TEMECULA – Both the Temecula Prep varsity boys’ Basketball team and girls’ basketball team won their preseason games over California School for the Deaf-Riverside High School last week. The boys’ team won by a score of 82-52 with Antonio Jones being selected as the Temecula Prep player of the game.

The girls’ team scored a decisive 50-25 triumph with top scorers coming by way of freshman Reese Miller (15 points), Abby Bennett (14 points), and Zylah Coleman (11 points).

The Patriots own a 3-4 record on the boys’ side as they prepare for a nonconference preseason game this week against Orange Vista (6-3, Sunbelt League) as well as a South Valley League matchup versus Santa Rosa Academy (6-6, 2-0). The girls’ team possesses a 4-5 record with a 0-1 mark in South Valley League play. The Lady Patriots will prepare to also play Santa Rosa Academy (5-4, 2-0) this week, as well as Hemet (4-4, Inland Valley League) in a nonconference bout.

JP Raineri can be reached by email at sports@reedermedia.com.

JP Raineri
JP Raineri

JP is an award-winning multimedia journalist, and head of the Sports Department for the Valley News. Over his time in the Temecula Valley, JP, a former Southwestern League head baseball coach, was also an on-air radio personality at Q103.3, KATY 101.3, Hot 103.9, and was a television host for the Outdoor Channel. When not covering local, or national sports, JP also serves as an Associate Baseball Scout with NSR.