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Recap: Boys' Game Details From
Wed. Jan. 19, 2000--(Jan. 20, 2000)

These are the results from games played Wednesday, January 19, 2000, at least the ones we could find.  If you have details of a game that isn't shown, e-mail them to us and we will include them.

City Section League Games

Mission Valley League

Cleveland 85, El Camino Real 51--Yashar Mehrabani had 13 points and five steals, and the Cavaliers (12-6, 3-0) won a West Valley League game at El Camino Real.   Cleveland, winner of five consecutive games, had 20 steals.  Grant Pledger had 12 points and eight steals.  El Camino Real is 4-9, 0-3.

Monroe 66, San Fernando 62--Robert Palafox had 21 points and seven steals for the Vikings in a Valley Mission League victory at San Fernando.  William Savala made six of 10 shots and scored 17 points for Monroe (13-5, 3-0).  Maike Hernandez scored 18 points for the Tigers (9-8, 1-2). 

Sunset Six League

Grant 60, Hollywood 59--Mike Charleston scored 13 points and Krishna Evans added 12 points and 21 rebounds for the Lancers in a Sunset Six League game at Hollywood.   Grant (3-15, 3-0) led by 10 points in the fourth quarter but missed its last eight free throws.

Verdugo Hills 57, Canoga Park 50-- Verdugo Hills squandered a 15-point lead Wednesday but held on to claim a 57-50 victory over Canoga Park.  Verdugo Hills, 5-19 a year ago, is three points from being undefeated in league play.  The Dons (8-9, 2-1 in league) opened league play with a 62-60 loss to Grant, which turned a few heads. Two days later, they handed North Hollywood a 51-44 setback.  Verdugo Hills, which trailed by seven points after the first quarter, outscored the Hunters, 20-3, in the second quarter, getting eight points from Michael Porter.  Canoga Park committed five turnovers and made only one of nine shots in the second quarter.  Meanwhile, the Dons couldn't miss, sinking nine of 11 shots in the second quarter and shooting 60% in the first half for a 30-17 lead.  After halftime, the Dons cooled considerably. Mike Elliott's basket gave Verdugo Hills its biggest lead, 32-17, to open the third quarter, but the Dons made only three of 15 shots in the quarter.   Canoga Park (8-9, 1-2) pulled even, 36-36, on Cecil Brown's layup with 1:13 left in the third.  Verdugo Hills regained the lead on a free throw by Elliott and extended its lead to four points on a follow shot by Kevin Baird, 41-37, early in the fourth quarter.  The Hunters, hurt by poor free-throw shooting, couldn't get closer than four points. They missed five of six shots from the field in the final 1:17. The Hunters made only nine of 25 (36%) free throws, including six of 13 in the fourth quarter.   Elliott, who scored 57 points against Grant and North Hollywood last week, finished with 15 points. Victor Hines added 11.  Jammie Harris scored 16 points for Canoga Park, and Dante Witherspoon and Brown each had 13.

West Valley League

Granada Hills 69, Chatsworth 62--Jorge Price scored 22 points and the Highlanders overcame a 14-point deficit in the fourth quarter in a West Valley
League game at Granada Hills (9-9, 1-2).  Midwin Francis added 13 points and 12 rebounds for Granada Hills. The Highlanders blew it open with a 23-2 run in the fourth quarter. 

Taft 55, Birmingham 41--Ronald Gray had 17 points and five steals, and Gregg Guenther had 14 points, 10 rebounds and five blocked shots for Taft (13-1, 3-0) in a West Valley League game at Birmingham (8-10, 2-1).

Southern Section League Games

Baseline League

Chino 64, Don Lugo 43-- The Cowboys (10-10, 2-2) held Don Lugo to only 14 points in the second half. Bryan Thompson led Chino with 18 points, Jon Cryer had 14 points and six rebounds and Cameron Munoz added 15 points (including four 3-pointers) and four rebounds. Raymond Hong scored 18 points and had four assists, and Steve Wetzel scored 10 points and grabbed 11 rebounds for Don Lugo (7-13, 0-4). CHINO (64)   Aleman 8, Briggs 2, Munoz 15, Parks 5, Thompson 15, Harden 2, Cryer 14, Malone 3. DON LUGO (43) Hong 18, Blaylock 2, Galindo 7, Ellis 5, Hill 1, Wetzel 10 Chino 15 18 19 12 -- 64 Don Lugo 15 14 7 7 -- 43 Total fouls: C 15, DL 16. Fouled out: none. Technical fouls: none.

