CALIPATRIA — For the first time in Calipatria High School history, the girls basketball team defeated Brawley Union High, doing so 31-26 here Tuesday in Imperial Valley League action.
Lilian Humble scored 11 points to lead Calipatria. Sophia Perez added eight and Maria Velarde and Natasha Jackson both chipped in six for the Hornets.
The Hornets outshot the Wildcats 15-6 from the free-throw line and outrebounded Brawley 46-31.
Said Calipatria coach Les Boop: "In the 22 or 24 years we've been playing girls basketball at this school, Calipat has never beaten Brawley. So I think this is the biggest win we've ever had in the Valley."
Amy Williams had eight points to lead Brawley.
Calipatria (2-2 IVL) will host Julian at 6:30 p.m. Thursday and Brawley (1-2 IVL) will play at Southwest High in El Centro at 7 p.m. Thursday.