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Game Scores and Details From
Friday 12/15/00--(Dec. 16, 2000)

These scores and game details are far from complete, but they're what we've managed to cobble together from what folks have sent us and from the data that's been published both in print and online from today's local papers.   We are missing some game details and we'll try to get them later tonight.  If you know the score or details of a game we've missed send it in to us either by e-mail or by posting it on the message board.

Southern Section League Games-- Friday 12/15/00

De Anza League

San Jacinto 75, Yucca Valley 50--Michael Frazier scored 36 points and pulled down 26 rebounds to help San Jacinto defeat Yucca Valley in a De Anza league game. Daniel Padilla added 12 points and grabbed 17 rebounds.SAN JACINTO (75) -- Duguid 8, Padilla 12, Sullivan 3, Frazier 36, Luna 0, Davis 3, Hyland 2, Medina 8, Mendoza 2, Burr 1. YUCCA VALLEY (50) -- Hughes 3, Budd 4, Fallen 15, Willer 8, Brower 14, Hollings 4, T.Budd 2.  Halftime score -- San Jacinto 30-18. Three-point goals -- Duguid 2, Padilla, Frazier 5, Fallen 3, Brower 2. Total fouls -- San Jacinto 7, Yucca Valley 20. Fouled out -- Willer. Records: San Jacinto 2-0 league, 5-3 overall; Yucca Valley 0-1 in league.

Aquinas 55, Beaumont 54 -- In the remaining seconds of the game, Aquinas' Jermain Harris pulled down a rebound off a missed Beaumont shot, dribbled across court, stopped at the top of the key and made a three-point shot to put Aquinas ahead by one, its first lead of the game. AQUINAS (55) -- Amajoyi 4, Harris 15, Ohaeri 17, Sepuya 6, Langdon 7, Noble 2, Gutierrez 2, Butler 2.  BEAUMONT (54) -- Mitchell 15, Ramos 4, Mendoza 11, Hackney 6, Curtis 18. Halftime score -- Beaumont 33-23. Three-point goals -- Curtis 4, Harris 4, Ohaeri. Total fouls -- Aquinas 20, Beaumont 14. Fouled out -- Small (Beaumont), Mendoza. Records: Aquinas 1-1 in league. Beaumont 1-1 in league, 5-5 overall.

Banning 76, Big Bear 30 -- Banning's Scott Foster helped his team defeat Big Bear with his triple-double of 11 points, 12 steals and 10 rebounds. BIG BEAR (30) -- Zuidena 3, Anderson 3, Crider 8, Foulkes 7, Wegener 1, Ortiz 8.   BANNING (76) -- Stokes 11, Harris 8, Malone 12, Johnson 2, McDade 3, Foster 11, Steele 8, Campbell 4, Jackson 2, Williams 8, Warren 4, Colby 3. Halftime score -- Banning 26-14. Three-point goals -- Stokes, Foster 2, Steele 2, Crider 2. Total fouls -- Big Bear 20, Banning 18. Fouled out -- none. Technical fouls -- Foulkes. Records: Banning 2-0 in league, 5-5 overall. Big Bear 0-1 in league.

Ocean League

El Segundo 65, Hawthorne 62--Jermell Robinson hit a 3-point shot with 22 seconds left in regulation to give the El Segundo boys basketball team a 65-62 victory over Hawthorne in the Ocean League opener for both teams. Robinson finished with eight points and 11 rebounds for El Segundo, which also received a big boost from Jeramie Hopson and DaShawn Strong. Hopson scored a game-high 32 points and had eight rebounds while Strong finished with 21 points. El Segundo improved to 4-5 overall.   Rodney Williams paced Hawthorne with 17 points while Michael Washington added 10.

Westside League

T.O. Hillcrest Christian 67, Highland Halll 36--HH: Burton 13, Sawczuk 6, Pedroja 8, Anastas 1, Ramirez 4, Klimke 4;  TOHC: Logan 26 and 12 rebounds, Jansen 2, Lopez 3, Brooke 7, Tattersail 3, Bossman 10, Spandrio 4, Martins 2.   Records: TOHC: 3-5, 2-2.  HH: 7  7  4  14--36; TOHC--14   24  9  10--57

Southern Section Non-League Games--Friday, 12/15/00

A.B. Miller 91, San Bernardino 78 -- Four players scored in double figures to help Fontana Miller defeat San Bernardino in a non-league game SAN BERNARDINO (78) -- Thomas 2, Phaxton 7, Tidwell 15, Evans 10, White 15, Daniels 4, Palmore 14, Johnson 11. MILLER (91) -- Raglen 2, Brown 4, Ramirez 14, Ward 16, Taylor 15, Berry 9, Michael 8, Kingsland 15, Scott 8. Halftime score -- Miller 47-31. Three-point goals -- Ward 4, Taylor 2, Michael, Phaxton, Tidwell, Palmore. Total fouls -- San Bernardino 20, Miller 18. Fouled out -- Stotts. Technical fouls -- Evans. Records: Miller 7-0, San Bernardino 4-3.

Big Pine 57, Mammoth 53--Coach Mike Cook's Mammoth High School boys varsity basketball team lost to the Big Pine Warriors in a non-league contest on Friday, Dec. 15.  The Warriors played a tough 1-3-1 zone defense to force Mammoth to hit shots from way outside. The Huskies stayed close during the game despite being without their offensive scoring threat junior forward Jon Solovy. The game was tied 19-all at halftime. Husky Andrew Kosen led the way on offense with 16 points; Cory Zetterberg tossed in 11 points and grabbed 15 boards; Greg Kennedy added nine points and pulled down 11 rebounds; and Elliott Williams contributed seven points in the loss to Big Pine.

Cabrillo (Long Beach) 58, Pacific Hills 56-- Pacific Hills surrendered a 34-26 halftime lead to lose by two at Cabrillo.  The Jaguars managed to close to within 5 at the end of the third, and trailed 43-38.    Forward Jushay Rockett scofred 23 points to lead the Jaguars (4-2) past the Bruins.  PH scoring: Amedu 12, Redjovoni 2, Gleman 3, Oduboms 3, Jordan 10, Hill 2, Daanish 24.  Cabrillo scoring:  Rockett 23, Carter 3, Brown 8, Kerlogon 10, Redman 2, Murray 3, Shivers 10.  PH--13  21  9  12 --56;  Cab--11   15  12  17--58. 

Century 45, Western 35--Matt Napier had 13 points to lead the Centurions, who built a 25-16 halftime lead, past the host Pioneers.

Crespi 72, Santa Clara 69--Crespi's Kingsley Anyanwu totaled 24 points and 12 rebounds, making 8 of 8 from the field and 7 of 7 from the foul line, as the Celts (6-2) outlasted longtime small-schools power Santa Clara 72-69 in nonleague play.  Santa Clara (69) — Davis 17, Santana 7, Soria 16, Linzey 3, T. LaJoie 15, Ramirez 11. Crespi (72) — Moore 17, Shiebler 11, Anyawn 24, Ellis 7, O’Dwyea 4, Sekaris 2, Rooperiar 3. SC--16  18  17  18--69;  Crespi--23   22  17  10--72. 3-Point goals — Santa Clara 7 (Soria 4, Davis 1, LaJoie 1, Linzey 1). Records — Santa Clara 4-7. Crespi 6-2.

Dana Hills 57, Irvine 42--Mike Mooney had 16 points and eight rebounds, leading the host Dolphins (4-4) past the Vaqueros (5-2).

Daniel Murphy 55, St. Monica 52--details not available.

Desert Christian Bermuda Dunes 77, Wilson Creek 42 -- Andrew Brattrud had 18 points and seven assists in a non-league victory. The Conquerors went on a 26-4 run in the fourth quarter to put the game away. Desert Christian (7-3) got eight of its 17 steals in that final quarter. Tim Smith led the way with 23 points and Andrew Brattrud finished with 18. Joshua Johnson had 17. WILSON CREEK (42) -- Bailey 29, Espitia 3, Matos 3, Garcia 4, Johnson 3. DESERT CHRISTIAN (77) -- Smith 25, Brattrud 18, Johnson 17, Santana 8, Hey 4, Mangus 3, Nelson 2. Halftime score -- Desert Christian 32-21. Three-point goals -- Johnson 2, Santana 2, Espitia, Matos. Total fouls -- Wilson Creek 16, Desert Christian 11. Fouled out -- none. Technical fouls -- Wilson Creek coach Carr. Records: Desert Christian 7-3, Wilson Creek 2-1.

Grace Brethren 45, Ventura County Christian 23--Freshman Eric Durson recorded 12 points, five assists, five steals and four blocks for Grace Brethren (1-5) in its first win of the season Thursday.