Claremont 71, Walnut 56--Sean Terrell scored 25 points, including six 3-pointers, to lift Claremont to a 71-56 Baseline League victory over visiting Walnut on Wednesday night. Thomas Taylor of Claremont (17-3, 4-0) scored 11 of his 16 points in the first quarter, and finished with nine rebounds and three steals. Terrell scored 17 in the second quarter to give the Wolfpack a 41-25 halftime lead. Micah Lombard scored eight points and grabbed seven rebounds in the win for the Wolfpack. Claremont will play at Glendora (17-2, 4-0) on Friday night for first place in the league.   WALNUT (56) Joseph 13, Chang 2, Wright 5, Tashroudian 4, Kim 5, Mason 10, Park 8, Carstenson 9. CLAREMONT (71) S. Terrell 25, Peters 5, Ti. Taylor 2, Aaron 6, C. Terrell 6, Wilburn 2, Th. Taylor 16, Lombard 8, Seo 1. Walnut 12 13 14 17 -- 56 Claremont 15 26 18 12 -- 71 Total fouls: W 9, C 21. Fouled out: none. Technical fouls: none.

Glendora 61, Upland 56--Bruce Hatch's steal and subsequent assist to Graham Miller with 24 seconds remaining closed the hatch on Upland's boys basketball team in a 61-56 loss to visiting Glendora on Wednesday night. In the first game of the post-Casey Jacobsen era between the two teams, the Tartans (17-2 overall, 4-0 league) and Highlanders (13-5, 2-2) showed nothing was lost in this rivalry even if Jacobsen - the No. 2 career scorer in the state and current Stanford freshman - moved on from Glendora. True to formula, things came down to the end.  The Tartans outscored Upland, 9-3, in the final 2:20 while six error-marred possessions produced nothing, leaving Upland coach Jeff Klein pointing the finger at his own team. But Upland didn't, and that started after Sheldon Pace's 3-pointer gave the Highlanders a 53-52 lead with 2:27 left. A Hatch basket regained the lead for the Tartans and then Upland's fade began. Scott Giles' steal on the next possession led to a free throw for the Tartans. Then came a missed 3-pointer by Jesse Pruitt, who led the Highanders with 12 points. Then Kirk Snyder was called for charging. The following possession, Prentice Harris missed two free throws. Despite all this, Upland only trailed by two and had the ball at mid-court with 30 seconds left. But Hatch - Glendora's clutch senior guard - stole the inbounds pass, drove under the basket, and fed the ball to Miller for a layup and a four-point lead. For Glendora, Davis scored a game-high 18 points and his free throw with 1:47 left gave the Tartans a 55-53 lead. Then, Glendora had to dig in and play good defense -- three times in a row.   First, Upland's Jesse Pruitt missed a 3-point basket. Brue Hatch grabbed the rebound in mid-air and alertly called time out, but the Tartans were called for a five-second violation on the inbounds play.  Glendora's Duncan Reid then drew a charge on Kirk Snyder for stop No. 2. But the next inbounds play resulted in a traveling violation.  Upland's Prentice Harris missed the front end of a one-and-one opportunity with 1:23 left, and Glendora finally got a possession. But Davis missed a bank shot, and the Highlanders again had a chance to tie. This time, Hatch took matters into his own hands, stealing a pass and going the length of the floor, then dropping a nice pass off to Graham Miller for a layup and 57-53 lead with 24 seconds left.  Hatch repeated the feat on the next possession, ripping Upland's Sheldon Pace and getting the ball to Duncan Reid, who sank two free throws with 16 seconds left. After Pruitt sank a 3-pointer with nine seconds left to make it 59-56, Hatch's two free throws with seven seconds left sealed the win.  Hatch finished with 12 points. GLENDORA (61) Giles 6, Davis 18, Hatch 12, Miller 13, Reid 8, Mehanna 2, Allen 2. UPLAND (56) Pace 10, Snyder 10, P. Harris 9, Williams 2, J. Harris 10, Pruitt 12, White 2, Davis 1.  Glendora 9 17 17 18 -- 61 Upland 10 17 15 14 -- 56 Total fouls - G 15, U 23. Fouled out - none. Technical fouls - none.

