Mt. Carmel won their first round of the CIF Division II playoffs Tuesday when they beat out the Ramona High School girls basketball team 65-51.
Mt. Carmel’s Ali Engelhardt had a monster game, leading all scorers with 28 points. She also added a whopping 24 rebounds.
Ramona Bulldogs sophomore Katherine Mauldin led the team with 15 points in the loss. Junior Kailey Hill chipped in with 10.
Coach Dan Marshall’s Ramona club led 20-19 at halftime, but were unable to withstand a fourth quarter run by the host Sundevils, as they were outscored 28-17 in the final frame.
With the loss, Ramona finished the season 18-11.