Kilpatrick 78, Webb 58-- Keilon Fortune (6'-1" Sr. PG) formerly of Compton Dominguez, scored 44 points as Kilpatrick beat Webb in a non-league contest, cruising to the win, and outscoring Webb 16-7 in the third quarter.  Phil Cheng led the Gauls (5-3) with 17 points, Arjun Roa had 12 points, seven rebounds and five assists, Michael Whitfield pulled down 10 rebounds and Mike Lee dished out six assists. KILPATRICK (78) Fortune 44, Townsend 8, McCost 4, Dena 22. WEBB (58) Rao 12, Whitfield 5, Cheng 17, Smith 19, Bazynski 5. Kilpatrick 19 23 16 21 -- 78 Webb 15 18 7 18 -- 58 Total fouls: K 16, W 14. Fouled out: none. Technical fouls: none.

Lakewood 72, St. Anthony 47-- Lakewood improved to 6-3 despite the ugliness of the game: 54 personal fouls and 50 turnovers, and 35 missed free-throws. Robert Hicks (MVP of the Cerritos-Gahr Tournament, who was out with a sprained ankle), Lakewood had no difficulty beating the defending Southern Section Division V-AA Champions. St. Anthony committed 11 of its 23 first-half turnovers in the second quarter, and Lakewood led 47-20 at the half.  The Saints shot only 19-40 from the free throw line, and only attempted 35 field goals in the game. St. Anthony's   Jay Arizabal finished with 23 points, 12 rebounds, but St. Anthony never pulled closer than 23 in the second half, and at the end of the third quarter trailed by 30.   Armand Ivory of Lakewood finished with a team-high 17 points, 6 rebounds, 2 steals and a blocked shot;  Greg Bailey had 11 points,  and John Wegner 10.  St. Anthony scoring: Arizabel 23, Gandia 5, Brown 8, Cerino 6, Watson 2, Dpominguez 3;   Lakewood scoring: Bailey 11, Ivory 17, Barnes 3, Nunnery 2, Carey 15, Jones 6, Thomas 4, Wegner 10, Lemusu 4.

Loyola 77, Buena 50 --Omar Wilkes scored 17 points to help Loyola (5-3) down visiting Buena (6-4). Wilkes is the son of former Los Angeles Lakers and Ventura High star Jamaal Wilkes. Hylas Smith of Buena contributed 17 points. Roosevelt Bolden and Ryan Cobos each added 11 points. Buena (50) — Bolden 11, Dybvig 2, Smith 17, Jacobsen 2, Meyer 3, Cobos 11, Colton 4. Loyola (77) — Wilkes 17, Ares 2, Flynn, Brown 16, Simmons 7, Jias 10, DeCasto0. Collins 2, Balogia 1, Cantor 3, Coosner 8, Rucker 9. Buena--12  14  11  13--50;  Loyola--16  29   21  11--77  3-Point goals — Buena 2 (Cobos); Loyola 6 (Wilkes, Brown, Simmons, Jias 2, Cantor). Fouled out — Colton

Mary Star 53, Westwood 38-- Playing Phil Bryant's Westwood, CA high school boys' team, Mary Star picked up a much-needed win as Jack Kalmeta scored 23 points and grabbed seven rebounds as the host Stars (2-6) won their second straight. Christopher Cosgrove added eight points and four blocks while Adrian Navarro also scored eight points.  Andy Vidovich scored seven points for Mary Star, which led 32-16 at halftime.  Westwood scoring:  Josh Tilford 2, Nafeath 8, Willie Kellog 2, Poge 4, T.J. Arterbgerry 20, Brown 2; MS scoring:  Cosgrove 8, Navarro 8, Kalmeta 23, Phillips 5, Vidivich 7, Estrada 2.

Montebello 67, Cantwell Sacred Heart 61--Sophomore center Ian Parks scored 15 of his 19 points in the second half to helping the Oilers hold off Cantwell.  Cantwell center Paul Lillig scored seven of his 12 points in the final quarter, when the Cardinals outscored Montebello, 23-17.  Jason Ludwig scored seven of his 11 points in the first half as the Oilers opened a 32-21 lead.

Newbury Park 66, Calabasas 53--Newbury Park (66) — James 5, Garza 1, Bobik 26, Vann 3, McGee 1, Randall 12, Christiansen 2, Spadaro 2, Meru 1, Carlson 13. Calabasas (53) — McDermott 3, Malatespa 3, Saunders 4, Justman 6, Fenchel 10, Helm 8, Shirali 9, Buford 5. NP--15  17  11  23--66;   Calabasas--11  7  10  25--53. 3-Point goals — Newbury Park 4 (Bobik 4). Rebounds — Newbury Park (Bobik 10, Carlson 10). Records — Newbury Park 7-2.

North Hollywood 58, Campbell Hall 46--Ken Hauser scored 17 points, Gus Ruiz 13 and Nathan Stern 10 to lead North Hollywood (4-2) to a 58-46 nonleague win over visiting Campbell Hall. The Huskies pulled away with a 20-10 fourth quarter against the Vikings, who got 19 points from Robert Locke and 16 from Derrick Williams.

Palm Desert 63, Hemet 51 --  details not available.

Pomona 79, Bassett 60-- The Red Devils improved to 6-2 with a nonleague victory over the Olympians. Pomona led 41-19 at the half. Odell Howard led the charge with 24 points and 15 rebounds, while Darnell Buchanon added 12 points. Spencer Smith added 10 points to lead Pomona (6-2). The Red Devils will open the Ayala Tournament at 9:00 a.m. this coming Tuesday (12/19)  against Don Lugo. BASSETT (60) Burden 9, Cam 16, Corela 12, Ter 3, Rios 12, Ho 2, Ivan 3, Nava 3. POMONA (79) Madison 8, Howard 22, Smith 10, Dang 3, Holden 8, Buchannan 12, Woods 4, Tosca 2, Steele 2, Beard 2, Voo 1, Vincon 2, Davis 3. Bassett 8 11 20 21 -- 60 Pomona 20 21 15 23 -- 79 Total fouls: B 28, P 26. Fouled out: none. Technical fouls: Madison (P), Rios (B).

Price 73, Gardena Serra 51--details not available.

Rio Mesa 68, Nordhoff 49-- Rio Mesa hit 11 3-point field goals to take the victory at home over Nordhoff.  John Moreno had 17 points, Tunde Alonge tallied 16 and Angel Torres finished with 15 for Rio Mesa (4-3). Each player ended with three 3-pointers. Alonge pulled down nine rebounds. Nordhoff (49) — Bensley 8, Murphy 10, Parzale 5, Swift 4, Thomas 7, Stroup 14, Nylander 2. Rio Mesa (68) — Barber 6, Alonge 16, Moreno 17, McBride 6, Bednar 8, Torres 15. Nord--8  17   14  11--49;  RM--20  19  17  12--68  3-Point goals — Nordhoff 3 (Muphy 1, Thomas 1, Stroup 1). Rio Mesa 11 (Alonge 3, Moreno 3, Torrres 3, Barber 2). Rebounds — Rio Mesa (Alonge 9). Records — Rio Mesa 4-3.

Santa Margarita 65, Calvary Chapel Santa Ana 34--Lenny Collins scored 21 points, including three three-pointers, for visiting Santa Margarita, which led, 38-14, at the half.

St. Bernards  54, Chadwick 53-- With 5 seconds on the clock, Chadwick's Peter McCaslin (6'-1" Sr. PG) grabbed the rebound after St. Bernard's Yonas Michael missed the front end of a one-and-one, took off down the sideline, and was called for double-dribbling, ending Chadwick's comeback and putting the Dolphins at 4-4 on the season. St. Bernard (3-6) guard Bruce Bevans had 13 points and eight rebounds.  McCaslin led all scorers with 22 points and grabbed five rebounds after being shut out in the first quarter. Reich added 18 points, 12 in the second half and 12 rebounds. St. Bernard forward Brandon Nunnally led the Vikings with 14 points

St. Genevieve 59, LA Lutheran 53--Richard Cisneros had 24 points and 14 rebounds and Paul Calaya 23 points as St. Genevieve improved to 7-3 with a 59-53 nonleague win over L.A. Lutheran.

Tehachapi 110, Paraclete 88--Paraclete: Brown 3, Morrow 2, Toesper 2, Vargas 7, Lowrey 2, Jeffries 9, Gill 25, Watt 6, Marquez 17, Hiley 12, Pepo 2;  Tehachapi--Carillo 21, Warner 6, Eastham 12, Romo 38, Neis 7, Hiner 17, Cavazos 2, Werle 5, Denmas 2.  Records: Paraclete 2-3; Tehachapi 2-5.   P--17  25  19  27--88;  T--29  25  31  25--110.