Channel View League

Oxnard 58, Hueneme 46-- The Yellowjackets (16-4, 4-0 in league play) scored only one basket and committed 11 turnovers during an 11:17 stretch, but still had a 29-24 lead early in the third quarter.  Oxnard went on a 7-0 run in a little over a minute to take a 36-24 lead with 3:23 left in the third quarter.  In the fourth quarter the Yellowjackets hit two free throws and five of six shots in the first three-plus minutes to take a 54-36 advantage with 4:52 left in the game.  The Yellowjackets went on a 8-0 run early in the game to take a 12-7 lead and kept their relentless defensive pressure on Hueneme throughout the game.  The Vikings (11-7, 2-1) had a 10-1 run in the fourth quarter to cut a 18-point deficit to 55-46 with 2:25 left in the game, but didn't score again.  Oxnard made three of six free throws down the stretch.  Curtis, a 6-foot-6, junior, had 21 points and 15 rebounds for defending champion Oxnard. Ricky Hernandez scored 11 points for the Yellowjackets, despite spending much of the first half on the bench in foul trouble.  Eric Watkins scored 11 points for Hueneme but the Vikings made only 13 of 51 shots and eight of 14 free throws.   Oxnard made only 19 of 49 shots, but the Yellowjackets made 17 of 29 free throws.   The Yellowjackets led, 29-20, at halftime, despite making only one basket in the last 6:10 of the half. 

Christian League

Arrowhead Christian 49, Mesa Grande 48 --Junior forward Nick Goltry hit the winning basket for Arrowhead Christian. Junior guard Chris Necerra led the Eagles (1-5, 3-10) with 18 points and eight rebounds. MESA GRANDE (48) -- Grando 2, Ruybalid 18, Venckeler 2, Chinnock 5, Stout 19, Chamberland 2. ARROWHEAD CHRISTIAN (49) -- Paine 3, Becerra 18, Goltry 9, Britt 6, Breckley 6, Hanke 7.  Halftime score -- Mesa Grande 18-17. Three-point goals -- Ruybalid 6, Chinnock, Stout 2, Becerra, Hanke. Total fouls -- Mesa Grande 8, Arrowhead Christian 11. Technical fouls -- none.

Desert Valley League

Indio 90, Cathedral City 79--The Rajahs opened the game by outscoring the Lions 21-6 in the opening quarter and held on in what was a tight contest the rest of the way.   Indio led 41-27 at the half and managed to hold on despite being outscored 21-19 in the third and 31-30 in the fourth. Three players scored in double figures for Indio. Frank Rodriguez had 23, Darrell Garcia had 22 and Zac Balver had 20. Indio improved to 10-7 on the season and to 2-1 in the DVL. Indio: 21 20 19 30 -- 90 Cathedral City: 6 21 21 31 -- 79 Cathedral City: Ochoa 5, Green 2, Thornburg 2, DeVance 33, Lambert 1, Smith 2, Heredia 14, Shoemake 14, Torres 6. Indio: Frank Rodriguez 23, Eddie Silva 6, Todd Mendoza 3, Eddie Escobar 3, Richard Natividad 8, Tom Ogimachi 3, Darrell Garcia 22, Billy Meraz 2, Zac Balver 20.

La Quinta 58, Coachella Valley 54--Skyler Wilson, Riverside County's fifth-leading scorer, scored 21 points as La Quinta defeated Coachella Valley in a Desert Valley League game. Coachella Valley (1-3 in league) led by one point late in the fourth quarter, but Wilson made a three-pointer to give the Blackhawks the lead for good. George Gutierrez made two free throws with four seconds reaming to ice the game. Mike Havens added 13 points and eight rebounds for La Quinta.The Blackhawks (7-11, 2-2) picked up a crucial DVL win, getting 13 points from Mike Havens and 21 points from Skyler Wilson. La Quinta: 15 20 10 13 -- 58 Coachella Valley: 16 12 10 18 -- 54 La Quinta: Gutierrez 9, Wilson 21, Pablo 2, Martinez 5, Avon 6, St. Angelo 2, Havens 13. 18 11-15 58. 3 point goals: 3 (Wilson 2).  Coachella Valley: Rabago 9, Gonzales 3, Badena 3, Patino 3, Bautista 8, Lomeli 16, Ramos 12. 15 15-25 54. 3-point goals: 3 (Rabago, Gonzales, Lomeli).  

