougars continue to improve, and led 34-29 at half time, but could not hold onto the lead as Bay Ridge went on a 12-0 run in the third quarter. However, MLS came back, playing man-to-man defense and at cutting the lead to five points by the end of the third quarter. The Cougars took a 63-61 lead in the fourth quarter with a little over four minutes, but turned the ball over four times in a row at the end of the game.
Senior forward Arias had a triple-double with 31 points, 11 assists and 11 rebounds. Akram Bahabishi added 14 points and five rebounds.