Last season’s 40-point games

first_imgNewbury Park senior Kavita Goss is considered, with Hart of Newhall senior Taylor Lilley and Harvard-Westlake of Studio City junior Yo Yo Greenfield, among the area’s most talented girls’ basketball players. The Loyola Marymount-bound guard/forward justified the acclaim Friday, scoring a school-record and area season-best 43 points in a 70-61 victory over Marmonte League rival Moorpark. AD Quality Auto 360p 720p 1080p Top articles1/5READ MOREGift Box shows no rust in San Antonio Stakes win at Santa Anita The 5-foot-9 Goss, who is averaging 16.6 points and 6.8 rebounds per game this season, scored 29 points in a 64-45 victory Jan. 3 over Royal of Simi Valley, but she’s quick to admit scoring does not always come so easy. “I was in a bit of a slump in the Santa Barbara tournament earlier in the year,” she said. “But on those nights, someone like Arlene Harris (averaging 17.7 points) would have the hot hand. It’s not just me on this team.” Newbury Park’s biggest win this year was a 47-45 triumph Dec. 21 over No. 1 Hart at the Santa Barbara tournament. Goss scored 13 points, but the 6-foot-1 Harris had 21. 160Want local news?Sign up for the Localist and stay informed Something went wrong. Please try again.subscribeCongratulations! You’re all set!center_img Goss’ performance bested the previous Newbury Park record of 40 set by Brynn Cameron – now at USC – in a 2004 Southern Section Div. III-AA playoff game against Monrovia. “I had no idea I was even close to scoring 40 at the time,” said Goss, who hit five 3-pointers for the Panthers. “I think my mom was the first person to tell me. The game was so close, I was just trying to put the ball in the basket.” last_img read more