Toppers Drop District Game To Elkettes 44-39 (VIDEO)

Becca Green battles Tonni Aquino for a rebound under the Topper basket in a district game played Tuesday night in Griffith Gymnasium. Green was the top scorer for the Toppers with 17 points. The Toppers and the Elkettes played mostly even throughout the game with the Elkettes leading the first half but the Toppers led at the end of the 3rd quarter and were within striking distance as the game drew to a close, but were not able to close out the game and the Elkettes won 44-39. Photo by John McHale/ Video: Video by Nate Limback/

In addition to her duties to bring the ball down court Hannah Sanchez added 4 points to the game for the Toppers. Photo by John McHale/

Natalie Gallegos poises for a shot in the 2nd quarter, she contributed 8 points as well as a strong offense effort. Photo by John McHale/

Brandy Sandoval makes a run to the basket with Amaya Gonzales closely guarding her in the 2nd quarter. Photo by John McHale/

Natalie Gallegos is always in the thick of the action all over the court on both offense and defense. She scored 5 points this game. Photo by John McHale/

The Toppers, with their height advantage dominated the Elkettes under their baskets for rebounds. Becca Green was the dominating force with help from Michelle Gonzales and Natalie Gallegos. Photo by John McHale/