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Basketball Lakewood Long Beach Poly Millikan Wilson

Girls’ Basketball: Long Beach Poly, Millikan Wins Set Up Showdown

Long Beach Poly and Millikan both won on Wednesday night to set up a first-place showdown between the two highly-ranked teams on Friday at Poly at 5 p.m.

The Jackrabbits defeated Wilson 65-44 behind 20 points and 10 rebounds from Lily Buggs and 21 points from Ashlee Lewis. Wilson was led by Ashley Hawkins’ 21 points.

Millikan defeated Lakewood 68-58 to remain undefeated in league as well, coming back and then pulling away late against the Lancers after Lakewood star Asia Jordan fouled out.

Poly and Millikan are both 5-0 in league ahead of Friday’s showdown.

Mike Guardabascio
An LBC native, Mike Guardabascio has been covering Long Beach sports professionally for 13 years, with his work published in dozens of Southern California magazines and newspapers. He's won numerous awards for his writing as well as the CIF Southern Section’s Champion For Character Award, and is the author of three books about Long Beach history.