Page 16 March 3, 2016 EL SEGUNDO HERALD Eagles from page 14 In the waning moments the Eagles came up empty when they failed to score. With so many lead changes and ties in the game the last, and most important, change came with 32.8 seconds left when Duarte’s Sofia Calvo put in a layup after a scramble under the basket to put the Falcons up 37-36. The Falcons’ final margin came on a free throw by point guard MacKenzie Barnes with 10.6 seconds left. Still the Eagles had one last desperate opportunity to shock the basketball world when two late shots by Paige Endo, the last a 3-point attempt, that rattled off the rim as time expired. Endo led all scorers with 18 points and much praise from Duarte coach Scott Wiard who said, “ Their point guard (Paige Endo) is a special player and that’s a very good team.” Girls’ Soccer Team Loses Thriller Eagle head coach Tony Hobbs was upbeat after his team’s 1-1 loss on penalty kicks to fourth seeded Royal. He said he was proud of the way his team played all year long and Wrinkles, Dehydration, Sagging Skin? Murad is looking for women ages 40-65 for a FREE 4-week skincare study featuring the award-winning Resurgence® regimen. Email a current photo to HealthySkin@Murad.com Receive $500 in FREE Murad Products Please contact us ASAP Study begins March 8th couldn’t be prouder of his team’s play in the playoffs. “We won the South Torrance Tournament and we won our first playoff game in years. Then to take Royal as far as we did the girls should be very proud of what they did,” said Coach Hobbs. The Eagles only score came early in the first half but had a number of opportunities slip by them. The defense applied pressure all game long but Royal found a way to get a goal with a barrage of shots at El Segundo goalie Katrina Mathews. The one goal that snuck in was off a rebound that slid in on the right side in the 35th minute. for the game Mathews turned back nine shots. The game would go scoreless in the second half though plenty of shots came close by both teams. The game went to overtime and then to penalty kicks where the Highlanders prevailed 3-1. Royal, the 25th ranked team in the state, is currently playing in the semi-finals. • Amanda Gamboa disrupted the Highlander’s offense.
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