Trabuco Hills 79, Northwood 68--James Webster scored 11 of his 31 points in the fourth quarter as Trabuco Hills (5-3) outscored Northwood (8-1), 27-16.

Tustin 55, Buena Park 49--Tustin trailed by eight with three minutes remaining when Anthony Lares made two three-pointers to bring the Tillers within two. Tustin (2-5) took the lead with a minute remaining and Chris Chester iced the victory with two free throws in the final 20 seconds.

Victor Valley 75, Sultana 52--details not available.

Whitewater 75, Bethel Christian 65 -- Whitewater's Andre Conners had 23 points, eight coming on dunks. BETHEL CHRISTIAN (65) -- Wilson 30, Hieliger 20, James 2, Klix 3, Seneff 6, Watson 4. WHITEWATER (75) -- Maka 6, Sanchez 2, Hubbard 12, Lawrence 13, Murdock 21, Conners 23. Halftime score -- Whitewater 36-34. Three-point goals -- Lawrence 3, Conners, Wilson 4, Klix. Total fouls -- Riverside Bethel Christian 10, Whitewater 16. Fouled out -- Jason Hubbard. Records: Whitewater 5-0.

Woodbridge 92, University 79--Tayshaan Forehan-Kelly had 23 points, and Danny Lambert added 14 for the visiting Warriors (5-2) in a victory over the Trojans (3-3).  Jason Garey scored 24 points, including six three-pointers, and Greg Asnon added 16 points for University.  The teams combined for 18 three-pointers, each connecting on nine. Forehan-Kelly had three for Woodbridge.

Whitney 84, Summit View 22 --The Wildcats (6-3) used a 26-7 first quarter run and 13 points from junior forward Sean Tsai to beat the visiting Avalance, who remain winless at 0-4.

LA City Section League & Non-League Games-- Friday 12/15/00

Intersectional (see Southern Section as well)

North Hollywood 58, Campbell Hall 46--Ken Hauser scored 17 points, Gus Ruiz 13 and Nathan Stern 10 to lead North Hollywood (4-2) to a 58-46 nonleague win over visiting Campbell Hall. The Huskies pulled away with a 20-10 fourth quarter against the Vikings, who got 19 points from Robert Locke and 16 from Derrick Williams.

Magnet League

Hollywood 82, San Fernando 71 (OT)-- details not available. 

Tournament GamesGames-- Friday 12/15/00

Alhambra Tournament

Championship Semifinals

Bishop Amat 62, Monrovia 51--After two losses to Monrovia last season, Bishop Amat  outplayed the Wildcats and advanced to today's finals with a 59-51 victory. Bishop Amat (6-1) advances to tonight's final against Santa Fe at 6:45. Monrovia's Bryant Markson scored a game-high 27 points.  Jimenez and John Haywood each scored 16 points to lead the Lancers and Jimenez also had a game-high 11 rebounds. 

Santa Fe 53, Arcadia 51--The Chiefs went on a 19-7 run in the third period and held on down the stretch to win.  Mike Garcia scored 15 points to lead Santa Fe (7-3). Aaron Wilkerson finished with 14 to lead the Apaches (6-3).

Fifth Place Semifinals

Alhambra 46, Northview 36--Northview: Martin Diaz 2, Khari Filer 6, James Gavin 7, Martelo Nelson 7, Darrell Marasigan 5, Saul Hurtado 9,';   Alhambra--Eric Chung 8, Eric Jeng 7, Keit Tran 4, Marcus Harris 9, Edwin Rosario 12, Chris Miller 6.  N--6  9  6  15--36;  A-9  15  8   14--46.  Northview: 1-6;  Alhambra 7-2.

San Gabriel 68, Gabrielino 61--Gab--Tommy Lam 2, Ryan Carey 8, Oscar Ruiz 11, Frank Zhang 2, Jose Castro 2, Jeff Lim 13, Sean Carey 23;   SG--Tuan Tien 13,  Johnny Tran 13, John Cow 6, Justin Goodwin 6, Phillip Lai 9, Erik Avila 21.  Gab--14  10  22  15--61;  SG--13  23   18  14--67;  San Gabriel: 5-4. 

Ninth Place Semifinals

San Marino 44, South El Monte 41-- Trailing throughout the first half, San Marino Freshman Chris Hazell hit two 3-pointers in the final minute and sophomore Mike Shia had seven rebounds and five blocks in the final quarter as the Titans beat South El Monte, 44-41, in a consolation bracket game of the Alhambra Tournament.  Shia, a 6-foot-3 sophomore center with a 40-inch vertical leap, finished with 10 blocks and 15 rebounds.

Cerritos 66, El Rancho 56--The inability of El Rancho High School's boys basketball team to sink free throws proved costly in pool-play action of the Alhambra Tournament on Friday night, as the Dons lost to Cerritos, 66-58.  El Rancho missed 23 of 42 free throws.  Center Johnny Urrutia enjoyed a stellar game, nonetheless. He scored a game-high 21 points for El Rancho (5-4).  Jason Convento had 19 points to pace Cerritos (3-6).

Anaheim Convention Center Tournament

Championship Semifinals

Villa Park 71, Capistrano Valley 55--Sean Phaler led the Spartans with a game-high 18 points, and Matt MacGinnis chipped in with 15 points in the semifinal round against the Cougars.

Consolation Semifinals

Brea Olinda 66, Anaheim 53--Ryan Moore had 25 points, and Matt Vandenworm added 13 to lead the Wildcats (4-3) against the Colonists in the consolation semifinals.

Consolation

Magnolia 49, Katella 40 --Geoffrey Clayton scored 27 points to lead the Sentinels (4-5) past the Knights (6-2).

Cypress 74, Esperanza 66--Cypress: Reid 34, Uloyan 18, Smith 12, Choi 6, Azie 2, Ricks 2;  Esperanza:  Lovein 16, Vicencia 15, Loc 12, Davidson 11, White 9, Davis 3.  cypress--14  20 25  15--74;   Esp--20  19  12  15--66.  Cyp:  4-3;  Esp 3-6.

Los Alamitos 60, Mission Viejo 57-- MV scoring: Valentine 11, Travis Niesen 21, Engstrom 2, Villaueva 13, Cole 8, Miller 2.  LA scoring: Courtemarche 8, Whalley 7, Lottman 16, Martini 2, Yarger 4, Jones 6, Rakusin 17.   MV--13  15  13  16--57;  LA--9  13  20  18--60. MV: 6-3; LA: 3-5.  

Anza Hamilton Eagle Holiday Classic Tournament

Hamilton 49, Warner Springs 37 --Anza Hamilton's Ray Davis had 29 points and 21 rebounds to help Hamilton defeat Warner Springs in a non-league game.  HAMILTON (49) -- Blanco 4, Davis 29, McIntosh 1, Dewese 4, Anderson 4, Sandoval 2, Yep 3, Evans 2.WARNER SPRINGS (37) -- Holt 8, Johnson 15, Reynolds 9, Shane 2, Zbyveneorp 3.  Halftime score -- Hamilton 28-13. Three-point goals -- Yep, Holt, Johnson. Total fouls -- Hamilton 14, Warner Springs 16. Fouled out -- none. Records: Hamilton 3-7, Warner Springs 1-8.

Avalon Catalina Classic Tournament

Pool Play

Julian 66, Delphi Academy 50--details not available.

Avalon 55, Pilgrim 22--Junior center Kevin Harrell had 14 points and 10 rebounds to lead the Lancers (3-5) over the visiting Patriots at Avalon High School. 

Azusa Tournament

Championship Game

Bonita 70, Charter Oak 65-- Bonita and Charter Oak  combined for 18 3-pointers in the game.Nik Kannan hit two free throws with 30 seconds remaining to put Bonita up by four en route to a victory over Covina Charter Oak (8-2). Mike Clark hit two free throws with 1:30 left to give the Bearcats a four-point edge, but a steal and score by the Chargers cut the lead to two, leading to Kannan's key free throws. The Bearcats (6-2) were led by tournament MVP Chris Dean who scored 17 points and had 17 rebounds, and All-Tournament selection Ramsey Jarrar, who scored 13 and pulled down 11 rebounds. Kannan finished with 15 points. CHARTER OAK (65) Kehler 2, Baehr 11, Hurst 6, Elkhaloy 6, Griffom 21, Boler 8, Brown 11. BONITA (70) Miller 7, Jarrar 13, Kannan 15, Dean 17, Johnson 8, Clark 7, Hagman 3. Charter Oak 20 15 18 12 -- 65 Bonita 18 19 22 11 -- 70 Total fouls: CO 18, B 13. Fouled out: Brown (CO). Technical fouls: none.

