Girls’ basketball takes Terra Nova consolation final

Menlo loses to Archie Williams, beats AIMS, Lick

The Menlo girls’ basketball team defeated Lick 54-39 to take the consolation championship of the Terra Nova Tournament on Saturday.
The Knights (5-1) fell to Archie Williams 46-32 then bounced back with a 77-39 win over AIMS College Prep-Oakland. Sophomore Karen Xin was named to the all-tournament team.
In the consolation final, the Knights took a slight 24-23 lead over Lick-Wilmerding at halftime before Menlo used a 19-8 run in the third quarter to pull away. Menlo junior Summer Young scored eight of her 12 points in the third, and Karen Xin added a pair of three-pointers in that quarter to finish with 14. Sophomore Ruiqi added 12 points as well.

Menlo 11 13 19 8 -51
Lick 10 13 8 7 - 38
M: Liu 5 1-2 12, Xin 5 0-0 14, Brooks 3 2-4 8, Zaki 0 2-2 2, Young 6 0-2 12, Satuito 2 0-0 6. Three-point goals – M: Xin 4, Liu, Satuito.

Menlo 77, AIMS 39
Jordan Brooks and Ruiqi Liu each scored 22 for the Knights (4-1), who will play Oak Grove-Lick winner for the consolation championship at 12:30p Saturday.


A​rchie Williams 46, Menlo 32
In the opener of the Terra Nova Tournament, sophomores Ruiqi Liu scored13 for the Knights​ and Karen Xin had 11 points.

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  • Menlo sophomore Karen Xin was named to the Terra Nova all-tournament team
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