for the fifth time this season.
The contest turned into a rout after only one quarter of play.
The Rebels scored the game's first 12 points and kept the Panthers
scoreless for the opening 8:15.
Flintridge Prep 12 10 25 17 -- 64
Pasadena Poly 0 6 3 10 -- 19
K. Kimble 14, 10 rebounds and 5 blocks, M. Kimble 10, Lawrence 8, S.
Quan 8, Costner 5, Wakasa 5, Young 4, 7 rebounds, 9 assists and 4
steals, Wayne 4, Trine 2, J. Quan 2, Khetarpal 2. * Three-pointers:
Kawachi 8, Nakagawa 4, Broudy 3, T. Bennett 2 and 7 rebounds, Tanner
2. * Three-pointers:
"We treated this like a playoff game," Flintridge Prep Coach Kenny
Fisher said. "We knew we couldn't slip up against them.
"We wanted to keep the pressure up and make them work."
The Rebels barely broke a sweat for their baskets, scoring 46 of
their points in the paint.
Senior center Katie Kimble was a dominating force for Flintridge
Prep (16-5, 10-2 in league), finishing with 14 points, 10 rebounds
and five blocks, before sitting out the fourth quarter.
The Rebels allowed only six points in the first half, tying a
season-low for points given up in the first 16 minutes.
Pasadena Poly (12-10, 8-4) -- which was without injured starters
Clair Sadler and Sarah Hotchkiss -- also shot just seven for 36
(19.4%) from the field and committed 27 turnovers.
"It was important for us to beat Pasadena Poly and get our
confidence going into the playoffs," Kimble said. "We realized what
we needed to do entering the playoffs."
Megan Kimble contributed 10 points for the Rebels, who avenged a
33-32 Jan. 25 home loss to the Panthers.
Flintridge Prep's Stephanie Young (four points, seven rebounds,
four steals and nine assists), Shari Quan (eight points) and Kate
Lawrence (eight points) also played well.
Mackenzie Kawachi led the Panthers, who would have shared the
league title with the Rebels if they had won, with eight points.