Third Place

Rosemead 58, Covina 48--Richard Van Zandt scored 10 of his team-high 20 points in the final quarter as the Panthers (6-5) rode an 18-6 run to victory.
Van Zandt scored six of his final points on free throws, including one after a technical foul on a Covina player.  Mario Cobian also finished in double figures for the Panthers, scoring 13 points.  Cody Gaudreau had 10 points to lead Covina.

Fifth Place

Gladstone 44, Azusa 35

Consolation

Mountain View 62, Boys Republic 30 --Mountain View stepped up its intensity in the first quarter and dominated the rest of the way. Victor Romero led the way with 12 points; he also grabbed eight rebounds Teammate Kevin Cevallos also scored 12 points and had six assists.

Bell Jeff Tournament

First Round

Van Nuys 44, Verdugo Hills 41--In a battle of previously winless teams, Van Nuys defeated Verdugo Hills 44-41 in the second round of the Bell-Jeff tournament. Ten Van Nuys (1-5) players scored, although no Wolves scored in double digits.

Eagle Rock 76, Burbank 74 (OT)

Grant 54, Kennedy 45

Bethel Christian Lancaster Tournament

Bakersfield Christian 76, Bethel Christian Lancaster 44 --In the Eagles' first game of the day, Dunn scored a game-high 27 points to lead Bakersfield over the host team. Wigley and Schmidt both chipped in with 10 points a piece for Bakersfield Christian.

Bakersfield Christian 54, San Fernando First Lutheran 34--Ryan Wigley and A.J. Dunn led Bakersfield Christian's scoring with 24 and 17 points respectively as the Eagles (7-2) defeated First Lutheran of San Fernando in their second game of the day during the Bethel Christian Tournament. Jon Eric Schmidt had nine rebounds and Travis Westerfeld made three 2-point baskets and a three-pointer for nine. The Eagles move on to the championship today at 3:30 p.m.

Carpinteria 33rd Annual Holiday Classic

Championship Semifinal

Santa Ynez 54, Bishop Diego 53--Bishop Diego and Santa Ynez faced off Friday night in a game that was won by the Pirates on a tip-in by Matt McKinney with three seconds to play.  With seven minutes to play in the first quarter, Renick hit his first 3-pointer of the game. He would make three more before the game was over. Only a minute after his first, Renick knocked down his second trey, cutting Santa Ynez's 10-point lead to seven. The next time down, Pirates point guard Chad Bratcher was whistled for reaching in on Renick and threw his hands up in disbelief. The official promptly called a technical foul on Bratcher and a few seconds later called another on the Pirates bench, and Bratcher was also benched for the rest of the game. Both Bishop and Santa Ynez came out with intensity in a second half that saw seven lead changes. When it came down to crunch time, both teams looked to their leaders for points but McKinney and the Pirates had the last word. With three seconds left, McKinney put in the game-winning shot on a tip-in of Don Dreher's 3-point attempt.  Renick attempted another buzzer-beater, but his hot-hand turned cold and the shot fell short. Bishop plays Mission Prep in the third place game today at 4:45 p.m., and Santa Ynez plays Rosamond for the championship tonight at 6:30 p.m. Rosamond beat Mission Prep 62-57 in the other semifinal. SANTA YNEZ -- Bratcher 2, Herthel 2, Gilmour 7, Wooten 4, McKinney 21, Dreher 12, Palmer 2, Billings 2, Mueller 2. Total 54 BISHOP DIEGO -- Renick 30, Jahangir 1, Perez 2, Minehan 6, Korsan 10, Calvaletto 4. Total 53  Santa Ynez . . . 13 15 7 19 -- 54 Bishop Diego . . . 5 21 10 17 -- 53  3-point goals -- SY 1 (Dreher), BD 4 (Renick 4). Technical Fouls -- Bratcher, SY Bench 2.

Rosamond 53, Mission Prep 47--Mission Prep held Rosamond to just two points in the second quarter, but fell 53-47. The Royals, playing without Brett Walker (bruised knee) were outscored in the first 19-11 before holding a 7-2 edge in the second. Rosamond outscored the Royals 32-29 in the second half.  The Royals made just 18 of 66 shots. Justin Clark, the lone player to shot over 50 percent from the field at 8 of 12, led the team with 18 points. Mission Prep, 6-2, will play Bishop Diego today for third place.

Consolation Semifinals

LA Baptist 55, Carpinteria 43-- Andrew Peterson scored 19 points, Brian Sanders added 15 and Mike Madigan 14 as L.A. Baptist improved to 7-1 with a 55-43 Carpinteria tournament win over Carpinteria (1-8). The Warriors (1-7) failed to show up for the fourth quarter and lost to L.A. Baptist in the consolation round game.  Carpinteria was only down 37-38 going into the final quarter but was outscored 17-6. Freshman Julian Lopez and Travis Bright led the Warriors in scoring with nine points. Lopez got all of his in the second quarter when he went 3-for-3 from behind the arc. Grant Savoy added seven steals for the Warriors. Carpinteria will play Brentwood today at 1:15 in the seventh-place game. Pasadena Poly beat Brentwood 54-41 on Friday. L.A. BAPTIST -- Sanders 15, Tinman 3, Madigan 14, Petersen 17, Rice 3. Total 55. CARPINTERIA -- S. Lopez 7, E. Lopez 2, Savoy 3, Bright 9, Zoldos 2, Hernandez 5, J. Lopez 9. Total 43. Carpinteria . . . 10 15 12 6 -- 43  L.A. Baptist . . . 11 14 13 17 -- 55   3-point goals -- LAB 2 (Sanders, Petersen), C 5 (J. Lopez 3). Fouled out -- None

Pasadena Poly 54, Brentwood 41-- Pasadena Poly's Brett Nungesser had 13 points and 13 rebounds, Ini Archibong had 9 points and 8 rebounds, while Marshall Duncan had had 10 points and six assists and freshman Matt Sargeant (6'-4" Fr. G) scored 20 points to lead all scorers.   Bretwood scoring: Steven Kussman 5, Brandon Turner 6, Tony Egwuatu 15, Calvin Bak 6, James Rapone 4, Nick Henry 5.  B--11  9  8  13--41;  Pas Poly--16  6  15   17 --54. 

Chatsworth Winter War On The Floor  Tournament

Simi Valley 87, Dorsey 73 --Dustin Villepigue scored 38 points, hitting 19 of 23 from the field to power Simi Valley (7-0) to the win at Chatsworth. Villepigue also pulled down 10 rebounds. Jered Weaver recorded 19 points and six assists and Ryan Bradshaw had 11 for Simi Valley.  Simi Valley plays in the championship game tonight at 7:30 against Edison of Fresno.  Villepigue, a 6-9 senior center who will attend Gonzaga, was virtually unstoppable in the paint. The Pioneers led only 42-38 at halftime. A steal and dunk by Donald Wilson of Dorsey (7-1) tied the score early in the third quarter, but Simi Valley guard Jered Weaver answered with three consecutive three-pointers.  Three minutes later, Ryan Bradshaw hit three consecutive three pointers of his own to extend the Pioneers' lead to 70-56. Simi Valley made seven of 10 three-point attempts in the second half.  Weaver had 19 points and six assists. Bradshaw scored 11 points.  Simi Valley pulled away late in the third quarter, using an 8-0 run to build a 63-51 lead. Dorsey found itself in foul trouble from the beginning. Starters Michael Wilds and Kenny Simms picked up two quick fouls and spent considerable time on the bench. Dorsey, which was unbeaten and averaged nearly 90 points a game in the tournament, was led by Donald Wilson with 27 points. Dorsey (73) — Flourney 12, Wilds 4, Simms 14, Good 3, Andrew-Bey 2, Wilson 26, Dorsey 4, Gibson 1, Fountain 1, Player 3, Adams 2. Simi Valley (87) — Duarte 2, Rizi 3, Martin 7, Bradshaw 11, Masredjian 2, Weaver 19, Villepigue 40, Grandchamp 3.  Dorsey--19  19  13  23--73;   Simi Valley--21 21  21  24--87  3-point field goals — Simi Valley 7 (Weaver 3, Bradshaw 3). Rebounds — Simi Valley (Villepigue 10). Assists — Simi Valley (Weaver 6). Records — Dorsey 6-1. Simi Valley 7-0.

Canoga Park 88, Fresno Edison 81 (OT)--Cecil Brown scored 50 points, including 10 in overtime, for the Hunters (4-4), who finished second in their pool to Edison because of point differential.  Brown made 14 of 16 free throws and four of six three-pointers.  Donte Witherspoon had 16 points and Walter Burch added 11 points for Canoga Park (4-4), which made 26 of 34 free throws. Canoga Park coach Ralph Turner said Brown broke a school record. The previous record was set by Carloes Harper (who went on to play at CSUN), who had 48 points in 1996. 

