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Temple City Season Ends Against Whittier

Tim Peterson

Whittier overcame an early deficit and outscored Temple City by 16 over the final three quarters to beat the Rams 62-52 Friday night in the first round of the CIF Division 2A Playoffs.
The Rams made a late run in the fourth quarter to get within four but Whittier scored the last six points of the game to ice it. TC was forced to foul late but Whittier converted six of seven free throws in the final frame.
Goren Lee led the Rams with 17 but was just 3 for 15 from three point land and missed his last six threes of the game. Temple City was 7 for 23 overall from behind the arc while Whittier was 2 for 9.
Whittier outscored the Rams 18-9 in the second quarter to erase a 14-8 deficit and never trailed again. Temple City took second in the Rio Hondo with a 7-3 record and went 15-10 overall.

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