Girls basketball: Lodi Flames freshman Monica Valenzuela gets league’s attention
Monica Valenzuela of the Lodi Flames pushes up a shot in front of Camille Strazzo of the Amador Buffaloes during a varsity girls basketball game at Lodi High School on Tuesday, Dec. 10, 2013. Valenzuela made the all-league team as a freshman.
Posted: Wednesday, March 12, 2014 12:00 am
Jim Staal’s fears regarding super freshman Monica Valenzuela were put to rest last week.
Valenzuela started for his Lodi Flames varsity girls basketball team that went from 4-22 last year to 16-13 and a berth in the Sac-Joaquin Section Division I playoffs. Staal was concerned that his forward might be missed by the San Joaquin Athletic Association coaches come award time, but she wasn’t.
Wednesday, March 12, 2014 12:00 am.