Starks’ double-double keys ISA’s victory

Angela Starks’ double-double helped the International Studies Academy girls’ basketball team defeat St. Vincent of Petaluma 55-40 in her team’s first appearance at the Urban Holiday Shootout at Kezar Pavilion Thursday.

The Cobras (6-2) used speed, possession and a physical presence to control most the game, with Starks posting 25 points and 11 rebounds and teammate Brittney Allen chipping in 22 points — including five 3-pointers.

“We’re a young team, so this is just progress,” Cobras coach Noel Robinson said. “We’ve got a long way to go, but this is a good win for us.”

The Mustangs (4-1) kept the contest close in a back-and-forth first half. But after Allen converted a pair of free throws for a 20-19 lead midway through the second quarter, the gap steadily widened, stretching to a game-high 17-point advantage late in the fourth.

Redwood (Larkspur) 50, Convent 32

Jenny Anderson had 18 points to lead the Giants (4-1) over the Cubs (4-1) at Kezar Pavilion.

Redwood had a comfortable 32-12 advantage at the half, but Convent scored the first 12 points of the third quarter to cut the deficit to eight. Anderson answered with four straight points to key an 8-0 run to allow the Giants to regain control.

Grace Bishop had 10 points for the Cubs, who will face Galileo today at 3:30 back at Kezar in a consolation bracket game. Redwood advances to play Eastside Prep at 6:30 p.m. in the semifinals.

Matt Elliser

Eastside Prep (Palo Alto) 71, Galileo 40

Sophomore Felicia Anderson made seven 3-pointers and finished with a game-high 27 points as the Panthers (6-0) cruised past the Lions (4-6) at Kezar Pavilion.

Monica Compton had nine points and 10 rebounds to lead Galileo.

— Matt Elliser

Small School Bridge League

Jewish Community 52, Candell’s Prep (Oakland) 24

OAKLAND — Sharon Martinez had 13 points and Sarah Goldstein (12) and Megan Sosnick (10) also scored in double figures as the Wolves (2-3, 1-1) earned a road win.

— Staff report

Nonconfernce

Washington 60, Fremont 39

Rachelle Hwee had 15 points and 10 assists as the host Eagles (4-5) turned back Fremont (2-4). The game was stopped by the referees with seven minutes remaining in the fourth quarter after a hard Fremont foul, according to Washington coach Vince Wong.

— Staff report

Boys

Mt. Tamalpais Tournament

Mission 84, El Camino 46

MILL VALLEY Harry Howard poured in 30 points as the Bears (3-2) knocked off the Colts (2-6) in the first round of the Mt. Tamalpais Tournament. Demaree Hampton scored 10 of his 14 points in the third quarter for Mission, which outscored El Camino 44-19 in the second half. Mission plays either Tamalpais or McKinleyville today.

— Staff report

Otis Spunkmeyer Tournament

Lowell 52, Ft. Bragg 42

PIEDMONTTravis Hom had a game-high 25 points as the Cardinals (6-2) beat the Timberwolves (5-2) in the first round of the Otis Spunkmeyer Tournament at Piedmont High.

— Staff report

Nonconference

Ca. School for the Deaf 58, Drew 39

FREMONT — Brandon Dean dropped 14 points as the host Eagles (7-3) downed the Dragons (5-3). Eric Schulkin had 17 points for Drew.

— Staff report

Small School Bridge League

Candell’s Prep (Oakland) 89, Jewish Community 63

OAKLAND — Jake Sklar scored 17 points but the Wolves (1-9, 1-3) fell to the Cobras (3-5, 2-2).

— Staff report

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