Carondelet falls short in showdown

Carondelet's Natalie Romeo, right, drives to the basket against St. Mary's junior Ma'Ane Mosley (20) in a game between two of the top East Bay teams at the Corner Bakery Showdown on Jan. 25 at the Bentley School. Despite 19 points from Makenzie Cast, 16 from Romeo and 15 from Gabby Grupalo, the Cougars lost 78-71. It was just their third loss of the season.