De Anza League

Beaumont 54, Big Bear 53--With three seconds left, Beaumont's Jackson Wood completed a three-point play, giving the visiting Cougars a dramatic 54-53 De Anza League victory over Big Bear on Wednesday. Wood gathered in a rebound off of Sergio Olvera's missed layup, drove and scored. After Wood made his free throw, Big Bear (1-2, 11-7) inbounded and heaved up an unsuccessful desperation shot. Tory Cohn led Beaumont (2-1, 14-5) with 25 points. BEAUMONT (54) -- Ad. Stephens 11, Wood 7, Cohn 25, Hackney 5, Olvera 2, Aa. Stephens 2, Mendoza 2. BIG BEAR (53) -- Appleton 12, Jestin 15, Francis 12, Foulkes 8, Thompson 5, Wegener 1. Halftime score -- Beaumont 26-20. Three-point goals -- Ad. Stephens, Wood, Cohn, Hackney, Appleton 2, Jestin 3, Francis 2. Total fouls -- Beaumont 15, Big Bear 17. Fouled out -- none.

Twentynine Palms 81, Silver Valley 39--Twentynine Palms center Vili Morton took advantage of Silver Valley's unusual box and one defense, as the Wildcats ran away with a De Anza League game. Morton, who was credited with 31, had the paint all to himself as a result of Silver Valley's effort to stop the outside shooters.  Bobby Phillips added 14 points for the Wildcats (3-0, 13-4), the sixth-ranked team in Division 4AA.SILVER VALLEY (39) -- Blankenship 2, Anderson 9, McMillon 5, James 21, Everly 2. TWENTYNINE PALMS (81) -- Randal 5, Bernard 6, Stratton 4, Palmer 2, Hester 4, Phillips 14, Brooks 3, Miller 6, Freshour 1, Robinson 4, Morton 32. Halftime score -- Twentynine Palms 50-26. Three-point goals -- Anderson, McMillon. Total fouls -- Silver Valley 15, Twentynine Palms 13. Fouled out -- none. 

Empire League

Kennedy 51, Katella 47--Chris Johnson scored 23 points for visiting Kennedy (9-10, 2-2 in league). Katella is 8-11, 2-2. 

Loara 61, Century 55--Danny Melton scored 23 points for visiting Loara (13-7, 4-0). Chris Ferretti had 14 points and 17 rebounds for Century (9-11, 1-3). 

Freeway League

Fullerton 42, Buena Park 41--Juan Rincon drove the lane then passed to David Fells for a layup at the buzzer to give Fullerton (15-3, 3-1) the victory. Akachi Azubuike scored 15 points for the Indians, who scored the game's final 11 points.

Troy 68, Sunny Hills 41--Alex Raco had 11 points and 11 assists and Mark Ahlberg added 15 points and 13 rebounds for Troy (19-1, 4-0), which
scored the first 16 points of the second half. 

Garden Grove League 

Bolsa Grande 63, Garden Grove 59--Jon James' three-point play late in the fourth quarter gave Bolsa Grande a 59-58 lead and the Matadors (14-5, 5-0) held on for their ninth consecutive victory. James finished with 27 points and 19 rebounds. Paul Guzman scored 12 for Garden Grove (4-13, 2-3). 

Los Amigos 71, La Quinta 59--Peter Vu scored 28 points, making 10 of 12 free-throw attempts in the fourth quarter to help seal the victory for the visiting Lobos (8-12, 4-2). David Chau added 20 points for Los Amigos. Matt Blanchard scored 20 points for La Quinta (6-13, 2-3). 

Pacifica 73, Rancho Alamitos 60--Kelly Gurnea scored 16 points and Joel Bruck added 15 for host Pacifica (9-9, 4-1). 

Liberty League

Buckley 67, Holy Martyrs 42-- The Griffins (14-2, 6-0) came into the game ranked No. 7 in Division V-AA, and blew open the games with a 28-14 run in the second quarter to beat the Armens (4-10, 1-5) at Buckley.  The Griffins had four players in double figures: Sophomore point guard David Gale had 11 and 8 assists, 6 steals, and over the last three games is averaging 14 ppg;  Senior Adam Pastor had 12 and 4 assists; junior Colin Ward-Henninger had 12 and 11 rebounds, and junior Alex Clancy had 11 points.  Others scoring for Buckley were junior Murali Sivalingam 8, Mike Lalezerian 7, Roayl Weaver 2, Simon Leonov 2. Buckley remains tied with Providence (6-0), ranked No. 5 in Division IV-A.  The two teams will meet for the first of two meetings on January 27 at Buckley. 

