First published in the Jan. 28 print issue of the South Pasadena Review.
It has been more than two months since the South Pasadena High School varsity girls’ basketball team has lost, and the Tigers extended their winning streak to 11 games after adding three more victories, including two in Rio Hondo League competition.
South Pasadena (4-0 Rio Hondo League record, 18-1 overall), ranked No. 4 in this week’s CIF Southern Section Division 2A poll, has enjoyed a phenomenal year, averaging 64.9 points per game while limiting opponents to 37.9 points.
The Tigers are scheduled to host Blair High of Pasadena in a league game on Friday, Jan. 28, at 5:15 p.m. South Pasadena crushed Blair, 80-17, in their previous matchup.
TIGERS 83, MONROVIA 22
The Tigers opened the week by recording a 61-point victory — their second largest of the season — at Monrovia during a league game on Monday. Sophomore point guard Dylan Tse and senior power forward Allysan Tse registered 22 and 19 points, respectively. Senior small forward Alyssa Chan added nine points and senior point guard Isabella Alfonso scored six points.
TIGERS 78, SERRA 55
South Pasadena picked up a nonleague victory over visiting Gardena Serra last Saturday. Allysan Tse racked up 28 points, Dylan Tse posted 21 points, while Jamie Rain Kim and junior Peyton Washington each added eight points.
TIGERS 69, SAN MARINO 32
To kick off last week’s action, South Pas hosted San Marino in a rivalry matchup on Wednesday, Jan. 19. Allysan Tse and Dylan Tse finished with 20 and 19 points, respectively, and sophomore Yuzu Harada had six points.