By Ray Conner
The varsity Lady Broncs close out regular season with a victory.
Traveling to Cal City to square off with the Lady Ravens, Kern Valley took control from the start and never looked back. They collected the 65-34 win to put them squarely in third place in the High Desert League.
To open the game the Lady Broncs dropped in 13 points. The defense allowed just six to take the early lead.
The defense remained strong as they limited their opponents to another six points in the second. Kern Valley closed out the half by adding 25 points to make it 38-12 at the break.
The second half was much the same as the Lady Broncs added eight and 19 points respectively. Cal City put in a total of 22 points. They scored 11 in both quarters.
The Lady Broncs finished the regular season 14-6 overall and 7-3 in the HDL.
Lady Broncs scoring: Hannah Hurley 37 (4 three-pointers), Maddie Hurley 15 (three-pointer), Jordan Oetting 5, Krista Witten 3 (three-pointer), Brenna Acosta 2, Sadi Hartman 2, Addy Goulding 1.
Rebounding: Witten 8, M. Hurley 8, Bradlie Preston 5, Acosta 5, H. Hurley 5, Oetting 5, Hartman 4.
Assists: Acosta 5, H. Hurley 3, Preston 2, M. Hurley 2, Witten 1, Oetting 1, Hartman 1.
Steals: Acosta 6, H. Hurley 4, Goulding 3, Oetting 3, Preston 2, Witten 2, M. Hurley 1.
Blocks: H. Hurley 2, M. Hurley 2, Preston 1, Acosta 1.
The Lady Broncs will now turn their attention to the Central Section CIF playoffs. They will open the Division 5 playoffs at home with a match up against Trona. The Lady Tornadoes were 16-6 on the year and 5-3 in the Hi-Lo League.