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Game Scores and Details From
Wednesday 12/20/00--(Dec. 23, 2000)

Better late than never. . . we're still catching up from the past week.  We'll also post the Monday, Tuesday and Thursday and Friday scores later today.   We know that these scores and game details below 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 & Non-League Games--Wednesday, 12/20/00

Arcadia 63, La Salle 51--Aaron Anderson finished with 18 points and 12 rebounds -- both season highs -- and Brent Dohling nailed five 3-pointers as the Apaches blew open a close game down the stretch to end a two-game losing skid. Arcadia, which reportedly lost to La Salle by more than 40 points last season, took the lead for good when Anderson's running left-handed lay-in followed a Dohling 3-pointer, creating a six-point cushion. The Apaches, who improved to 7-4, sealed the victory with excellent free-throw shooting, converting 10 of 11. Senior Leo Thornton added 12 points and 11 rebounds for Arcadia, with Dohling matching Anderson for game-high scoring honors.

Alta Loma 65, Rowland 49--Freshmen Larry Tiew led the Raiders with 14 points. But it wasn't enough to stop the four scorers from Alta Loma who all scored in double digits. ALTA LOMA (65) Moore 11, Denson 11, Hines 11, Isreal 10, Evans 10, Patterson 5, Cade 3, Webb 2, Cotton 2. ROWLAND (49) Tieu 12, Wong 12, Pruitt 11, Edwards 7, Barnes 5, Tucker 2. Alta Loma 16 25 6 18 -- 65 Rowland 11 12 11 15 -- 49 Total fouls: AL 18, R 17. Fouled out: none. Technical fouls: none. Alta Lome is 3-6;  Rowland 3-6.  

Bishop Amat 82, Bassett 52 -- Wesley Walker's 19 points and the Olympians' 20 turnovers were keys in the one-sided outcome. Bishop Amat:  8-2, Bassett 0-10.

Buena Park 44, Santa Ana 42--Buena Park improved to 4-7.

California 92, Bellflower 74-- The Condors coupled a stellar defensive effort with David Shellman's hot shooting down the stretch to avenge last week's tournament loss to Bellflower. Shellman's 12-point fourth quarter capped a season-high, 26-point effort. Ruben Anchondo scored 15 points and teammate Josh Oltjenbruns had 14 for the Condors, who improved to 6-5.

Corona 71, Redlands East Valley 67 -- REDLANDS EAST VALLEY (67) -- Vigil 8, Rogers 13, Picket 8, Jannelli 11, Moses 4, Brazelton 6, Lyles 3, Cooke 14. CORONA (71) -- Duran 6, Morrow 14, Smith 7, Gonzalez 21, Dias 17, Hyun 2, Verdusco 2, Wolfe 2.  Halftime score -- Corona 28-21. Three-point goals -- Rogers 2, Picket, Moses, Morrow 2, Smith, Dias. Total fouls -- Redlands East Valley 15, Corona 24. Fouled out -- Morrow, Dias. Technical fouls -- none. Records: Corona 3-7.

Cypress 62, La Mirada 39--La Mirada drops to 3-7, and Cuypress improves to 6-3. 

Downey 67, Lakewood 64--Junior forward Aaron Perez scored 12 of his 20 points in the fourth quarter, including 9 consecutive free throws down the stretch, as the Vikings (6-4) defeated the visiting Lancers (6-4).

El Dorado 63, Troy 40-- El Dorado improved to 9-1.  Miller had 22 and David Patten had 18;  Troy was led by Tre. Hardeman with 10, and drops to 5-4.

Esperanza 65, Sunny Hills 47-- Esperanza was led by Lovein with 14, and White with 18;  Sunny Hills was led by Gonzalez with 19 and Carmody with 18.  Esp 6-5, SH 8-3

Foothill 60, Anaheim 47--Quinn Hawking had 26 points but Anaheim (6-8) lost anyway.  Foothill was led by Chad Bigler who also had 26, and McCauley with 10.  Foothill improved to 6-5.

