PHOTOS by Byron Devers
Kianna Cross had a game-high 18 points and also grabbed 11 rebounds in AVC's 76-45 rout of the Cougars.
Antelope Valley got off to a fast start as they put up 30 points in the first quarter behind Cross' three 3-pointers. Both teams scored 16 points in the second quarter to give the Marauders a 46-25 lead at halftime.
AVC's defense played well coming out of the break, limiting West LA to 9 third-quarter points, while putting up 18. The Cougar's offense wasn't able to get going as AVC kept up the pressure. The Marauders forced 12 turnovers and had 9 steals while limiting the Cougars to 20% shooting from the field.
Antelope Valley outscored West LA in three of the four quarters to get the 31-point win and improve to 6-10 record overall. They will play at Santa Monica on Wednesday before facing Bakersfield at home on Saturday.