Jan 14, 2013 11:53 PM by Andrew Masuda
The Templeton girls basketball team scored revenge and ended a 29 year drought with one victory on Monday night. The Eagles beat visiting Mission Prep 57-31 in a non-league game. The Eagles avenged last year's CIF semifinal loss to the Royals and according to school officials scored their first varsity win over the Royals since 1984.
Templeton improved to 14-3 on the season. The Royals, who are the defending CIF champions, fell to 2-15 as they undergo a rebuilding year with several underclassmen seeing a majority of the minutes.
Marissa Torres led the Eagles with 22 points after she hit 4 three-point baskets. Mari Stewart added 20 points and 13 rebounds for another double-double.
Freshman Noelle Laird paced the Royals with 13 points.
Templeton plays at Nipomo on Wednesday night. Mission Prep hosts Cabrillo.
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