The Yucca Valley High School boys’ basketball team visited Sultana last night and came up just short by a final score of 63-65. Coach Gilbert Perry said they were led by seniors Trenton Pecaro with 29 points and JaShawn White with 17. The Trojans were able to stay within striking distance but could not pull out the victory.

The Yucca Valley High School Lady Trojan basketball team earned their fifth win in a row last night with a 39-15 victory over Sultana High School from Hesperia in Trojan Gym. Coach Jess Geeson said the girls jumped out to a 23-5 halftime lead and never let the Lady Sultans get closer as they improved their record to 6-4 on the season. Senior Hannah Hughes led all scorers with 17 points and freshman Taylor Spitz added eight points. Junior Ashley Priest hit for six points. The girls return to action on January 1 at the Loma Linda Holiday tournament.

Last night, the Trojan soccer fans watched a great match as the Varsity boys battled a very talented Sultana soccer team. The Trojan defense kept Sultana under constant pressure during the first half, scoring 2 goals. The second half, Sultana came out strong and a little more organized and scored their only goal. The Trojans beat Sultana 2-1. Coach Tee Vallo said standouts were Jonathan Teague, with one goal; Logan Vallo, one goal; and Abel Rodriguez with one assist. Next up for the Trojans, Village Christian December 26 at the Ontario Christian Tournament.

In high school sports today, the Yucca Valley High School boys’ basketball team host Hemet High School at home, with tip-off at 6:30.

Coming up in high school sports tomorrow, the Yucca Valley High School girls’ soccer team travels away to West Shores High School. Game time is 3:15.

The Yucca Valley High School wrestling team will participate in the Palm Springs Pow Wow Tournament tomorrow.

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