It was understandable considering the fast style of play of the Rio Mesa High girls basketball team. The flu bug going around the Spartans locker room didn’t help.
Rio Mesa shrugged off the effects of the flu in the Spartans’ 50-32 win Saturday night over host Westlake in the second round of the CIF-Southern Section Division 3AAA playoffs.
“It was challenging,” Ontiveros said. “We all felt nauseous out there. We run an uptempo game and we tried pulling through. We just kind of all put our sickness aside.”