California High School Basketball - Mt. Whitney holds off Mission OakJanuary 12, 2010: Visalia, CA 93277
Mt. Whitney Pioneers (Visalia, CA) backers were pleased Tuesday as they saw their basketball squad hold off the visiting Mission Oak Hawks (Tulare, CA), 42-41 in a non-league bout.
With the victory, Mt. Whitney upgrades its record to 3-12 on the campaign. The Pioneers host Hanford (Hanford, CA) to play the Bullpups in a West Yosemite bout on Friday, January 22. The Bullpups come into the bout with a record of 17-3. Hanford won 86-12 in their recent league bout against Hanford West (Hanford, CA)
Next up, the Hawks play the Lindsay Cardinals (Lindsay, CA) in a non-league bout, on Friday, January 15. Mission Oak will attempt to upgrade on its 0-13 season record. The Cardinals come into the bout with a 8-6 record after their 49-47 non-league win over Fowler (Fowler, CA).