Rock Canyon girls top Castle View on hardwood

Jaguars get best of Top 10 clash

Paul DiSalvo
Rock Canyon's Morgan Roos, left in white, gets a hand in front of Castle View's Mikayla Gonzales, shooting, as the two schools collided Feb. 13 at RCHS. No. 10 Rock Canyon got the victory, 66-60, over No. 7 Castle View.
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In a Continental League showdown between two Top 10 girls teams, Rock Canyon edged Castle View, 66-60, on Feb. 13 at Rock Canyon.

With the win, the Jaguars, ranked 10 in the Feb. 10 CHSAANow.com poll, bettered their record to 15-5 overall and 7-2 in league play with games against Heritage (Feb. 18), ThunderRidge (Feb. 20) and D'Evelyn (Feb. 21) remaining on the regular season slate.

Seventh-ranked Castle View (15-6, 5-4) played ThunderRidge on Feb. 18 and wraps up its league slate Feb. 21 against Douglas County.

Rock Canyon had four seniors finish in double figures against the Sabercats led by Lexy Thorderson's 22 points. Kendall Koslosky added 12 while Erin McClarie and Morgan Roos each had 10.

Thorderson and Koslosky have both surpassed the 1,000-point milestone in their Rock Canyon careers. Thorderson has scored 1,287 points and Koslosky 1,057.

Savannah Heebner came off the Castle View bench to score 11 points and grab seven rebounds. Jess McGovern had 10 points and eight boards for the Sabercats.

Castle View shot only 10 free throws in the game compared to Rock Canyon, which made 19-of-26 attempts from the charity line.

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