Recap: Athena basketball advances to SCIAC Championship, secures 20th straight win

Courtesy CMS Athletics

CMS (23-2, 15-1 SCIAC) formally secured its position atop the SCIAC regular season ranks with a 57-43 win over Cal Lutheran last Saturday, and then beat Redlands in the SCIAC semifinals to extend their win streak to 20.

In the final regular season game, both the Athenas and the Regals shot an atrocious 27.9 percent from the field. Maya Love CM ’20 led scorers with 21 points and 17 rebounds, and Kate Parrish CM ’21 scored 14 off the bench.

CMS then won the SCIAC semifinal against Redlands 72-49. Love and Parrish led the team again, pouring in 16 and 14 points, respectively. The Athenas used a 23-7 second quarter to take control of the game, and outrebounded the Bulldogs 46-32.

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