Fullerton 63, Santa Fe 30--Fulerton improved to 7-2, and Santa Fe dropped to 7-3.

Oxnard 68, Simi Valley 56-- Oxnard boys' basketball coach Henry Lobo found an unusual way to snap his team out of its early- season doldrums -- match it up against perennial power Simi Valley (8-1), a team considered by Lobo and most everyone else to be the top boys' team in the county.  The Yellowjackets (7-2) did not disappoint their coach or their fans. Playing an aggressive, in-your-face style of defense, Oxnard jumped out to a quick lead on the previously undefeated Pioneers and never looked back, coming away with an 68-56 victory.  Center Nick Curtis led the way with 24 points, the final two coming on a monster slam dunk to end the contest.  Simi's talented center Dustin Villapigue played equally well, finishing with 23 points.  Trailing by a point midway through the first quarter, Oxnard went on an 11-5 run to lead by five at 20-15.  At the start of the second quarter Curtis came out strong, scoring five points to increase the lead to 11.  Halfway through the second, Simi made its only run of the night, going on a 10-2 run to climb to within a point.  From there the teams went back and forth, with Oxnard holding a 31-30 halftime lead.  Oxnard outscored Simi 9-4 to open the third quarter, led by guard Erik Webb, who had several huge baskets. Webb finished with 18 points.  Simi hung in there, but could never get over the hump en route to its first loss the of year.  Simi Valley (56) — Duarte 3, KC Bellefontaine 7, Martin 3, Bradshaw 12, Weaver 8, Villepigue 23. Oxnard (68) — Parker 2, Webb 18, Curtis 24, Simmmons 7, Monette 11, Davis 2, Lee 4 Simi 15 15 13 13—56 Oxnard 20 11 17 20—68 3-Point goals — Simi 8 (Bellefontaine 1, Martin 1, Bradshaw 4, Weaver 6. Oxnard 5(Webb 2, Curtis 2, Monette 1).

Paramount 80, Pioneer 47--Pioneer: Ochoa 8, Castillo 12, Villa 11, Sanchez 1, Pitiloza 11, Ponce 4;  Paramount:  Helton 8, Wicker, 6, Frierson 4, Sandoval 12, Moefaauo 2, Rodriguez 16, Rosby 22, Booth 8, Espy 2.

Savanna 58, Marina 54--Savana was led by Hersl with 16 and Wadood with 13, Woods 14;  Marina was led by Nadazdin 19 and Brown with 11.  Sav-3-7 .

Servite 78, Brea Olina 71(OT)--Servite--McConaghy 10, Traska 6, Zielonka 14, Berfeind 13, Ferracioli 8, Huete 3, Hilde 24,;  Brea Olinda--Smyth 6, E. Moore 15, Pohlen 8, Moore 25, Vandenworm 2, Lewis 9, Giesler 6.   Servite 5-6.

St. Bernard 59, Valley Christian 57--Marquis Taylor made a jump shot at the free throw line as time expired to lead the Vikings past the visiting Crusaders (7-4). Valley Christian was led by senior forward Matt Lovingier, who had 24 points. Paramount 80, Pioneer 47: Odell Rosby scored 22 points and Richard Rodriguez had 16 as the Pirates (9-4) defeated the visiting Titans.

St. Paul 82, University 72 --details not available.

Valencia 58, Orange 34--Valencia improved to 8-4, Valencia remains winless at 0-9.

Whittier 68, South El Monte 55 -- Mike Hernandez lit up South El Monte's defense in scoring a seasonal-best 32 points as the Cardinals rode a huge fourth quarter effort to victory. Whittier (6-7) outscored the Eagles 26-11 in the final quarter to erase a two-point deficit and win going away. South El Monte (which dropped to 2-4) had Israel Zavala (13 points), Victor Gomez (12) and Edwin Medina (12) all score in double figures.

Tournament Games--Wednesday, 12/20/00

Arroyo Grande Tournament

Ocean View 51, Atascadero 36--Torin Beeler scored 22 points and grabbed nine rebounds to lead the sixth-ranked Sea Hawks (5-1) to victory. Marques Crane added 17 points for the Ocean View.

