HS Girls Basketball: Temecula Valley Wins the 2015 Bettie Smith Memorial Classic Championship

The Golden Bears Crush Tahquitz 66-41 in the Finals to Take Home this Year’s Crown


Senior Teyha Burroughs

The Temecula Valley Girls Basketball team gave Coach Andrew Wohlgemuth an early Christmas present Tuesday. The Golden Bears beat Tahquitz 66-41 in the final game of the 2015 Bettie Smith Memorial Classic Championship to claim this year’s title.

The Bears started the tournament with a huge 54-15 win over Palm Desert, then rolled past Temescal Canyon 51-42. They destroyed Hemet 52-33 in the semifinal game. Temecula Valley outscored Tahquitz in every frame and took a 35-23 lead into the locker room after a huge 21-11 second period. They never looked back.


Junior Danielle Weinmann

Senior Tehya Burroughs led the Golden Bears with 20 points and 5 assists against the Titans. Point guard Danielle Weinmann was a perfect 10-for-10 at the charity stripe as the junior scored 16 points and hauled in 7 rebounds and had 3 steals.

Senior Avery Weaver added 10 points while freshmen Emma Vollmer and Anastasia Navarro scored 7 and 5 points respectively. Senior Reana Miyahira had 4 deflections, 3 assists and caused 3 takeovers.

Temescal Canyon took third place in the tournament with a 58-30 victory over Murrieta Mesa.

Temecula Valley improves to 10-3 overall this season with losses to Upland, JW North and Redlands East Valley and may be the team to beat in the tough Southwestern League.

Courtesy Photos from TVHS Girls Basketball


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