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Boys Division V-AA 3rd Round
Sweet 16 Game Details--(Feb 23, 2000)
Here are the game details from the V-AA third round "Sweet 16" games from Tuesday night, February 22. Check the updates on the bracket for quarterfinals matchups in this division which will be played Friday, February 25:
Pacific Hills 69, Kilpatrick 51--Top-seeded Pacific Hills (25-4) used a 13-1 run at the end of the first half to take a commanding lead in the third-round victory at Brentwood over unseeded Kilpatrick. Anthony Kyles scored 24 points for Pacific Hills. Kyles scored 20 of his 24 points in the first half for the Bruins (25-4) at Brentwood High. Terrence Manuel led Kilpatrick (15-14) with 15 points and 12 rebounds. Pacific Hills--White 10, Kyles 24, Joshua 5, Wade 8, Daanish 12, Bali 2, Amedu 3, Denbok 3, Kries 2. Kilpatrick--Ortiz 1, Baker 3, Robbins 12, Manuel 15 and 12 rebounds, Blade 1, Warren 9 and 8 rebgounds, Hayes 8. Pacific Hills 18 22 16 13--69; Kilpatrick 12 15 9 13--49.
Ribet 74, Ontario Christian 54--Ribet, unseeded and unranked, was led by Gerald Edwards had 17 points and 10 assists. The host Frogs (21-2), jumped out to a 21-8 first quarter lead and never looked back. Ribet will meet No. 1 seed Pacific Hills on Friday in the quarterfinals. Ontario Christian--Landry 1, Ryan Sugua 16, Gibson 8, Grayson 4, Eugene Verkaik 25; Ribet--Gerald Edwards 17, 10 assists, Jenkins 7, Byrd 8, Melchor Manglicmot 15, Matthew Houghton 12, Jason Tubbs 15, 10 assists. Ontario Christian 8 19 16 11--54; Ribet 21 15 20 18--74. Ribet improves to 21-2 on the season.
St. Anthony 70, Buckley 52--The No. 6 ranked Griffins (21-3), lost their first game since December 29 falling to the No. 5 ranked Saints (19-8) in a third-round playoff game at Saint Anthony's last night. Four Saints players finished in double figures in the win. Pearson Smith had a double-double, scoring 22 points and 12 rebounds, five assists and seven steals. Arlondo Holder scored 18 and had eight rebounds and five blocks. The Buckley defense doubled Jared Lloyd most of the night, holding him to only 14 points, 11 below his season average, but likewise, St. Anthony's coach Joe Luyben commended his teams' efforts in sticking to their plan of containing the Griffins' sophomore point guard David Gale and junior swingman Colin Ward-Henninger. The Saints held Gale to just 6 points, five rebounds, 8 assists and five steals, and while Ward-Henninger scored a team-high 20 points and nine rebounds for Buckley, 7 of them came late in the fourth quarter. For Buckley, senior Adam Pastor added eight points. With the game a five point contest at the end of the first quarter, the Saints used a 14-4 late second-quarter run to pull out to a 15 point halftime lead. Pearson Smith scored eight points in the second quarter during that run. St. Anthony will now face No. 4 ranked Bell-Jeff in a quarterfinal game Friday. Scoring by quarters: Buckley 13 11 8 20--52; St. Anthony's 18 21 15 16--70; Buckley scorers: Ward Henninger 20, Pastor 8, Gale 6 and 8 assists and 5 steals, Broukhim 5, Lalazarian 5, Weaver 4, Clancy 2, Sivalingham 2. St. Anthony scorers: Smith 22, Holder 18, Llyod 14, Arizabel 10, Cerino 2, Avant 1, Brown 1, Robinson 2. BUCKLEY--13 11 8 20--52; ST. ANTHONY--18 21 15 16--70.
Bell Jeff 71, Flintridge Prep 51--Seniors Mike Yildiz and Carlos Arroyo combined for 42 points and 25 rebounds to pace No. 4 ranked Bell-Jeff past visiting Flintridge Prep in a third-round game. Flintridge surprised the host Guards (23-6) by taking an early 12-4 advantage. Bell-Jeff coach Eli Essa switched the Guards from a tentative matchup zone to an aggressive man-to-man, and the team responded with a 27-7 run over the rest of the first half. Yildiz and Arroyo put the game away in the second half by scoring 16 of the Guards' next 18 points to post a 46-28 lead. Yildiz finished with 20 points, 10 rebounds and seven assists while Arroyo had 22 points and 15 boards.Flintridge Prep (15-11) was led by guard Devin Brown with 17 points and center Ben Kroop's 12 points. From the outset, Flintridge Prep attempted to curb scoring by controlling the clock with its half-court game. The Rebels straddled the 3-point arc, taking the shot clock down to less than seven seconds on their first four possessions. Early success around the perimeter produced an early Flintridge Prep lead. A 3-pointer by Devin Brown (17 points) gave the Rebels (15-11) a 12-4 lead. But Bell-Jeff responded. Spurred on by the inside play of Carlos Arroyo and the versatile game of Mike Yildiz, the Guards came back with an 11-0 run. The duo, which scored all of Bell-Jeff's first-quarter points, connected with 1:18 left in the period when Yildiz found Arroyo in the paint for a bank shot that gave Bell-Jeff a 13-12 lead. The Rebels never led again. In the second quarter, Bell-Jeff (23-6) opened up the court, finding points from baskets by five different players. Casey Markovic Jr., who finished with nine points and nailed a 3-pointer late in the fourth quarter, found his mark from the outside, freeing up the interior for Arroyo and Andy Bunning (six points). Defensively, the Guards broke down the Flintridge Prep offense. They held the Rebels to five second-quarter points, forcing bad shots and scaling away Flintridge Prep's composure. Yildiz, who led the Guards on both sides of the court, snatched the ball from the Rebels twice in the quarter, collecting four steals on the night. Bell-Jeff, which took a 12-point lead into halftime, extended its lead to 21 points in the fourth quarterwhen Markovic nailed a 3-pointer at the six-minute mark.