Garfield 44, El Camino Real 37--Spencer Schulte scored eight points for the Conquistadores (6-2 if you read the LA Times, 2-7, which is the correct standing, if you read the Daily News), who trailed by 15 points before closing to within 36-34 on Schulte's three-pointer with 2:03 left. El Camino Real was outscored, 15-4, in the first quarter.  The Bulldogs improved to 8-3. Garfield and hit 8 of 8 free throws. Miguel Velez added 10 points for the Bulldogs. El Camino Real was held to four points in the first quarter and trailed 23-11 at halftime.

Reseda vs. Chatsworth -- The game was postponed due to a scheduling mixup and was set to be played Saturday at noon instead.  

Corona Centennial Classic

Fifth Place

San Gorgonio 69, Colton 51-- San Gorgonio's leading scorer, Shaun Buckingham, was 10 for 14 from the field with 27 points and eight rebounds. Kevin Houston had 15 points and eight assists. SAN GORGONIO (69) -- Houston 15, Walker 5, White 5, Louis 2, Leech 5, Buckingham 27, Sherman 4, Dowdy 6. COLTON (51) -- Crenshaw 8, Sorensen 4, Alonso 4, Robbin 1, Jones 19, Pinkney 15. Halftime score -- San Gorgonio 35-21. Three-point goals -- Houston 2, Walker, White, Buckingham, Crenshaw 2, Sorensen, Jones 2, Pinkney. Total fouls --San Gorgonio 14, Colton 17. Fouled out -- Pinkney. Records: San Gorgonio 5-5.

Seventh Place

Santiago 65, Norte Vista 56 -- Senior guard Justin Griffin made a four-point play in the final seconds of the first half. Griffin had 20 first-half points. Santiago was 12 of 14 on free throws; Riverside Norte Vista was 15 of 26 from the line. Chester Coleman added 16 points and 11 rebounds and Josh Black had nine assists.SANTIAGO (65) -- Griffin 24, Coleman 16, LeDuc 2, Cliett 5, Black 5, Simpson 2, Johnson 11.  NORTE VISTA (56) -- Hanley 18, W.Horn 9, J.Horn 14, Edwards 8, Carter 3, Torres 2, Grisby 2. Halftime score -- Santiago 36-21. Three-point goals -- Hanley 2, W.Horn, Griffin 2, Cliett. Total fouls -- Santiago 19, Norte Vista 20. Fouled out -- W.Horn, Cliett, Black. Records: Santiago 4-6, Norte Vista 1-9.

Crescenta Valley 13th Annual Falcon Classic Tournament

Championship

Crescenta Valley 58, LA Marshall 44--James Jenkins scored a game-high 18 points and added 11 rebounds on Friday to lead CV (11-0) to a 58-44 victory against L.A. Marshall (3-6) in the championship game of the 13th annual Falcon Classic Basketball Tournament at Crescenta Valley High. The 6-foot-7 senior was voted the tournament's most valuable player and became the first CV athlete to win the award twice. It also marked the eighth time CV has won it's own tournament.  Jimmy Goffredo added 13 points and Chris Tarne scored 12 for CV.  Goffredo missed the entire second half due to a bone bruise injury he suffered earlier this month.  He and Tarne were also selected to the all-tournament team. Goffredo made three three-point baskets to give the Falcons a 32-26 halftime lead.  A Jenkins slam dunk off a Marshall turnover extended the Falcons' lead to 45-29 midway through the third quarter.  L.A. Marshall 10 16 11 7 -- 44  Crescenta Valley 11 21 14 12 -- 58  L.A. MARSHALL -- Vasquez 4, Beltran 15, Young 6, Bashir 11, Dayrit 8  Three-pointers: None. CRESCENTA VALLEY --Goffredo 13, Tarne 12, Kula 2, Jenkins 18, Pari 8, Tagawa 2, DerMugerdichian 3.   Three-pointers: Goffredo 3, Tarne, DerMugerdichian.

Third Place

San Clemente 63, Temple City 49-- SC:  Fleener 11 Owens 98, Jones 6, Hartman 12, King 9, Berenger 6, Orahood 2, Burnette 8;   TC--Sweeny 6, Lupus 13, Engerman 4, Chin 16, Sung 7, Wagner 2.  TC--10   13  8  17--49;  SC--8  16  20  19--63.  SC: 8-1.

Fifth Place

Quartz Hill 61, Franklin 58--Tony Johnson had a game-high 29 points and Josh Porter contributed 12 rebounds to help push Quartz Hill (9-3) past Franklin 61-59 in the Crescenta Valley tournament.

Seventh Place

LA (Sun Valley) Poly 50, El Monte 43 -- Joe Hampel and Mike Mgdesyan scored 12 points apiece and Abner Laboriel added 10 to lead Poly (3-7) to a 58-43 win over El Monte (2-8) in the Crescenta Valley tournament.

El Dorado Gary Raya tournament

Semifinals

Aliso Niguel 43, Diamond Ranch 35--Ricky Ebel had seven points and five blocked shots for Aliso Niguel (5-1), which plays El Dorado in today's championship game. The Panthers led by seven in the first quarter, but fell behind by halftime. Diamond Ranch (4-1) closed the gap to 36-33 in the fourth quarter, but Aliso Niguel (5-1) went on a 7-2 run to finish the game. Daniel Knott led the team with nine points and 11 rebounds. Diamond Ranch plays at 4:30 p.m. against Warren for third place. ALISO NIGUEL (43) Garcia 8, Lamela 7, Hansen 5, Sievers 9, Ebel 7, Alconcel 7. DIAMOND RANCH (35) Laurie 4, Coombs 4, Williams 2, Ubom 6, Flagg 2, Lyons 4, Davis 2, Knott 9, Criscione 2. Aliso Niguel 6 15 10 12 -- 43 Diamond Ranch 13 8 6 8 -- 35 Total fouls: AN 14, DR 19. Fouled out: none. Technical fouls: none.

El Toro 66, Newport Harbor 49-- El Toro 66, Newport Harbor 49-- Matt Green led the Chargers (9-0) in the third quarter as he scored 10 of his game-high 22 points. El Toro held the Sailors to just five points in the final quarter. Newport Harbor finally scored midway through the fourth quarter, but by then the Chargers had built up a nine-point advantage. El Toro capitalized on the Sailors' eight turnovers in the second half.  Tony Melum led the Sailors with 18 points, and teammate Aaron Yarnal chipped in with 16 points. El Toro's Ashkan Nazeri finished with 17 points, Chris Parish with 13 points, and Ken Tanaka with 10 points.  Newport Harbor 14 14 16 5 - 49  El Toro 13 8 25 20 - 66  Newport Harbor - Melum 21, Yarnal 16, Perrine 10, Young 2, Peterson 0, Spigner 0, Pajevic 0.  3-pt. goals - Melum 2, Yarnal 1.  Fouled out - None.  Technicals - None.  El Toro - Green 22, Nazeri 17, Parish 13, Tanaka 10, Fairbanks 2, England 2.  3-pt. goals - Parish 2.  Fouled out - None.  Technicals - None.

La Mirada 39, Orange 37-- Junior guard Lance Lee scored the game winning basket, his only points in the game,  with no time left on the clock from 15' out as the Matadores (2-5) defeated the Pantheres (0-7) in pool play.   Junior guard Brandt Allen-Blaine led La Mirada in scoring with 10 points.

Glendora Tournament #2

Championship Semifinals

Glendora 74, Etiwanda 62--Mike Mehana scored a team-high 21 points and sank 15 of 18 free throws to lead the Tartans to a 74-62 victory over the Eagles.  The victory lifted Glendora into tonight's championship game against Baseline League rival Claremont. The Wolfpack disposed of Thousand Oaks, 83-65, in the other semifinal.  Mehana may have done most of the scoring, but 6-foot-6 center Spencer Foster finished with 16 rebounds and 12 points.    Glendora improved to 8-1, and shot 34 of 39 from the free-throw line.   Lauren Reed scored 15 points and Kyle Bechler had 10 as four Tartans scored in double figures.   Etiwanda, which dropped to 5-4, was led by 6-2 junior Jon Boyd, who finished with a game-high 22 points.  Nate Dowd scored 15 points and Jacob Johnson added 13 points. Etiwanda (5-4) was never closer than 12 points in the fourth quarter. The Eagles' frustration hit a boiling point late in the final period when guard Jason Dowd shoved Mehanna in the back as the Tartan attempted a layup with 1:28 remaining.   