Camarillo 65, Silverado 59--Jimmy Alstot scored 10 points and was a spark for the Camarillo defense in the victory at Arroyo Grande.  Camarillo (65) — Varnum 2, Alstot 10, Caldwell 13, Young 4, Boyer 3, Jungwirth 12, Riechel 9, Rasp 4, Wallman 8. Silverado (59) — Day 6, Garcia 8, Wilkins 4, Kniss 6, White 18, Higgins 6, McDonald 5, Moffett 1, Kernan 5. Camarillo 22 14 15 14—65 Silverado 21 7 11 20—59 3-Point goals — Camarillo 4 (Caldwell 1, Boyer 1, Riechel 1, Rasp 1). Silverado 4 (Day 2, Kniss 2). Fouled out — Lester (S). Records — Camarillo 6-2.

Taft 70, San Luis Obispo 55-- Mustafa Asghari had 24 points and Steve Smth had 22 and 9 rebounds as Taft improved to 6-2 with the win.  SLO was led by Jenkins with 16, Vicory with 14, Morales 11, and Kasarjian 10.

Arroyo Grande 58, Templeton 30--details not avaiable. 

Ayala Tournament

Pomona 60, Canyon Springs 58 -- Canyon Springs lost in the quarterfinal round of the Chino Ayala Tournament despite 26 points from Jason Braxton. Richard Cobbs had 21 points, including three three-pointers, and 11 rebounds. The Cougars made only 9-of-23 from the line. Dang hit a jumper with 11 seconds remaining to snap a 58-58 tie and give the victory to Pomona. Canyon Springs plays the loser of the Montebello-Ridgecrest Burroughs game Friday at 4:30 p.m. POMONA (60) -- Holden 11, Dang 8, Howard 18, Tosca 4, Madison 6, Smith 7, Buchanan 6.  CANYON SPRINGS (58) -- Braxton 26, Cobbs 21, Arnwine 6, Risper 2, Gaines 3. Halftime score -- Canyon Springs 37-26. Three-point goals -- Braxton, Cobbs 3, Holden 2, Dang 2, Howard 2, Buchanan 2, Smith. Total fouls -- . Fouled out -- . Technical fouls -- . Records: Canyon Springs 4-3, Pomona 4-4

Bell Gardens 61, Don Lugo 48--BELL GARDENS (61) Narasi 20, Rosales 14, Herrera 13, Ramirez 6, Lizarragia 5, Castillo 3. DON LUGO (48) Galindo 16, Plutko 15, Fender 8, Hill 5, Guzik 2, Baker 2. Bell Gardens 17 15 7 22 -- 61 Don Lugo 12 10 11 15 -- 48 Total fouls: D 14, B 9. Fouled out: none. Technical fouls: none.

Rancho Cucamonga 62, Chaffey 61-- CHAFFEY (61) Avina 6, Miranda 17, Hunt 12, Sconiers 22, Stubbs 4. RANCHO CUCAMONGA (62) Gilchrist 9, Williams 7, Hamilton 13, Acune 3, Stinmete 9, Iszard 3, Washington 5, Watts 13. Chaffey 13 16 13 19 -- 61 Rancho Cucamonga 9 21 16 16 -- 62 Total fouls: C 25, RC 15. Fouled out: Hunt (C). Technical fouls: none.

Claremont 74, Littlerock 32--The Wolfpack (6-2) won the rout behind Shaddean Aaron, who had 21 points and nine rebounds, including 13 points during a second quarter when Claremont outscored Littlerock 24-2. Micah Lombard added 11 points and 19 rebounds for Claremont, which had all 13 of its players score. Littlerock fell to 5-3.  LITTLEROCK (32) Lauls 2, Mitchell 4, Smith 3, Edwards 7, Hughes 1, Anderson 6, Crael 6, Pierce 3. CLAREMONT (74) White 2, Terrell 5, Patton 2, Green 7, Oliver 3, Aaron 21, McDermott 2, Mohammed 3, Wilson 4, Lombard 11, Tauaese 2, Jones 5, Maxwell 7. Littlerock 11 2 9 10 -- 32 Claremont 15 24 24 11 -- 74 Total fouls: L 14, C 15. Fouled out: none. Techinical fouls: none.

