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WCAL first place showdown, Mitty VS Serra – GSF Game of the Week

Posted February 6, 2014 by in – The number one Mitty Monarchs hosted the number two Serra Padres for a big WCAL match up on Wednesday night. The last time these two teams played – Mitty handed Serra their second loss in league with a 50-41 victory on January 14.

The GetSportsFocus crew headed out to Mitty for the Game of the Week, and crowned MVP was senior JP Rindfleisch who hit four 3-pointers and finished the night with 27 points. The play maker of the game was who else, besides the “swaggiest” guy on the Mitty campus, as Justin Lum says – Matt McAndrews who had 9 points and 5 assists.

Even though Mitty was victorious, Serra fought hard until the Monarchs pulled away in the fourth. To highlight the other side of the court, Danny Mahoney led his team with 18 points and made it tough for the Mitty defense to guard him.

The Monarchs capped off their first sweep, in three years, over the Padres in a hard fought defensive game for both teams. Serra led 23-22 heading into the half, but the Monarchs outscored the Padres 40-29 in the second half. The final score was Mitty 62 – Serra 52.

This was Mitty’s fifth straight win in the WCAL and their sixth straight win at home. The Monarchs extend their first place position over St. Ignatius (16-4, 8-2) by one game. Mitty (16-3, 9-1) heads over to Sacred Heart Cathedral (13-7, 5-5) – start time is 7:30 in San Francisco.

Serra (14-6, 7-3) stays at home to face Valley Christian (5-18, 1-8) and hopes to get a win to stay in the race for the WCAL title.

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