Claremont 83, Thousand Oaks 65--Shaddean Aaron had 25 points and Sean Terrell 19 as Claremont won 83-65 Friday night over Thousand Oaks. Kevyn White added 14 points while dishing out nine assists for Claremont (5-0), which knocked off Rowland and Redlands earlier in the tournament.  Thousand Oaks dropped to 7-2. THOUSAND OAKS (65) Mihalsky 3, Anderson 7, Rex 2, Kegley 28, Olson 20, Arrechea 1, Mandlos 4 CLAREMONT (83) White 14, Terrell 19, Green 6, Aaron 25, Wilson 7, Lombard 7, Maxwell 5. Thousand Oaks 10 16 16 23 -- 65 Claremont 22 21 23 17 -- 83 Total fouls: T 25, C 21. Fouled out: Anderson (T), Rex (T), Myers (T). Technical fouls: none.

Consolation (5th Place) Semifinal

San Dimas 48, Gahr 43--Jason Greenlee led the way by scoring a game-high 23 points as the Saints opened a 20-10, first-quarter lead. San Dimas (6-1) led by double digits for most of the game, but the Gladiators hit two 3-pointers in the final minute Curtis Small added 10 points for the Saints in the Glendora Tournament consolation game as San Dimas advanced to tonight's fifth-place game against defending tourney champion Redlands at 5 p.m.

Riverside Poly 74, Los Angeles 70 -- Jackson Wood scored 10 of his 20 points in the third quarter to help Riverside Poly defeat Los Angeles in a semifinal consolation game at the Glendora Tournament.  RIVERSIDE POLY (74) -- Rangel 2, Parry 1, Tyson 7, Dunaj 18, Lopez 12, Wood 20, Russell 10, Vonalt 2, Renneisen 2. LOS ANGELES (70) -- Fields 11, Jackson 13, Herron 6, Arteberry 23, Pegg 4, Johnson 5, Rios 2, Smith 6. Halftime score -- Los Angeles 33-31. Three-point goals -- Dunaj 2, Wood 3, Fields, Jackson 3, Johnson 1, Smith 2. Total fouls -- Riverside Poly 13, Los Angeles 14. Fouled out -- none. Records: Riverside Poly 6-3.

Consolation Game

Pacifica 60, Duarte 37--Kelly Gurnea scored 25 points, including three three-pointers, for Pacifica (3-4) in the consolation semifinal.

La Canada Tournament

Pool Play

La Canada 83, Glendale 46--Jordan Ballard scored 16 points and Robbie Neyland 11 as La Canada improved to 6-1 with a 63-46 win over Glendale in the La Canada tournament. Varooj Karibyan led the Dynamiters/Nitros (2-5) with 17 points.  La Canada shot 55% from field as the Spartans ran past the Nitros in a Pool A game of the La Canada Holiday Classic.  The Spartans (6-1) scored 22 points in the second quarter and added 29 more in the third.  La Canada shot 32 of 58 from the field. The leading scorer for the Spartans was Ballard and 9 of his points came in the third quarter on three three-pointers. Kurt Turley had eight, and Joel Kim, Mark Moore, Greg Gaudino and Billy Hofman each had seven as every Spartan scored.  Glendale 11 9 12 14 -- 46  La Canada 13 22 29 19 -- 83  GLENDALE -- Nicholas 3, Abed 2, Guerrero 10, Van Patten 2, Karibyan 17, Galustian 4, Hall 8.  Three-pointers: Karibyan 3, Nicolas.  LA CANADA -- Moore 7, Neyland 11, Swenson 5, Ballard 16, Gaudino 7, Kim 7, Hofman 7, Turley 8, Barnes 4, Cheney 2, Wang 4, Naples 2, De Vore 3. Three-pointers: Ballard 3, Neyland 2, Kim, Hofman, De Vore.

Muir 96, Schurr 49 -- The Mustangs (5-1) dominated from the beginning and practically doubled the score of the Spartans. Standout players included Brandon Willis with eight points, five steals and eight assists, and Joseph Frazier who had three blocks to go with his 13 points. Schurr's Sean Dixon scored a game-high 16 points. 

Murrietta Valley Nighthawk Classic

Semifinals

Fontana 85, Riverside King 63 -- Using a full-court press, Fontana jumped to a 10-point, first-quarter lead and went on to defeat King, 85-63, in a semifinal game of the Nighthawk Classic at Murrieta Valley, handing the Wolves their first loss in school history in the process. Fontana plays Ontario in the championship game at 7:30 tonight. King plays Murrieta Valley at 6:30 tonight for third place.   King (7-1), playing its seventh game in nine days, came out tired as Fontana took advantage.  Senior forward Cory McJimson scored eight points in the quarter as Fontana took a 22-12 lead. Fontana (3-1) maintained the pressure in the second quarter and took a 45-34 lead at halftime. Fontana threatened to pull away at times in the third quarter, but junior guard Marvin Lea made sure the Wolves would hang tough. Lea, averaging 34.9 points a game, scored 12 points in the third and finished with a team-high 26 points and nine rebounds. The Wolves suffered a blow in the second quarter when junior forward Leon Rosborough injured his ankle. Rosborough, who was averaging 17.4 points, played sparingly in the second half and finished with just five points. McJimson finished with 19 points for Fontana, while Gipson added 13. Trayvon Williams scored a game-high 23 points as the Steelers advanced to today's championship game.KING (63) -- Lea 26, Rosborough 5, Ellis 0, Doss 9, Thomas 3, Arabaye 8, Tjaden 4, Hilt 7, Goodman 1. FONTANA (85) -- McJimson 19, Williams 27, S.Okeobor 4, Gipson 13, Mancha 11, Gallardo 4, Duran 2, Crull 3, Davis 2.  Halftime score -- Fontana 45-34. Three-point goals -- Lea, Arabaye, Gipson, Mancha 2. Total fouls -- King 22, Fontana 21. Fouled out -- S.Okeobor. Technical fouls -- Crull, Fontana coach McNally.

Ontario 75, Murrieta Valley 73 (OT)--Marlon Mitchell (6'-2" Sr. G) scored a game-high 35 points, including four key free throws in overtime, as Ontario defeated Murrieta Valley, 75-73, in a semifinal game of the Nighthawk Classic. Ontario plays Fontana in the championship game at 7:30 tonight. Murrieta Valley plays Riverside King at 6:30 tonight for third place. Mitchell and teammate Cameron Munoz had all 11 of Ontario's points in overtime. Munoz hit  two three-pointers in overtime, and finished with  ONTARIO (75) -- Marlon Mitchell 35, Cameron Munoz 8, Aldaheff 2, Kinney 11, Dunn 9, Kirk 4, Stepney 2, Mack 4. MURRIETA VALLEY (73) -- Dan Larsen 22, Campbell 13, CJ Richardson 6, Ricks 11, Linsley 21. Halftime score -- Murrieta Valley 33-30. Regulation score -- 64-64. Three-point goals -- Mitchell 5, Munoz 2, Larsen 4. Total fouls -- Ontario 13, Murrieta Valley 19. Fouled out -- Larsen, Linsley. Records: Murrieta Valley is 5-3.

Consolation

Chaparral 82, Orange Glen (San Diego) 70 --   Ryan Cooke had 28 points and eight rebounds as Temecula Chaparral overcame a 35-point effort by guard Ian McKeithan to win in the Nighthawk Classic at Murrieta. Joe Buller had 22 points and 10 assists for Chaparral. McKeithan scored 13 points in the second quarter and 23 in the first half for Escondido Orange Glen. Chaparral will play Huntington Beach Marina at 1:30 p.m. today. CHAPARRAL (82) -- Castillo 12, Buller 22, Craig 5, Chodola 3, Cooke 28, Newman 12. ORANGE GLEN (70) -- McKeithen 35, Pound 0, Ponchetti 0, Phillips 0, Tartir 10, Benavides 12, Thomas 7, Lemier 2, Dunn 2, Vartgess 2. Halftime score -- Chaparral 48-36. Three-point goals -- Benavides 4, Tartir. Total fouls -- Chaparral 23, Orange Glen 18. Fouled out -- Thomas, Pound, Owens (C).  Records: Chaparral 7-2.

Fifth Place Semifinal

Cathedral City 74, Temescal Canyon 69 -- Thomas Shewmake had 25 points and 17 rebounds to lead the Lions and Brandon Gray had 14 points off the bench. The Lions (6-2) also got 14 points from both Paul Heredia and Brandon Gray. Cathedral City outscored Lake Elsinore Temescal Canyon 23-15 in the fourth quarter, hitting 13 of 16 free throws, to win a fifth-place semifinal game of the Nighthawk Classic at Murrieta Valley. The victory avenged a 11-point loss Dec. 9 to Temescal Canyon in the Desert-City Classic championship game.   CATHEDRAL CITY (74) -- DeVance 7, Lambert 7, Heredia 14, Shewmake 25, Matthews 5, Gray 14, Otteson 2. TEMESCAL CANYON (69) -- Maxey 13, Zarbok 2, Cleary 6, Wing 11, Roberson 13, Garrett 3, Peterson 9, Ellenwood 8, Kelly 4.   Halftime score -- Temescal Canyon 35-30. Three-point goals -- Mexey 3, Garrett, DeVance, Matthews. Total fouls -- Cathedral City 16, Temescal Canyon 20. Fouled out -- none. Records: Cathedral City 6-2, Temescal Canyon 6-2.