Ayala 70, Diamond Ranch 66 (OT)--details not available.

Consolation Quarterfinals

Sultana 92, Temple City A 60--no details available.

Temple City B 78, Cantwell Sacred Heart 50--no details available.

Bullhead City, Arizona Tournament

Championship

El Toro 54, Desert Mountain (AZ) 47-- El Toro improve to 14-0 with the tournament win behind Ashkan Nazeri's 15 points and Matt Green's 21.  Green was named Tournament MVP.  Chris Parish had 8, Tanaka 7, Brown 2. 

Magnolia 66, Montgomery SD 60--Geoffrey Clayton scored 30 points and had 15 rebounds to lead the host Sentinels (6-8) to a consolation-round victory. Vincent Bryant added 22 points for Magnolia. Clayton averaged 30 points for the tournament.

Hemet Valley Mustang Shootout

Serrano 60, Hemet 57-- Playing without James Draine, who was averaging more than 20 ppg, Hemet lost to Serrano in the Mustang Shootout on Wednesday. Draine will miss the rest of the season with a chronic dislocated shoulder that needs surgery, and he is scheduled to have an MRI next week. Hemet (4-5), which led most of the game, was caught midway through the fourth quarter. The game was tied 54-54 with 30 seconds remaining when Serrano's David Koneck sank a short jumper to put the Diamondbacks (5-6) ahead for good. Koneck scored six of his game-high 14 points in the final two minutes of the game.   SERRANO (60) -- Koneck 14, Ryder 14, Sofo 12, Plummer 7, Flournoy 6, Morelli 5, Smith 2. HEMET (57) -- Martinez 14, Padgett 13, Masiel 6, Griffin 5, Boyd 5, Graham 4, Veiga 3, Smith 3, Johnson 2, Crane 2. Halftime score -- Hemet 29-18. Three-point goals -- Masiel 2, Sofo, Ryder, Morelli, Martinez, Boyd. Total fouls -- Serrano 20, Hemet 23. Fouled out -- Morelli, Griffin. Technical fouls -- none. Records: Serrano 6-5. Hemet 4-5.

Banning 81, Norte Vista 71-- Banning reached the second round of the Mustang Shootout at Hemet West Valley with the victory. The Broncos trailed the entire first half but went on a 16-2 run in the third period to pull ahead. Tremain Williams scored 25 points and Flamingo Malone added 20 to pace four Broncos in double figures. Norte Vista knocked a 12-point deficit down to just 6 in the fourth, but Williams stopped the charge with a driving layup and foul shot. The three-point play was followed by a fast-break basket from Malone. John Hanley led Norte Vista with 22 points. Banning plays Santiago at 11:30 a.m. next Wednesday at Hemet High. NORTE VISTA (71) -- Hanley 22, W. Horn 6, J. Horn 8, Torres 11, Renee 8, Edwards 1, Grisby 15.  BANNING (81) -- Stokes 10, Harris 14, Malone 20, Foster 2, Steele 6, Jackson 2, Williams 25, Colby 2. Halftime score -- Norte Vista 35-34. Three-point goals -- Steele 2, Hanley 3, Torres, Grisby. Total fouls -- Norte Vista 20, Banning 17. Fouled out -- J. Horn, Foster. Technical fouls -- Foster, Renee. Records: Norte Vista 1-10, Banning 6-5.

