Girls' basketball: Brea Olinda up 29-25 at halftime
So far, the Southern Section Division 1AA final looks like an instant classic. Led by eight points from its senior forward Keitra Wallace, Brea Olinda leads Santa Ana Mater Dei, 29-25, at halftime.
The fifth-seeded Wildcats have gotten balanced scoring and are shooting 50% from the field. They are being out-rebounded 15-14 but are 4 of 9 from three-point range.
Khalia Lark has eight points for the second-seeded Monarchs, who are shooting 36.0% and are 3 of 11 from beyond the arc. Jordan Adams and Alexas Williamson have five points apiece for Mater Dei.
-- Steve Galluzzo
Photo: Mater Dei's Jordan Adams (left) is defended by Brea Olinda's Taylor Spears in the first half of the Southern Section Division 1AA final. Credit: Steve Galluzzo / For The Times