California High School Basketball - Del Lago Academy edged by Mountain EmpireJanuary 9, 2020: Escondido, CA 92029
The Del Lago Academy Firebirds basketball team (Escondido, CA), was nudged 40-38 in Thursday's non-league battle with the visiting Mountain Empire Red Hawks (Pine Valley, CA)
The Red Hawks now possess a 4-6 record. They put it on the line next when they host West Shores for a Manzanita battle on Tuesday, January 14. Mountain Empire will confront a Wildcats team coming off a 2-0 non-league loss to Palm Desert (Palm Desert, CA). The Wildcats record now stands at 2-4.
The Firebirds (3-4) will now prepare for their battle against Health Sciences (San Diego, CA). The Surgeons come into the non-league battle with a 2-3 record. In their last battle, Health Sciences was nudged by Horizon Prep (Rancho Santa Fe, CA), 40-14, in a league battle.