Arlington 78, San Marcos 59 -- Arlington dominated rebounding at both ends, as Rafael Simon and Kenyuan Christie combined for 46 points and had 13 offensive rebounds. Adam Aguirre had seven assists for the Lions. Arlington advanced to the fifth-place game of the Nighthawk Classic at Murrieta Valley today at 4:30 p.m. against Cathedral City. ARLINGTON (78) -- Simon 25, Glover 4, Willman 3, Holguin 7, Christie 21, Aguirre 8, Acosta 8, Tanger 2 SAN MARCOS (59) -- Mosley 14, Kearney 4, Boone 2, Hendrix 5, Nuckals 2, Farrell 6, Green 2, Moore 2, Howe 3, Pedersen 6, Lanot 4, Hamideh 9. Halftime score -- Arlington 40-28. Three-point goals -- Glover, Holguin, Acosta 2, Mosley, Farrell, Pedersen 2. Total fouls -- Arlington 17, San Marcos 22. Fouled out -- Nuckals, Hendrix, Kearney.  Records: Arlington 6-3.

Palm Desert 63, Hemet 51--Josh Zazulia scored 17 points and Dionte Harris added 13 points and 10 rebounds as the Aztecs (6-2) won a non-league game. Palm Desert broke the game open in the third quarter, outscoring Hemet 24-10 behind a pressure defense that created turnovers for easy points.  Steve Henry had 10 points. Donald Brady also had eight assists and six points.

Marina 83, Yucaipa 49--Chris De Luca had 24 points, 12 rebounds and six blocked shots and Beau Brown scored 16 points for the Vikings (4-5), who play Chaparral in the consolation final today at 1:30 p.m.

Oak Park Tournament

Championship

Oak Park 54, Dos Pueblos 52-- Trailing 52-51 with 12 seconds to play, Daniel Jensen (that' his name in the Ventura County Star) or Adam Jensen (if you read the Santa Barbara News-Press) hit a 3-pointer from the wing on an assist by Jeremy Murphy to lead the Oak Park High boys' basketball team to a 54-52 win over Dos Pueblos in the championship game of the Oak Park Tournament on Friday night. Murphy, named the tournament MVP, had 11 points in the fourth quarter to finish with 26 on the night. Jensen, an all-tournament selection, finished with 11. Oak Park (4-5) won the inaugural tournament title last year.    All-tournament Steven Graybill led Dos Pueblos with 27 points. Dos Pueblos (52) — Graybil 27, Cowen 7, Roegner 6, Dritz 4, Jenkins 2, Sherman 2, Iden 2, Dalley 2. Oak Park (54) — Murphy 26, Jensen 11, Adams 8, Frank 4, Smith 3. DP--11  16   13  12--52;  OP--11  11 17  15--54  3-point field goals — Dos Pueblos 2 (Graybill, Cowen). Oak Park 5 (Jensen 3, Smith 1, Murphy 1). Records — Oak Park 4-5.

Third Place

Saugus 70, Alemany 66--Saugus: Holmquist 10, Behar 13, Choi 16, Sayer 13, Crogh 6, Cook 7, Muszalski 5,.  Alemany:  Surrat 4, Marx 6, Lichtman 4, Solorzano 6, Ingram 10, Zamora 19 and 6 assists, Cratoghvil 2, Edwards 13.   Saugus 5-4, Alemany 2-5.   S--15  23  14  18--70;   A--15  16  13  22--66.

Consolation

Hueneme 47, Royal 32 --All-tournament selection Frank Arocio recorded 13 points in the consolation championship victory for Hueneme (3-4) at Oak Park. Richard Jones chipped in 11 points and Justin Hawkins grabbed 13 rebounds. Royal (1-6) was led by Chris Johnson's nine points.  Royal (32) — Hendershot 5, Lawrence 4, Davis 2, Johnson 9, Neal 2, Cox 2, Vondrak 8. Hueneme (47) — Lugo 3, Hawkins 8, Lemos 2, Jones 11, Arocio 13, Tuyor 6, Abarca 4.  Royal--2  9   10  11--32;  Hueneme 9  13  14  11--47  3-Point goals — Royal 1 (Johnson). Hueneme 4 (Arocio 3, Lugo 1). Fouled out — Vondrak (R). Rebounds — Hueneme (Hawkins 13). Assists — Hueneme (Lugo 5). Records — Royal 1-6. Hueneme 3-4.

San Diego Tri-City Christmas Classic Tournament

St. Margaret's 70, Borrego Springs 35--Kevin Krouse scored 21 points and Abe Marouf had 11 for the Tartans (5-4), who play Tri-City Christian in today's final. 

Santa Maria Tournament

Championship Semifinals

Righetti 68, St. Joseph Santa Maria 55--Adam Hampton scored 20 points to lead Righetti to a 68-55 win over St. Joseph.

Garces 72, Santa Maria 65 -- Anthony Esparza led four Rams in double figures as Garces (7-0) advanced to the Santa Maria Tournament championship game. Esparza scored 21 while Keith Villalovos and Kyle Shiloh had 11 apiece and Matt Robles added 10. Shiloh (11 rebounds) and Robles (10 assists, six steals) each secured double-double and freshman Robert Swift had six blocks. Makani Sarellano led Santa Maria (5-2) with 16 points. Garces will play Righetti of Santa Maria in the title game.

Consolation Semifinals

Morro Bay 65, Valley Christian Santa Maria 42--The Morro Bay boys basketball team used a stifling defense in the second quarter Friday to pull away from Valley Christian, 65-42, at the Santa Maria Valley Tournament. Valley Christian led after the first quarter, 17-15, but were held to just three in the second as the Pirates jumped ahead 31-20.  Morro Bay, 3-5 on the season, outscored VC 34-22 in the second half to advance to the consolation finals today. Nick Humphrey had 22 points and Derrick Dickson added 18.  VC’s Mike Christopherson led all scorers with 24 points.

Delano 60, Lompoc Cabrillo 54--details not available.

Shafter Tournament

Championship Semifinals

Bakersfield North 59, Arvin 58 -- With 10 seconds left in the game, Shaun Hopf shot the winning 3-pointer to clinch the second-round victory for North over Arvin at the Shafter Kiwanis Tournament. Daniel Sanchez poured in 14 points, including three 3-pointers, and Phillip Billington and Hopf each scored 11 for North, who will face Shafter in today's 4:30 championship game. Jaime Esparza totaled 17 points and Mike Longmire had 14 for the Bears, who will play Liberty for the third-place spot today at 3 p.m.

Shafter 36, Liberty 31-- Emanuel Hiriarte had eight points to give the Generals the win over the Patriots in the second round of the Shafter Kiwanis Tournament. Lee Frisch and Robert Haude each added seven points for Shafter, who will play North High for the championship today at 4:30. The Generals' Ryan Watts also grabbed eight rebounds.  Stanley Brian added ten points for Liberty, who will play Arvin for third place today at 3 p.m.

Consolation Semifinals

Kern Valley 51, Coast Union 42 -- Justin Anderson scored 10 points and added 10 rebounds, leading the Broncos (2-4) into the consolation championship game at the Shafter Tournament.  Daniel Jenkins was Kern Valley's top scorer with 18 points, 13 of them coming in the second half. Jake Aura led Coast Union (4-4) with 16 points. Kern Valley will face Wasco today in the consolation title game. Coast Union struggled to a change in defense by Kern Valley, scoring six points in the third quarter and falling 52-42 at the Shafter Tournament. Kern Valley switched to a 2-3 zone in the third and the Broncos were unable to attack it successfully in falling to 3-5. Jake Aura led the Broncos with 17 points and Ryan Cooksey added 14.
Coast Union faces Taft today

Wasco 57, Taft 45 -- Aaron Merz scored 13 points to lead Wasco to a second-round win at the Shafter Kiwanis Tournament. Joey Robledo poured in 12 points and Aaron Harrison added 11 for the Tigers, who will play Kern Valley today at 1:30 for the championship in the consolation bracket. Ryan Pollard racked up 19 points, including three 3-pointers, and Zach Ryan had 14 for the Wildcats, who will face Coast Union at noon today for seventh place.

Sonora HS - North Orange County Tournament

Championship Semifinals

Sonora 59, Downey 51-- Sonora advanced to the championship game of the North Orange County boys' basketball tournament Friday with a 59-51 victory over Downey at Sonora.  Sonora will play Valencia in the final tonight at 8 at Troy High. Travis Rogers and Robert Abreu scored 14 points each for the Raiders, who led, 30-21, at the half. 

