Dec 5, 2012 8:55 PM by Andrew Masuda

Tigers run by Orcutt 41-7 in tournament opener

After forcing turnovers on six-straight possessions, the San Luis Obispo High girls basketball team crushed Orcutt Academy 41-7 to open the annual Perry Ford Holiday Tournament co-hosted by SLO and Morro Bay High Schools on Wednesday.

The Tigers improved to 2-4 on the season, while the Spartans dropped to 10-10.

The Tigers scored the first 31 points of the game behind a barrage of threes from Christine Freberg and several easy layups set up by steals and offensive rebounds. San Luis Obispo led 21-0 after the first quarter.

Freberg, a senior, finished with a game-high 15 points, while Jessica Judge added 10 points. Head coach Dan Monroe was able to rest his starters and play reserves in the second half.

Orcutt's first point game on a free throw by Justine Castillo late in the second quarter. Kaitlyn Tilley and Erika Chambers were two of the three Spartans with two poins apiece.

The Tigers host Bakersfield on Thursday at 8pm, while Orcutt battles Nipomo at 5pm at Morro Bay High. The four-day tournament ends on Saturday and this year includes eighteen schools, including twelve from the Central Coast.

Also on Thursday, Nipomo knocked off Righetti 44-34. The Bearcats play at Mission Prep on Thursday at 6pm, while Nipomo battles Orcutt at 5pm at Morro Bay High.



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