Not just any Thursday but St. Patrick’s Day, so Kaleena Mosqueda-Lewis sought something green to wear and headed to school.
Mosqueda-Lewis, a senior, is a guard on the Monarchs girls basketball team, that will be headed to Galen Center to take on Canyon Springs Saturday in the Southern California Regional Finals. The boys team will also be playing Saturday for the right to go to Sacramento to play for a state championship.
She was told there would be an assembly today to honor both the boys and girls basketball teams. While waiting for the assembly to start, to her surprise, three-time WNBA MVP and Los Angeles Sparks great Lisa Leslie walked through the door to tell her she had been named the 2010-11 Gatorade National Girls Basketball Player of the Year….