Calvary Chapel Downey 70, Woodcrest Christian 53--Woodcrest Christian (14-12) cut a 15-point deficit to eight, but third seed Downey Calvary Chapel (23-5) ended the game on a 12-3 run to advance to the Division VAA quarterfinals. Tim Drisdom scored nine points during the game-ending run. Kris Powers scored 26 points for Woodcrest Christian, setting a school single-season record with 541 points. Earlier, Powers had set the school's career mark. Steven Boyd also set a Woodcrest Christian record with 53 three-pointers this season. Carry Drisdom, Tim's brother, and a senior, scored 16 as the Grizzlies cruised. Senior forward Jaime Banuelos added 13 for Calvary Chapel which will play Santa Clara on Friday. CALVARY CHAPEL (70) -- T.Drisdom 22, C.Drisdom 16, James 4, Henderson 5, Banuelos 13, Pilon 6, Robinson 4. WOODCREST CHRISTIAN (53) -- Carpenter 2, Reed 6, Boyd 3, Gallegos 6, Powers 26, Reyes 8, Musich 2. Halftime score -- Calvary Chapel 34-19. Three-point goals -- T.Drisdom 4, C.Drisdom 2, Reyes 2, Powers 2, Boyd. Total fouls -- Calvary Chapel 12, Woodcrest Christian 15. Fouled out -- Powers, Gallegos. Technical fouls -- Calvary Chapel coach, Reed.
Santa Clara 61, Western Christian 45-- Jason Angell had 15 points and Earl Hall had 13 points and 11 rebounds for Santa Clara (17-6) in a third round victory at Western Christian. Western Christian was missing Brad Meister (6'-6" Sr. C) and his 14 points and 9 rebounds average was too much of a loss to sustain. Joey Dyche also had 5 assists and 6 boards and Shawn Lokar added 7 assists and 11 boards. Western Christian finishes the season at 19-9 and ranked No. 10 in the division. Santa Clara--Davis 6, Post 10 and 7 assists, Soria 5, Angel 15, Mergen 2, Ramirez 8, Castaniero 2, Hall 13, and 11 rebounds. Western Christian--Chin 2, Dyche 15, Lin 1, Gross 5, Locke 5, Lokar 11, Allison 3.
Chadwick 86, Valley Torah 65--Peter McCaslin had a triple-double to lead the host Dolphins (17-6) to the win. McCaslin scored 19 points with 10 rebounds and 10 assists, as Chadwick toon an 11 point lead at the half. Wes Putname also scored 19 points with 10 rebounds and Michael Kassardjian added 11 for the Dolphins. Abey Malkin led the visiting Wolfpack with 22 points, but it wasn't enough as Valley Torah could not overcome 10 3-pointers by the Dolphins. Valley Torah closed to within five points with 4:39 remaining in the third quarter, but that was as close as it got. Nick Miller and Michael Reich both added 10 points apiece as Chadwick had five players score in double figures. The Wolfpack, who made it to the third round for the first time in school history, finishes 16-6 on the season.
Campbell Hall 80, Apple Valley Christian 30--The second-seeded Vikings held the Eagles to 11 first-half points and rolled to an easy third-round victory at Apple Valley Christian. Jesse Foster had 18 points, 11 rebounds and four blocked shots, and Derrick Williams added 13 points, 11 rebounds and six steals for Campbell Hall (21-8). Campbell Hall: Locke 10 and 8 assists, Bassiri 3, Foster 18, 11 rebounds, 4 blockes, Womack 0, Williams 13, 11 rebounds and 6 steals, Kerr 4, Klippsten 6 and 10 rebounds, Nixon 3, Drosman 6, Bishara 2, Anderson 2, Drobnick 13. Apple Valley--Powell 1, Carter 13, Stewart 6, Taylor 3, Manaho 0, Acuna 3, Vanlack 2, Jacobs 2.
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