Alemany girls basketball tops Cajon to lift first CIF title since 2013

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MISSION HILLS – The final buzzer sounded and the celebration ensued as the Alemany girls basketball team jumped up and down in unison knowing they were champions.

But for junior Success Prysock the victory was vindication.

“I feel like we’ve been overlooked all year,” she said. “We got put in the Sunshine League, like we weren’t good enough for the Mission League. Well, look at us now.”

Prysock took the relegation to the Sunshine League personal, but now, she’ll getting fitted for a personal CIF championship ring after Alemany topped Cajon 57-48 in the Southern Section Division 2AA final at home Thursday night.

Prysock had 14 points and senior Jordyn Jiron scored a team-high 16, including three 3s to claim the program’s first CIF title since 2013.

“We’ve had a chip on our shoulder all year,” Jiron said. “This feels good.”

Alemany players celebrate as the defeat Cajon High School in the CIF-SS Division 2AA girls basketball championship game Thursday.(Photo by Andy Holzman, Contributing Photographer)

Alemany players gather for a photo with the championship plaque after Alemany defeats Cajon High School in the CIF-SS Division 2AA girls basketball championship game Thursday.(Photo by Andy Holzman, Contributing Photographer)

Alemany’s Jordyn Jiron and Success Prysock are all smiles after Alemany defeated Cajon High School in the CIF-SS Division 2AA girls basketball championship game Thursday.(Photo by Andy Holzman, Contributing Photographer)

Alemany’s Jordyn Jiron carries the CIF championship plaque after Alemany defeated Cajon High School in the CIF-SS Division 2AA girls basketball championship game Thursday.(Photo by Andy Holzman, Contributing Photographer)

Alemany players gather for a photo with the championship plaque after Alemany defeats Cajon High School in the CIF-SS Division 2AA girls basketball championship game Thursday.(Photo by Andy Holzman, Contributing Photographer)

Alemany players gather for a photo with the championship plaque after Alemany defeats Cajon High School in the CIF-SS Division 2AA girls basketball championship game Thursday.(Photo by Andy Holzman, Contributing Photographer)

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Alemany’s Success Prysock celebrates after Alemany defeated Cajon High School in the CIF-SS Division 2AA girls basketball championship game Thursday.(Photo by Andy Holzman, Contributing Photographer)

Alemany’s Jordyn Jiron celebrates after her team defeated Cajon High School in the CIF-SS Division 2AA girls basketball championship game Thursday.(Photo by Andy Holzman, Contributing Photographer)

Alemany’s Jordyn Jiron celebrates after her team defeated Cajon High School in the CIF-SS Division 2AA girls basketball championship game Thursday.(Photo by Andy Holzman, Contributing Photographer)

Alemany’s Jordyn Jiron celebrates after her team defeated Cajon High School in the CIF-SS Division 2AA girls basketball championship game Thursday.(Photo by Andy Holzman, Contributing Photographer)

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Cajon came into the final unbeaten at 15-0 with just seven players. The Cowgirls stuck with Alemany for three and a half quarters before running out of gas.

“Fatigue,” Cajon coach Leon Washington said. “We broke down a little when things go tough. But I can’t as for much more out of seven girls. I’m proud.”

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Source:: Los Angeles Daily News

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