Moreno Valley 85, Twentynine Palms 21-- Moreno Valley's pressure defense caused problems for Twentynine Palms and the result was a 23-2 lead after one quarter. Moreno Valley scored 30 points in the third period to extend its lead and move on to the second round of the Mustang Shootout at Hemet West Valley. Ronald Howard scored 23 points for Moreno Valley. Ray Hester topped Twentynine Palms with 11 points. Moreno Valley plays Rancho Verde at 1 p.m. Wednesday at Hemet High. MORENO VALLEY (85) -- Howard 23, Clarke 18, Norwood 3, Lynch 2, Conley 8, Brown 12, Ashley 8, Mann 6, Long 3, Bundy 2. TWENTYNINE PALMS (48) -- Randle 9, Corney 4, Hammock 4, Hester 11, Cooley 6, Johnson 2, O'Gilvie 6, Barela 6, Cummings. Halftime score -- Moreno Valley 35-21. Three-point goals -- Howard 3, Clarke 2, Conley. Total fouls -- Moreno Valley 17, Twentynine Palms 16. Fouled out -- none. Technical fouls -- O'Gilvie, Brown, Moreno Valley bench. Records: Moreno Valley 6-4, Twentynine Palms 3-3.

Santiago 65, Paloma Valley 47-- Paloma Valley scored the first basket of the game, but Santiago answered with 12 straight points and went on to lead by 20 at the half in a first-round game at the Mustang Shootout at Hemet West Valley. Santiago netted nine three-pointers in the game. Justin Griffin scored a game-high 21 points and hit four three-pointers, while Deon Simpson and Noel Cliett combined for 30 points for Santiago. Chuck Schroeder topped Paloma with 18 points. Santiago plays Banning at 11:30 a.m. Wednesday at Hemet High. SANTIAGO (65) -- Simpson 16, Griffin 21, Coleman 7, Hirsh 1, Leduc 4, Cliett 14, Black 2.  PALOMA VALLEY (47) -- Ogo 5, Mejia 6, McNulty 12, Malone 2, Occhino 4, Schroeder 18. Halftime score -- Santiago 41-21. Three-point goals -- Simpson 4, Griffin 4, Coleman, Ogo, McNulty 2. Total fouls -- Santiago 13, Paloma Valley 13. Fouled out -- Schroeder. Technical fouls -- none. Records: Santiago 5-6, Paloma Valley 1-8.

Arlington 59, San Jacinto 50-- Riverside Arlington erased a five-point deficit, ending the game on a 14-2 run to win it's first-round game of the Mustang Shootout at Hemet. Rafael Simon led all scorers with 13 points. San Jacinto's Michael Frazier had 12 points, despite not playing in the first quarter.SAN JACINTO (50) -- Hyland 2,Padilla 12, Sullivan 9, Duguid 7, M.Luna 5, Medina 3, Frazier 12.  ARLINGTON (59) -- Simon 13, Willman 12, Aguirre 9, Glover 9, Acosta 3, McAlister 7, Christie 4, Hougin 2. Halftime score -- Arlington 31-28. Three-point goals -- Duguid, Luna, Medina, Glover, Acosta. Total fouls -- San Jacinto 16, Arlington 5. Fouled out -- none.   Records: Arlington 7-4, San Jacinto 5-4.

Irvine World News Tournament

Championship Quarterfinals
Northwood 76, Nogales 60--Mark Pagdilao and Kevin Carson each scored 14 points, but the Nobles (6-3) still lacked enough firepower to keep up with Northwood (9-1).

Woodbridge 50, Diamond Bar 39 -- Robert Haney finished with a team-high 12 points, but the Brahmas (4-4) trailed 40-22 after three periods and never threatened the rest of the way. WOODBRIDGE (50) Corbin 2, Wheeler 6, Thompson 5, Lambert 19, Koeller 8, Forehan-Kelley 10. DIAMOND BAR (39) Ford 2, Haney 12, Robinson 9, Jecmen 4, Garcia 3, Brunelle 9. Woodbridge 14 11 15 10 -- 50 Diamond Bar 8 5 9 17 -- 39 Total fouls: W 14, DB 17. Fouled out: Jecmen (DB). Technical fouls: Garcia (DB).