Los Padres League

Cabrillo 64, Morro Bay 62--At Morro Bay, the biggest basketball comeback of the year teetered on a shot at the buzzer hanging on the rim. Cabrillo's Los Padres League-leading Conquistadores exploded for 28 points in the fourth quarter to come from 12 back to take their first  lead 64-62 in the hostile Pirate gym. Morro Bay tied the score but with time remaining for a last Cabrillo try for the win. But the ball did not fall, and the contest went to overtime, where Morro Bay retook control to win 76-71. These two teams like to play them close. Cabrillo defeated Morro Bay 53-52 in regulation two Fridays ago at the Conquistador gym.  Wednesday night, the Pirates were led by Kevin Dearden with 25 points and Rod Weston with 22, while Omar Robinson led Cabrillo with  23 and Marcus Jenkins totalled 19. Cabrillo bombed from downtown with nine three-point shots, three each from Robinson, Jenkins and Calvin Peterson.  The Conqs' Los Padres League lead was shaved to one-half game with the loss. The Conquistadores are now 3-1, 12-7 overall, while St.  Joseph and Paso Robles trail narrowly at 2-1. Morro Bay is now 2-2, 9-9 overall.

Marmonte League

Simi Valley 82, Westlake 44--Branduinn Fullove scored 24 points and the top-ranked Pioneers (17-2, 5-0) won a Marmonte League game at Simi Valley.  Simi Valley's Dustin Villepigue scored 16 points. 

Moorpark 73, Newbury Park 51--Ron Russ made all five of his three-point shots and scored 24 points for the Musketeers in a Marmonte League victory at Moorpark.  Jared Tavasolian added 14 points, seven assists and five steals for Moorpark (14-5, 3-3). John Harris scored 15 points for Newbury Park (10-6, 3-2), which fell into a tie for second place with Thousand Oaks and Royal. 

Royal 57, Thousand Oaks 51--Adam Segal's 17 points helped the Highlanders (10-7, 3-2) to a Marmonte League victory at Thousand Oaks (11-7, 3-2). 

Miramonte League

Garey 89, Hacienda Heights Wilson 41-- The Vikings (14-6, 4-0) held Wilson to only 15 first-half points. Brandon Hogan led Garey with 20 points, six rebounds and five assists, Laraurus Davis had 13 points, six rebounds and five assists, Albert Hill added 11 points and nine rebounds and Justin Horigan scored 11 points.  WILSON (41) Turner 4, Parker 4, Royster 5, Griffin 11, Richards 2, Begiacomo 9, Bockover 2, Cheng 2, Davis 2. GAREY (89) Boseman 4, Hogan 20, Nguyen 7, Ponder 8, Davis 13, Worthams 2, Horigan 11, Hill 11, Flowers 4, Frey 6, Delone 5. Wilson 6 9 13 13 -- 41 Garey 24 21 25 19 -- 89 Total fouls: W 10, G 11. Fouled out: none. Technical fouls: none.

Los Altos 75, Diamond Ranch 64-- Daniel Knott scored 28 points and grabbed 11 rebounds and Aaron Williams had 16 points, five rebounds, and a pair each of steals and assists, for the Panthers (10-10, 1-3).DIAMOND RANCH (64) Coombs 10, Williams 16, Laurie 6, Davis 2, Knott 28, Chriscione 2. LOS ALTOS (75) Godinez 4, Carmarillo 23, Perez 2, Rogers 6, McMath 14, Allen 4, VanDuyne 19, Campbell 3. Diamond Ranch 17 14 16 17 -- 64 Los Altos 16 19 27 13 -- 75 Total fouls: DR 26, LA 16. Fouled out: Godinez (LA), Williams (DR). Technical fouls: none.

Pomona 66, Charter Oak 52-- Pomona (7-10, 3-1) opened the game with an 8-2 run in outscoring Charter Oak 16-8 in the first quarter. The Chargers pulled to within five points in the third quarter, but the Red Devils went on an 8-0 run to pull away. Lionel Brown led Pomona with 22 points. POMONA (66)  Smith 10, Brown 22, Holden 4, Russ 8, Howard 14, Mitchell 2, Dang 2, Bienemy 2. CHARTER OAK (52) Croom 9, Jones 9, Alkhaby 6, Doler 1, Lozano 8, Carr 2, Gomez 1, Ramirez 4, Brown 7. Pomona 16 13 16 21 -- 66 Charter Oak 8 16 10 17 -- 52 Total fouls: P 17, CO 14. Fouled out: Smith (P), Lozano (CO). Technical fouls: none. 

