SANTA ANA– Lani White scored a career-high 27 points on Thursday as Mater Dei defeated Rosary Academy 80-65.
Caia Elisaldez racked up 22 points and nine steals for MD, and Hannah Vela and Soleil Montrose added 11 points and nine points, respectively. After winning the home installment of the matchup that usually decides the Trinity League – and often decides the Orange Country throne – the Monarchs will play again at Rosary on Jan. 31.
Allison Clarke led the Royals with 23 points on seven made threes. Kaylee Byon finished with 20 points.