Girls Basketball: Maranatha Wins San Diego Tournament With Blowout Over Scottsdale Christian Academy; Jordan Shines With 26, Yaacoubian Earns MVP

Maranatha Wins San Diego Tournament
From Staff Reports: Maranatha didn’t just win the SoCal Holiday Classic in San Diego, they mowed down every op ponent in their path. The last of which was Scottsdale Christian Academy. Maranatha took a 14 point lead into halftime and never looked back against the team from Phoenix, Arizona. MHS won the tournament title, 62-35, […]

From Staff Reports:

Maranatha didn’t just win the SoCal Holiday Classic in San Diego, they mowed down every op

Patil Yaacoubian winning the tournament MVP

Patil Yaacoubian winning the tournament MVP

ponent in their path.

The last of which was Scottsdale Christian Academy.

Maranatha took a 14 point lead into halftime and never looked back against the team from Phoenix, Arizona.

MHS won the tournament title, 62-35, and sophomore Patil Yaacoubian earned tournament MVP honors.

Yaacoubian had 13 on Saturday, but she led the Minutemen in scoring every game besides this one.

Emily Jordan was Saturday’s star with 26 points on 9 of 19 shooting.

Jordan also had 5 steals.

Mireille Minassian added 10 points and had 9 boards off the bench.

Cherise Masuda contributed 9 assists.

Mikayla Murphy finished with 4 points, and the freshman also grabbed 8 rebounds.

Maranatha won’t play until Jan. 9 when they open Olympic League play at Whittier Christian.

Box Score:
MHS: 17-14-23-8-(62)
SCA: 9-7-8-11-(35)

Records:
Maranatha (9-7); Scottsdale Christian Academy (10-3)

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