Mountain View League

Jurupa Valley 53, La Sierra 52 --Riverside La Sierra inbounded the ball with 38 seconds to go and worked the ball around but missed a shot and then threw the rebound out of bounds, allowing Jurupa Valley (2-1, 11-8) to win a Mountain View League game. With the game tied 52-52, Mike West made 1 of 2 free throws with 40 seconds to go, for the eventual margin.The Jaguars' Justin Garcia scored 14 of his 17 points in the second half. LA SIERRA (52) -- Cryder 15, Rincon 15, Howse 6, Smith 4, Midgett 6, Logsdon 2, Clayton 2, West 2. JURUPA VALLEY (53) -- Lozano 11, Lauritzen 7, A.Garcia 2, West 3, Brito 2, Boardman 11, J.Garcia 17. Halftime score -- La Sierra 30-23. Three-point goals -- Cryder 2, Rincon 3, Lauritzen, Boardman 3. Total fouls -- La Sierra 16, Jurupa Valley 10. Fouled out -- Clayton.

Northern League

Righetti 75, Lompoc 57--At Righetti, the Warriors improved to 2-2 in the Northern League and 12-6 overall, while the Braves fell to 2-2, 12-7.  Leading 30-27 at the half and 50-41 after three, the Warriors pulled away down the home stretch. Righetti wound up 30-of-41 at the free throw line. Sylvester Swain, who was 11-for-15 shooting freebies, led all scorers with 23 points. Lyndon Conaway had 14 and Qadree Salim and Gabe Fernandez each scored 10 for the Braves. Lompoc is at San Luis Obispo Friday. Varsity tips off at 7:30.

Orange League

Brea Olinda 60, Western 54--Ryan Moore scored 24 points and Ryan Wilber added 20 for Brea Olinda (14-5, 3-0).  Western's Robert Turner scored 25 points for Western (6-11, 0-3). 

Valencia 62, Anaheim 49--Eric Dixon had 28 points and 12 rebounds and scored 18 points in the second half when Valencia (8-11, 2-1) put the game away.

Santa Fe League

Bell-Jeff 90, St. Genevieve 50--Carlos Arroyo and Casey Markovic each scored 23 points and the Guards (15-3, 3-0) won a Santa Fe League game at St. Genevieve (8-6, 0-4).

Sea View League

Laguna Hills 61, Irvine 54--Marshall Houser had 19 points, nine rebounds and six blocked shots for host Laguna Hills (11-9, 1-3). 

Woodbridge 64, Aliso Niguel 54--Danny Lambert scored 12 points for host Woodbridge (13-8, 2-1).Ryann Ross scored 17 points to lead Aliso Niguel
(11-8, 2-1). 

Sierra League

Diamond Bar 57, Damien 55--Mark Jecman hit a shot with 1.8 seconds left to give Diamond Bar (11-9, 3-1) the win. Khamif Ford scored 25 points and made 9 of 10 shots in the fourth quarter for the Brahmas. DAMIEN (55) Buffum 3, Minjares 6, Hayden 10, Clark 6, A. Garcia 8, E. Garcia 6, Davio 10, Jackson 6. DIAMOND BAR (57) Frierson 8, Williams 1, Robinson 6, Ford 25, Jecmen 12, Craig 4, Davis 1. Damien 10 21 13 11 -- 55 Diamond Bar 25 4 1 27 -- 57 Total fouls: D 20, DB 12. Fouled out: none. Technical fouls: none.

Ayala 89, Rowland Heights Rowland 28--Ayala recorded its 200th victory (200-71) in its 10 year history. The Bulldogs (18-4, 4-0) were led by Chasen Jones, who scored 16 points off the bench. Jones and teammate Marcel Burke both scored 15 points a piece in the first half en route to a 51-21 lead.ROWLAND (28) Merriweather 3, Rivas 2, Wong 5, Smith 1, Mitchell 2, Hicks 3, Eldridge 10, Martin 2.   AYALA (89) Pacana 6, Sterling 5, Lucas 7, Burke 15, McCoy 13, Vavakin 4, Quinn 6, Jones 16, Simms 8, Donald 3, Agwuenu 2, Cradoc 4. Rowland 11 10 3 4 -- 28 Ayala 23 28 24 14 -- 89 Total fouls: R 7, A 13. Fouled out: none. Technical fouls: none.

