Posted On: 02/2/20 2:49 PM

The Arapahoe Warriors (8-8, 4-4) traveled on Saturday afternoon to take on Mullen (12-5, 6-2) in Denver and start the second round of Centennial League play. Defending Class 4A state champion Mullen flexed its muscles in a 48-32 victory to sweep this season’s home-and-away conference series between the two teams.

Here are five takeaways from the action at The Hutch.

 

Imani Perez

Imani Perez looks like a future Division-I recruit

On a deep team like Mullen and facing a quality club like Arapahoe that has an excellent power forward prospect of its own in 6-foot-1 sophomore Sam Crispe, it can be difficult to stand out. But that’s exactly what Perez did on Saturday, and frankly in pretty much every game the Mustangs play.

Perez, who stands somewhere between 6-foot-2 and 6-foot-3, has incredible length even for her height. Her long arms, good footwork and fluid athleticism allow her to impact every game in many different ways at both ends of the floor, whether that be altering shots on defense or scoring in the post. Against Arapahoe, for example, Perez led all scorers

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