Mayfield Junior School's Girls' Basketball Captures 2018 Independent League Title

Published : Thursday, November 29, 2018 | 12:32 PM

MJS Girls Basketball_2018 Independent League Champions: Back Row (L to R): Marie Milton, Sophia Heredia, Avery Hobey, Meghan Garrity, Sheryl Cheng, Head Coach Melissa White. Front Row (L to R): Annie Conzonire, Sade Falese, Kat Zirn, Kate Grinnell, Gabriella Rogers, Katrina Fitzhugh. Not pictured: Athletic Director Ruth, Lola Olivarez, Kaitlyn Huang

With games on the line, eighth grader Sophia Heredia drained two last-second three-point baskets against Westridge and Polytechnic to propel the Mustangs to victories and the 2018 Independent League championship. Mayfield concluded the season with a 7-1 record and next competes in the league tournament.


Founded in 1931 by the Society of the Holy Child Jesus, Mayfield Junior School is a leading Catholic, independent school serving kindergarten to eighth grade boys and girls. Mayfield is distinguished by the Holy Child educational philosophy of Cornelia Connelly, the Society’s founder. Cornelia Connelly’s pioneering belief of developing the whole child as an intellectual, spiritual, creative and athletic person set the standard for Mayfield 87 years ago. Located adjacent to historic Old Pasadena, Mayfield’s elementary and middle school educational program, specifically designed for each developmental stage, best prepares students for high school and beyond. Learn more at, or on FacebookTwitterInstagram and LinkedIn.

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