South Coast League

Capistrano Valley 54, Dana Hills 29--Sophomore Matt Sweany scored 16 points for visiting Capistrano Valley (13-7, 3-1). 

El Toro 70, Mission Viejo 56--Ashkan Nazeri scored 18 points and Chris Parish had 13 points and 10 rebounds for El Toro (16-4, 4-0). 

San Clemente 79, Trabuco Hills 61--Curtis Bush scored 25 points, making 10 of 13 free-throw attempts, for visiting San Clemente (11-7, 2-2). Brennon Martin and Evan Fields scored 16 points each for Trabuco Hills (9-11, 2-2). 

Sunkist League  

Bloomington 75, Temescal Canyon 71--Bloomington earned a 75-71 victory in overtime over Temescal Canyon in a Sunkist League game Wednesday. Temescal Canyon's Bob Cleary hit a shot in the final seconds of regulation to tie the score at 66-66 and send the game into overtime. Will Funn led Bloomington with 18 points and Artie Allen had 15 including two three-pointers. Cleary had 18 points and 10 rebounds and Ben Owens had 19 points.  The Titans (1-2, 9-11) had two turnovers in overtime and Bloomington (2-1) scored on both of them.  BLOOMINGTON (75) -- Green 16, S. Funn 9, W. Funn 18, Adams 13, Allen 15, Davis 4. TEMESCAL CANYON (71) -- Badue 5, Zarbok 8, Cleary 18, Owens 19, Kennedy 5, Thomas 8, Wing 1, Morrisroe 7. Halftime score -- Bloomington 37-33. Three-point goals -- Adams, Allen 2, Badue, Kennedy. Total fouls -- Bloomington 19, Temescal Canyon 19. Fouled out -- Thomas (TC), Green. Technical fouls -- Bloomington.

Elsinore 86, Ramona 65--Senior center Josh Mativa scored 19 points and grabbed 17 rebounds as Elsinore defeated Riverside Ramona in a Sunkist League game. Mativa scored 11 of his points in the third quarter. Elsinore's 15th consecutive victory kept the Tigers atop the Sunkist League standings. Reserve guards Trevon Keahey and Kris Maxey scored a combined 20 points for Elsinore (3-0, 17-3) in the fourth quarter. Ramona (1-2, 12-8) trailed by as much as 13 points in the second quarter but finished the quarter on a 7-0 run to narrow the lead to three points at halftime. The Rams caught Elsinore at 43-43 but never claimed the lead. Dahllas Downey scored a game-high 24 points for Ramona.ELSINORE (86) -- Bagwell 13, Pesaniello 10, Cirilo 7, Mativa 19, Wolter 4, Keahey 15, Green 2, Maxey 16,  RAMONA (65) -- Gosserand 4, Te.Henry 4, White 8, Downey 24, Darkwa 6, Small 3, Ty.Henry 5, Adams 8, Brown 3 Halftime score -- Elsinore 39-36. Three-point goals -- Keahey 2, Maxey 2, Cirilo. Total fouls -- Elsinore 15, Ramona 21. Technical fouls -- Maxey. 

Sunset League

Marina 63, Esperanza 61--The lead changed 16 times during a Sunset League matchup between Marina and Esperanza Wednesday night at Esperanza, but the Vikings had the upper hand when it counted.  Marina's Dustin Kaatz dribbled into the right corner and passed to Beau Brown under the basket, resulting in a layup at the buzzer and a 63-61 overtime victory for the Vikings.  Esperanza (10-10, 2-2 in league) held a 52-43 lead with 1:23 left in regulation and led, 61-56, with less than a minute to play in overtime, but sharp three-point shooting by Marina (18-2, 4-0) helped erase both deficits.   Brown and Shane Leis hit three-pointers on consecutive possessions to pull Marina to within 53-50 with 32 seconds left in the fourth quarter, and then Kaatz made a three-pointer from the same right corner with six seconds left to send it to overtime.   In overtime, Leis made two of three free throws after getting fouled on a three-point attempt. He missed the third, but Marina got the rebound and Brown made a three-pointer to tie the score at 61-61 with 39 seconds left.  Esperanza was 0-5 from the free throw line in the final 1:40 of overtime and 1-4 from the foul line in the final 1:14 of regulation.

