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Thomas is catalyst in O'Dowd victories

Salesian High's Kian McNair (1) is pressured by Bishop O'Dowd's Daniella Williams (14), Asha Thomas (1) and Aisia Robertson (15) during a nonleague girls basketball game in Richmond on Jan. 11. Bishop O'Dowd won 60-56. Thomas scored a game-high 26 points and also grabbed four rebounds and passed for four assists, as the Dragons improved their record to 10-3 with the victory. For more photos from this game and other high school games, visit http://photos.mercurynews.com/category/sports/high-school. On Jan. 10, Bishop O'Dowd took a 35-5 lead in the second quarter on its way to a 60-25 victory over Alameda in a West Alameda County Conference-Foothill Division game. Thomas scored a game-high 16 points and Robertson added eight points and 11 steals.