Culver City High’s bid for a CIF championship in girl’s basketball ended Saturday in a 47-39 loss to Murrieta Valley at the Anaheim Arena.
Culver did receive an invitation to the state playoffs. But because of the CIF title game defeat the Centaurs were given a road game in the first round at Granada Hills of the LA City section.
The game was scheduled for Wednesday night but the result was unavailable at press time.
By defeating Culver in the CIF title game Murrieta Valley earned a home first round game.
Kelsey Ueda led Culver with 14 points and 10 rebounds in a game that was close most of the way. At times both teams had small leads.
The Centaurs, coached by Julian Anderson, had a great season which included their second straight year going undefeated in the Ocean League.