Consolation

Laguna Beach 75, La Quinta 45--Will Blodgett scored a team-leading 23 points in helping the Artists improve to 2-5. Jason Chatrath added 16 points, including a pair of three-point field goals, for Laguna Beach. Sevan Yakinian led La Quinta with 10 points.

Huntington Beach 67, Estancia-- HB:   Drew Janovick 19, Sullivan 9, Harrison 7, Bailey 7, Anderson 2, Dehart 4, Jaso 1, VanVoorhis 2, Kokubin 2, Austin 14;   Estancia--Maldonado 15, Rodriguez 6, Stoddard 3, Young 7, Prado 12, D. Valbuena 4, K Valbuena 2, Romer2.  

Jurupa Valley 49, Tustin 44 --  Duane Nix led the Tillers (2-8) with 17 points, hitting on 4 of 5 three-point attempts. Erik Westrom added 10 points in the Tustin loss. Jurupa Valley went 9 of 13 from the free throw line in the fourth quarter to seal the victory against Tustin in the second round of the Irvine World News Tournament. Kevin Barber led Jurupa Valley with 17 points, 11 of which came in the second half. TUSTIN (44) -- Rocker 2, Westrom 10, Miller 2, Nix 17, Hall 3, Chester 7, Lover 2, Curry 1.  JURUPA VALLEY (49) -- Lozano 10, Frias 8, Ayala 2, West 7, Brito 5, Barber 17. Halftime score -- Tustin 23-18. Three-point goals -- Nix 4, Hall, West 2, Barber. Total fouls -- Jurupa Valley 11, Tustin 20. Fouled out -- Westrom. Records: Jurupa Valley 5-3

Dana Hills 53, Mark Keppel 35--Shane Del Rosari scored a game high 29 points and had 12 rebounds to lead the Sailors (5-5) to the win.  Mike Mooney added 7 points for Dana Hills. MK:   Wong 16, Matsbo 5, Yano 7, Chinn 3, Yamauchi 4, DH:  Fulton 4, Nelson 5, Hadley 1, Mooney 7, Gonzalez 1, Ghanbari 2, Del Rosaria 29, A. Kerns 2, Frozee 2.  MK--1-7;  DH 5-5.

St. Paul 82, University 72 -- Fausto Gonzalez and Dontay Holloway each scored 26 points to lead the Swordsmen (7-3) past the Trojans (5-4) in a quarterfinal game at University High. St. Paul:  Gonzalez 26, Holloway 26, Grigorian 10, Gomez 8, Samarian 12.  University --Anson 8, Christoph 11, Fiestel 2, Tran 11, Allah 2, Newsome 12, Garey 24.

Irvine 43, Fountain Valley 37--Fountain Valley dropped to 5-2 with the loss, Irvine 7-2.    

La Canada Tournament

Muir 72, Moorpark 60-- Despite losing three key players to foul trouble early in the game, Muir's backcourt took control, dominating Moorpark High School, 72-60, in the brown regional final of the La Canada Holiday Classic. The victory placed Muir in the tournament's championship game, where it will face the winner of tonight's La Canada-Bishop Montgomery red regional final.  Muir (7-1), which led the entire game, jumped out to an early 7-2 lead on transition baskets. The Mustangs capitalized on speed and executed the passing lanes to maximum effect, finding Joseph Frazier (18 points) and Willis (11 points, six rebounds) near the basket for easy scores. Moorpark was led by Greg Estandia with 20 points, 10 rebounds and Blake Sharpe with 17 points, six rebounds

Consolation

St. Francis 76, Flintridge Prep 46--James Jenkins (obviously not the same James Jenkins (6'-7" Sr. F) at Crescenta Valley, which was instead playing in Las Vegas at the Powerade Holiday Prep Classic) and Brett Mitchell combined to total more than half of their team's points in leading St. Francis High to a 76-46 victory over rival Flintridge Prep in Wednesday's pool-play action of the La Canada/St. Francis Tournament. Jenkins topped the scoring for the Golden Knights, finishing with 24 points. Mitchell added 19. Flintridge Prep, which had two players sidelined by injury and a third by illness, was led by Matt Lauer's 17 points.

