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Girls’ basketball charges into WBAL play

Week of Jan. 10-15, 2022 - Nejad scores 27 for Menlo

The Menlo girls’ basketball team dropped a 42-29 decision to visiting Notre Dame- Belmont in a WBAL game Thursday.
The Knights (1-1, 5-4 overall) took an 11-7 first-quarter lead before the Tigers started to hit their shots. Menlo trailed by four at the half, but couldn’t rein in NDB the rest of the way.
Menlo faces Pinewood on the road tomorrow night at 5:30p


Notre Dame-Belmont 7 14 12 9 - 42
Menlo School 11 6 7 5 - 29


M: Chan 2 0-0 4, Xin 4 0-0 8, Brooks 1 0-0 3, Li 1 2-2 5, Nejad 4 1-9 9. Three-point goals: Brooks, Li. Total: 12 3-11 29. NDB: Al. Co 4 4-8 14, Ab.Co 6 0-0 15, Kwan 2 0-0 5, Dinelli 1 0-0 2, Scheineman 1 0-0 2, Oliviera 2 0-1 4. Three-point goals: Al. Co 2, Ab Cole 3, Kwan. Total: 16 4-9 42.

Menlo 65, Crystal Springs 25

1.11.2022 – The Menlo girls’ basketball team returned to the court and quickly issued a 65-25 WBAL opening win over visiting Crystal Springs on Tuesday.
Senior Sharon Nejad racked up 27 points for Menlo (5-4) while fellow senior Shannon Li added 15. 

Crystal Springs 4 12 2 7 - 25
Menlo 12 18 16 19 - 65


M - Satuito 2 0-0 6. Chan 1 2-2 4, Venuto 1 0-0 2, Brooks 1 1-2 3, Li 5 3-4 15, Kagan 3 1-2 8, Nejad 11 5-10 27. Three-point goals: Satuito 2, Li 2, Kagan. Total: 24 12-20 65.

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  • Menlo senior Sharon Nejad led the Knights in scoring the past two games, including a 27-point effort against CSUS
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