Valencia 55, Long Beach Millikan 53--Scott Jones and Emanuel Ortega each scored 17 points for the Tigers (7-3).

Consolation Games

Western Christian 72, Los Amigos 70  (2 OT) --Brad Meister's buzzer-beating basket in regulation and his free throws in overtime proved decisive for the Lancers.  Shawn Lokar's lob pass from midcourt to Meister with two seconds left in regulation led to the basket that tied the score.  Lokar, who finished with 12 assists and 11 rebounds, also made key free throws in the second overtime.  Meister, plagued by the effects of food poisoning, managed to dig down for something extra during a 32-point performance. 

Sunny Hills 65, Santa Fe Springs St. Paul 63 (OT)--Tony Gonzalez had 21 points and 11 rebounds and Clay Carmody had 14 points and seven blocks for Sunny Hills (7-2).

San Pedro 62, Santa Ana 28--Glen Bullard had 18 points and seven rebounds as the Pirates won for the fifth time in seven games, in a pool-play game at Sonora High. Joseph Hunt contributed 12 points and 11 rebounds while Jason DeBenedictis scored seven points for San Pedro, which held a 30-13 halftime lead.

Savanna 72, Glenn 57-- Sav--Smith 1, Hersl 2, Woods 14, Weston 15, Taylor 17, Davis 12, Brown 5, Watson 2;  Glenn--Garcia 11, martin 2, Harrington 2, Flores 3, Moore 16, Jones 9, Bui 8, Fuentes 2. Frerro 2, Ruiz 2, Hodges 2, Halog 2.  Sav--10  20  29  13--72;  JG--13  9  17   20--57.

La Serna 55, LB Wilson 51--Kevin Crockett scored 12 points and Jeff Terry and Jason Malone eachy scored 11 as the Bruins (5-5) lost to the Lancers (9-1) in a consolation game.

Troy 70, Ganesha 67 --Michael Eferberha scored a game-high 34 points and grabbed 10 rebounds and Chris Reeves scored 12 points and grabbed nine rebounds in the loss for Ganesha (3-5). GANESHA (67) Evans 5, Reeves 12, Eferberha 34, Cole 5, Ike 4, Samudio 7. TROY (70) Travis 12, Trent 10, Pulafa 7, Pulta 4, Chadha 11, Gilks 20, Buird 6. Ganesha 14 14 18 21 --  67  Troy 20 14 22 14 -- 70 Totol fouls: G 17, T 7. Fouled out: Evans (G). Technical fouls: none.

Montclair 78, Corona del Mar 60--The Cavaliers got out to a quick start, going up 17-11 at the end of the first quarter and never looked back. Milton Stanley led Montclair with 30 points, four rebounds and three steals, Demetris Walk added 12 points, three steals and three assists and Quincy Fields totaled nine points and nine rebounds. Montclair (7-3) plays Fullerton Troy (the Consolation Champion from the North Orange County Tournament) at Sonora High School at 7:30 p.m.  MONTCLAIR (78) Walk 12, Stanley 30, Fields 9, Schaar 4, Jenkins 6, Fregoso 2, Robins 4, Candelo 9, Abraham 2. CORONA DEL MAR (60) Shahangian 7, B. Mancillas 4, Alshuler 6, K. Mancillas 5, Shell 16, Brewster 15, Reynolds 4, Marston 1, Richardson 2.   Montclair 17 22 23 16 -- 78 Corona del Mar 11 14 17 18 -- 60 Total fouls: M 13, CDM 9. Fouled out: none. Technical fouls: none.

Damien 70, Don Lugo 57 --Senior guard Ralph David connected for two big 3-pointers in the fourth quarter to help the Spartans seal the victory.  Raul Potain, David's partner in the backcourt, passed for nine assists, and forward Aaron Garcia had 22 points and 11 rebounds. Potain was 5-of-6 from the free-throw line in the fourth quarter, helping Damien (5-4) to pull away from Don Lugo. Senior forward Aaron Garcia led the Spartans with 22 points and 11 rebounds. Potain scored 13 and handed out nine assists while David scored 10 with 11 assists.  Ralph David dished out 11 assists. DON LUGO (57) Amaya 2, Galindo 30, Plutko 3, Guzik 2, Hill 14, Fender 6. DAMIEN (70) Potain 13, Feagin 5, David 10, Buffum 8, Garcia 22, Phillips 12. Don Lugo 13 19 14 11 -- 57 Damien 18 18 14 20 -- 70 Total fouls: DL 13, D 12. Fouled out: none. Technical fouls: none.

El Modena 67, Westmkinster 42--W: Lacey 20, Hugo 4, Marinca 4, Graham 4, Diaz 2, An 2, Viegas 6;  EM--Mechling 10, Rabb 15, Robinson 10, T. Roginson 9, Diekmann 11, Armstrong 6, Pitre 6. .  West--10  7 9   16--42;  EM--12  21  25  9--67.

Bellflower 62, California 54--Justin Allen scored 25 points to lead the Buccaneers (6-2) past the Condors in a semifinal game.

Upland Tournament

Pool Play

West Covina 77, Redlands East Valley 72 -- West Covina outscored Redlands East Valley 28-17 in the third quarter to take the lead for good in a pool-play game of the Upland Classic. West Covina's Gino LaBomme hit 10 three-pointers.  REDLANDS EAST VALLEY (72) -- Brazelton 20, Moses 18, Lyles 9, Jannelli 7, Pickett 7, Cooke 4, Builteman 2, Duncan 2, Moore 2, Rogers 1. WEST COVINA (77) -- LaBomme 37, Young 19, Rosales 10, Brown 8, Goree 2, Jima 1.  Halftime score -- Redlands East Valley 33-30. Three-point goals -- LaBomme 10, Young 3, Moses 3, Pickett, Brazelton. Total fouls -- Redlands East Valley 21, West Covina 25. Fouled out -- Rosales. Technical fouls -- West Covina coach.  Records: Redlands East Valley 3-6.

Canyon Springs 70, Los Angeles Locke 58 --   Richard Cobbs scored a game-high 22 points and pulled down 13 rebounds to help Moreno Valley Canyon Springs defeat LA Locke in the Upland Classic. LOCKE (58) -- Wright 20, Hayes 3, Booth 4, Marshall 9, Andrews 2, Allen 4, Webb 11, Ulright 2, Beaslei 3. CANYON SPRINGS (70) -- Cobbs 22, Braxton 10, Smith 10, Arnwine 12, Gaines 2, James 8, Rispers 6. Halftime score -- Canyon Springs 39-24. Three-point goals -- Cobbs, James, Wright 3, Webb 2. Total fouls -- Locke 25, Canyon Springs 27. Fouled out -- Booth, Marshall, Cobbs. Technical fouls -- Webb, Marshall, Cobbs. Records: Canyon Springs 3-1, Locke 3-2.

Upland 104, Rancho Cucamonga 60--Sheldon Pace scored 24 points as the Highlanders routed the Cougars. Jesse Pruitt added 14 points and Jason Harris added 13. The Highlanders play at 7:45 p.m. in today's final against Moreno Valley Canyon Springs. RANCHO CUCAMONGA (60) Gilchrist 15, Williams 7, Hamilton 2, Steinmetz 10, Iszerd 4, Powell 3, Washington 4, Watts 13. UPLAND (104) Pace 24, Rasch 6, Pruitt 14, Hatter 2, Hathaway 9, J. Harris 13, P. Harris 11, Holland 2, Snyder 14, Davis 5, Martin 4. Rancho Cucamonga 13 11 16 20 -- 60 Upland 21 26 29 28 -- 104 Total fouls: N/A. Fouled out: none. Technical fouls: none.

Alta Loma 52, Rialto 45--Alta Loma used a strong second quarter to build a comfortable lead and maintained it in the win. The Braves (2-6) trailed by six in the first quarter, but outscored the Rebels 17-7 in the second period to take the lead for good. Alta Loma was led by Sean Moore's game-high 14 points and eight rebounds and Lance Evans added six points and seven rebounds. The team advances to the third-place final tonight at 6:15. Daryl Diggins led Rialto with 13 points. RIALTO (45) Johnson 3, Gales 13, Glass 4, Brock 4, Diggins 9, Williams 5, Green 7. ALTA LOMA (52) Moore 14, Patterson 4, Richardson 9, Campbell 2, Staley 2, Yaisreal 6, Evans 6, Cade 5, Hynes 4. Rialto 13 7 11 14 --  45 Alta Loma 7 17 14 14 -- 52 Total fouls: R n/a, AL 21. Fouled out: none. Technical fouls: none.

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