California High School Basketball - Santa Margarita nipped by Mater DeiJanuary 27, 2022: Santa Ana, CA 92707
The Mater Dei Monarchs tipped the visiting Santa Margarita Eagles basketball team by a final score of 61-58 in Thursday's league game.
In their next game, the Monarchs face the Servite Friars (Anaheim, CA) in a Trinity game, on Friday, January 28. Mater Dei will attempt to move on its 21-2 season record. The Friars enter the game with a 12-8 record after their 58-44 league loss to JSerra Catholic (San Juan Capistrano, CA).
With the defeat, Santa Margarita moves to 17-2 on the year. The Eagles travel to Escondido (Escondido, CA) to face the Cougars in a non-league game on Saturday, January 29. The Cougars enter the game with a record of 4-12. Escondido lost 83-50 in their recent league game against Mt. Carmel (San Diego, CA)