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Girls’ Basketball: Long Beach Poly Too Much For Jordan

The Long Beach Poly girls’ basketball team is alone in first place after defeating Jordan in a meeting of the last two undefeated Moore League teams. The Panthers scored the first basket of the game but Poly scored the next 28 points en route to a 51-4 halftime lead and a 79-13 victory.

Poly was led by 17 points from Nala Williams, 11 points from Jaleina Taliauli, nine from Andrea Perkins, and eight apiece from Skylar Mills and Kristal Caldwell, who also had eight steals and four assists in a strong all-around game.

Aiyanna Smith led the Panthers with four points.

Poly improved to 13-4 and 5-0 in league while Jordan fell to 11-3 and 2-1.


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.