St. George's (Canada) 56, Schurr 53--details not available.

Lahaina Luna Tournament (Maui)

Quarterfinals
Villa Park 52, Mission Viejo 45 (OT)
-- Tony Stankan scored six of his nine points in overtime to lead th eSpartans. VP--Hogan 3, Stankan 9, MacGinnis 13, Miller 7, Egkan 2, Prather 8, Waldrip 2;  MV Valentine 19, Neisen 7, Moses 4, Eleskoski 6, Zamora 4, ole 5, Miller 2.  VP --10  13  6  9  14;  MV--7  8  10   13  9--45

Palisades 55, Kentfield Marin Catholic 39--details not available.

Les Schwab Tires Oregon Invitational

Dominguez 54, Redmond (Wash) 37--Senior center Tyson Chandler had 21 points, 13 rebounds and 10 blocked shots to record his third triple-double of the season in the Dons' first-round win at the Portland Coliseum in Oregon. Bobby Jones and Darius Sanders also had 11 points each for Dominguez (6-1) who will play Oregon Benson in the second round.

Fairfax 60, Thurston 46--for details see the separate Fairfax recap in the Daily Articles (posted 12/23/00).

Orangewood Academy Tournament

Murrieta Calvary Chapel 82, Liberty Christian 39 -- Brandon Birchall, a senior forward, had 26 points to lead Murrieta Calvary Chapel to victory in the Orangewood Tournament. Luke Wilkerson added 14 for the Warriors, and Noah Denny scored 13 for the winners. Murrieta Calvary Chapel plays against Escondido Adventist Academy at 6 p.m. Thursday.  MURRIETA CALVARY CHAPEL (82) -- Privett 7, Wilkerson 14, Evans 12, Denny 13, Spousta 4, Birchall 26, Gausapohl 6. LIBERTY CHRISTIAN (39) -- Bond 10, Doney 14, Huie 3, Spagnola 12, Sasaki 0.  Halftime score -- Murrieta Calvary Chapel 35-20. Three-point goals -- Doney 3, Privett, Wilkerson, Denny 2, Birchall 4. Total fouls -- Murrieta Calvary Chapel 13, Huntington Beach Liberty Christian 5. Fouled out -- none. Technical fouls -- none.  Records: Murrieta Calvary Chapel 6-4.

La Sierra Academy 84, Eastside Christian 36 -- Riverside La Sierra Academy jumped out to 26-4 lead in the first quarter and never looked back , defeating Eastside Christian in the semifinals of the Orangewood Academy Tournament. The Knights advance to the championship against Orangewood Academy today at 7:30pm. EASTSIDE CHRISTIAN (36) -- King 2, Salcenhide 16, Cousins 2, Shim 8, Murillo 3, Zunkehr 2, Sanchez 3. LA SIERRA ACADEMY (84) -- Paschal 5, Moya 9, Gomez 2, N. Verde 5, E. Verde 2, Wright 4, Kiemeney 25, Bullon 22, Laurie 1, Bearden 6, Castro 3.  Halftime score -- La Sierra Academy 43-16. Three-point goals -- N. Verde, Bullon 2, Sanchez. Total fouls -- La Sierra Academy 12, Eastside Christian 8. Fouled out -- Gomez, N. Verde. Records: La Sierra Academy 6-4

Reid Rail Classic

First Round

Century 46, Lowry 42--Ruben Pineda scored 18 points to lead the Centurions.  Century oimproved to 5-3. 

Salesian Tournament

St. John Bosco 70, Bosco Tech 37--Junior guard Giovonni St. Amant had 23 points and 7 rebounds to lead the Braves (7-1) over the Tigers in a pool-play game at Salesian High.

