Gustine held off visiting Denair Friday to improve to 2-0 in Southern League play.

The Lady Reds posted a 44-40 victory over the Coyotes for their second win in as many nights.

Two Gustine players finished in double figures. Tianah Vitorino led Gustine with 13 points, while freshman Magali Macias finished with 10.

Alexis Barnett was on the score sheet with seven points, Cynthia Castaneda netted six and Ashley Lomeli and Anneza Rodriguez each had four points to round out the scoring.

Gustine 38, Le Grand 22

The Lady Reds pulled away from Le Grand in their Southern League opener Thursday evening.

The West Siders held a 19-14 lead at the half, and then held the Bulldogs to just eight points over the final two quarters to put the win in the books.

Vitorino put up 11 points to lead Gustine. Barnett finished with seven, Lomeli and Macias each contributed with six points, Castaneda scored four, and Rodriguez and M.J. Haro each added two points.

Gustine hosted Waterford Tuesday and will visit Delhi tonight (Thursday) before making the short trip to Newman next Tuesday to face rival Orestimba.