Los Alamitos 66, Huntington Beach 52--Ronnie Prettyman scored 24 points for host Los Alamitos (16-3, 4-0), which was tied at halftime but
outscored Huntington Beach, 35-21, in the second half. 

Fountain Valley 59, Edison 52--Tucker Fendon scored 19 points to lead visiting Fountain Valley (12-8, 1-4). Christian Prelle led Edison (7-11, 0-4), with 12 points.  

Tri-Valley League

Oak Park 65, St. Bonaventure 55-- Taking advantage of its size advantage, Oak Park led almost from start to finish in a 65-55 boys' basketball victory over St. Bonaventure at Oak Park High.  Behind 6-foot-7 center Zach Smith and 6-4 forwards Jeremy Murphy and Jason Adams, the Eagles (13-6, 3-0) crashed the boards for numerous second and third efforts. The Seraphs are now 13-3, 1-1. Murphy scored 18 points, followed by Adams with 14 and Smith with 13.  Oak Park also made 12 of 13 free-throw attempts and five three-point baskets.  Despite Oak Park's size advantage, the Seraphs pulled to within two points, 45-43, on a basket by Chris Saunders late in the third quarter.  That was before the Eagles put the game away with a 13-0 run that made it 58-43 midway through the final quarter.  Saunders finished with 18 points and Michael Perez 13 for St. Bonaventure. Perez made only three of 12 shots from the field.  

Valle Vista League

San Dimas 54, Northview 40--David Malana scored 16 points and grabbed four assists, and Jason Greenlee had 17 points, seven rebounds and six assists to lead San Dimas (15-3, 6-0). The Saints will host Bonita on Friday at 7 p.m. SAN DIMAS (54) Malana 16, Greenlee 14, Grundy 3, Ferrera 8, Ingram 7, Patel 6. COVINA NORTHVIEW (40) Real 1, Trinh 5, Samudio 2, Laws 16, Nuguid 6, Mercardo 10. San Dimas 14 18 16 6 -- 54 Northview 6 10 12 12 -- 40 Total fouls: SD 14, N 9. Fouled out: none. Technical fouls: none.

South Hills 65, Ganesha 57-- Jason Romero recorded a triple-double for Ganesha (9-10, 3-3) in a loss to South Hills. Romero had 13 points, 11 rebounds and 10 assists. The Huskies held Franklin Ike to six points. Ike, who added nine rebounds and five blocks, was 16.4 points per game coming into Wednesday's game. Cedrick Click scored 12 points for the Giants. SOUTH HILLS (65) Smith 20, Johnson 7, Stewart 9, Froid 14, Garcia 11, Enriquez 4. GANESHA (57) Click 12, Starks 11, Knight 9, Ike 6, Romero 13, Eferberha 6 South Hills 12 11 22 20 -- 65 Ganesha 10 8 19 20 -- 57 Total fouls: SH 13, G 15. Fouled out: none. Technical fouls: none.

Westside League

Milken Community 76, Paraclete 73--Alex Raminfar scored 23 points and Bobby Bassman added 22 for Milken in a triple-overtime nonleague victory at Paraclete. 

Southern Section Non-League Games

Estancia 56, Newport Harbor High 54--Darshaun Garner made a layup off a lob pass from Travis Chandler with one second remaining to lift unranked Estancia past ninth-ranked Newport Harbor, 56-54, in a nonleague boys' basketball game Wednesday at Estancia High.  Jason Simco scored 18 points and Jon Cantrell had 17 for the Eagles (12-8).  Aaron Yarnal scored 27 points for Newport Harbor (14-6).  

Palm Valley 54, Tarbut V' Torah 52--Noam Dashti scored 18 points for host Tarbut V' Torah (14-2).

Twin Pines 72, Weaver 29--Banning Twin Pines' full-court press resulted in a multitude of turnovers, as the Bobcats (8-3) ran away with a non-league game. Tommy Ahmuda had 24 points and Willy Bowen added 18 for Twin Pines.TWIN PINES (72) -- Allen 4, Bell 14, Ahmuda 24, Bowen 18, Strange 8, Valdes 4. WEAVER (29) -- Watkins 7, Miller 6, Brown 10, Holcome 2, Nelson 2, Kerameti 2. Halftime score -- Twin Pines 29-11. Three-point goals -- Bowen, Brown 2. Total fouls -- Twin Pines 11, Weaver 10. Fouled out -- none

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