HS Girls Basketball: Vista Murrieta Wins 8th Straight to Start the Season


The Broncos Beat Eastlake 49-39 in the Matador Classic Tournament in San Diego

Imari Cooley

Vista Murrieta remained red hot Friday night as they cruised to an easy 49-39 victory over Chula Vista’s Eastlake High School. The game was never in doubt as the Broncos jumped out to a 15-7 lead in the first quarter.


Vista Murrieta would out shoot the Titans 12-10 in te second period and never looked back. The second half was closer, with the Broncos and Eastlake both scoring 22 points in the half.

Senior Imari Cooley led the Bronco attack with 12 points and 12 rebounds. Freshman  also scored 12….she did it the hard way, sinking 9 free throws and a three pointer.

Gabby Stoll, back from an injury and playing her third game of the season scored 11 points and grabbed 8 rebounds. The senior scored 19 points a day earlier in the 58-50 victory against Mater Dei. Senior Nakela Smith had 6 rebounds for the Broncos.

The Broncos will have a tournament game against Mount Miguel of Spring Valley today at 5pm.

Vista Murrieta is out to capture their second Championship Trophy this year. They won the Bronco Tip-Off Classic last Saturday