Game of the Week: CIF girls’ basketball championship, Long Beach Poly vs. Esperanza

The Long Beach Poly girls’ basketball team had won six CIF Southern Section titles and six CIF State titles coming into last Thursday night’s CIF-SS Division 1 championship against Esperanza, but they’d never done it at home.

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