Sacred Heart wins debut as No. 1

The Sacred Heart Cathedral girls’ basketball team’s first game as No. 1 in the nation went much like its previous 13.

Dominating defense, balanced scoring and another double-digit victory.

Jazmine Jackson scored 15 points as the Irish (14-0, 4-0 West Catholic Athletic League) knocked off up-and-coming Valley Christian

51-35 Friday. Ki-Ki Moore added 14 for Sacred Heart, which on Wednesday became the top-ranked team in the USA Today Super 25 poll.

Tierra Rogers scored eight points for the Irish, while Jackson and Lauren Bell combined to hold high-scoring Warriors guard A.J. Newton to five points. Jazzmyne Ross led Valley (15-2, 3-1) with 13.

Other Sportssports

If you find our journalism valuable and relevant, please consider joining our Examiner membership program.
Find out more at www.sfexaminer.com/join/

Just Posted

SF mayor, supervisor tested after exposure to COVID-19

Mayor London Breed and Supervisor Shamann Walton were notified Wednesday that they… Continue reading

‘No timetable’ for cable car return, SFMTA says

How the temporary absence of cable cars means more than just a loss of transit routes

As city schools weigh reopening, doubts about safety dominate conversations with teachers

‘If I don’t feel safe as an educator, how am I going to be prepared to teach?’

Breed’s bond for parks and homelessness gains support as it grows by nearly $50M

Renovation of Chinatown’s Portsmouth Square added to proposal

Health department guidelines for schools set rigorous standards for social distance, cleanliness

Health department guidance issued Wednesday for in-person instruction at San Francisco schools… Continue reading

Most Read