San Bernardino Shootout

La Quinta 75, Apple Valley 63-- La Quinta jumped out to a 19-5 lead in the first quarter and coasted to victory against Apple Valley in the second round of the San Bernardino Shootout. LA QUINTA (75) -- Gutierrez 18, Martinez 14, Marrujo 12, St. Angelo 14, Acezes 11, Beavers 4, Moreno 2.  APPLE VALLEY (63) -- Holden 13, Wilkes 16, Logan 8, Sipes 2, Bobby 6, Murray 13, Leazpepe 5.  Halftime score -- La Quinta 39-28. Three-point goals -- St. Angelo 2, Martinez, Wilkes. Total fouls -- La Quinta 13, Apple Valley 20. Fouled out -- Bobby. Records: La Quinta 6-2, Apple Valley

Lancaster 80, Garden Grove 50 --details not available.

San Marcos Royal Invitational

Phoenix Thunderbird 56, Santa Ynez 40 --details not available.

San Marcos 74, Bishop Union 44 --details not available.

Burbank Burroughs 52, Napa Vintage 47 --details not available.

Sweetwater Holiday Prep Classic

Rancho Verde 69, San Diego Ramona 67 -- Rancho Verde advanced to the finals of the Sweetwater Prep Holiday Classic, and will play San Diego Mt. Carmel at 7:45 in Thursday's championship game. The Mustangs trailed by a 52-45 score at the start of the fourth quarter, but Brandon Baker made two free throws to tie the score at 67 with 34 seconds remaining. DeSean Walker was fouled with 1.7 seconds remaining, and made both free throws to give Rancho Verde their third straight victory. J.S. Nash led the Mustangs with 24 points, while Ramona's Michael Rivera had 38 points to lead all scorers. RANCHO VERDE (69) -- Baker 12, Nash 24, Walker 8, A. Singfield 10, Brown 15.  SAN DIEGO RAMONA (67) -- Holmes 6, Johnson 11, Root 6, Gomez 4, Rivera 38, Mort 2. Halftime score -- Ramona 37-31. Three-point goals -- Rivera 3. Total fouls -- Rancho Verde 15, Ramona 25. Fouled out -- Gomez. Technical fouls -- none.   Records: Rancho Verde 6-3, Ramona 6-3

Trabuco Hills Reebok Prep Classic

Santa Margarita 78, Aliso Niguel 52--The Eagles (8-0) took 12-5 lead before Aliso Niguel trimmed the deficit to 15-11 at the end of the first quarter.  Led by Brandon Rohe, the Eagles added to their lead in the second quarter as Rohe had eight points, three rebounds and a steal.  Santa Margarita went into the half ahead, 36-26.   Even though the Eagles had the lead, DeBusk was a bit disappointed in his team's effort for the half.  Aliso Niguel (6-3) was able to stay close with its three-point shooting, hitting three in the half. The tempo of the game picked up in the second half and that worked to Santa Margarita's advantage. The Eagles had a 52-33 lead at the end of the third quarter. Aliso Niguel's only losses have been to top 10 teams. The Wolverines have also fallen to El Dorado and El Toro. With Santa Margarita leading 72-43 late in the game, DeBusk emptied his bench. Rohe led all scorers with 23 points. Sievers paced Aliso Niguel with 22 points.

Laguna Hills 68, AB Miller 60-- Miller:  Ramirez 22, Weard 6, Taylor 12, Michel 4, Kingsland 1, Scott 15.  LH:  Vollenhals 7, Sherman 8, Lee 24, Stelling 3, Diomick 8, Donat 18.  Chris Lee had 22 to lead the Hawks.

Trabuco Hills 77, Stockdale (Bakersfield) 68-- Trabuco Hills :  Kuyper 14, Baggerly 10, Tudor 7, Wright 13, Webster 15, Woodfen 4, Schatz 3, Corbett 9, Borland 2.    TH  6-3. James Webster scored 15 points with 10 assists to lead the Mustangs.

Carson 74, Hoover 63 --The Colts (5-2) used a 27-16 second quarter and 18 points and 8 rebounds from senior forward Errol Jackson in a first-round win over the Tornadoes at Tracuco Hills High.

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