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Game Scores and Details From
Thursday 12/21/00--(Dec. 23, 2000)

Better late than never. . . we're still catching up from the past week.  We'll also post the Monday, Tuesday and last night's (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--Thursday, 12/21/00

Liberty League

Yeshiva 45, Providence 35--Yeshiva trailed by 2, 17-15 in a very low scoring first half, as both teams went into a stupor playing at Providence's compact gym.   Yula scored only 5 points in the second quarter, and Providence only 6.  It took until the end of the third quarter before the two teams pulled up even with each other at 27-27, but in the fourth quarter, the Panthers (6-1, 1-0) outscored Providence 18-8 to take the Liberty League win.  Providence fell to 2-3 overall and 0-1 in league.  Derek Jones (6'-6" Sr. F) from Providence was the only Pioneer in double figures with 19 points and 20 rebounds.  For Yeshiva, Kenny Pollack (6'-1" Sr. G) was the only Panther in double figures with 19 points.  Yeshiva scoring:  K. Pollack 19, Issacs 6, Malkin 7, M. Pollack 3, Gabbai 2, Dorfman 8.   Providence--Whitman 6, Quebral 3, Carbajal 1, Vaca 4, Escobedo 2, Derek Jones 19.   Yeshiva--10  5  12  18--45;  Providence11  6  10   8--35.

Ocean League

West Torrance 51, Torrance 41-- Jamaal Diwan scored 20 points while Matt Bellante posted 10 points, six rebounds and five blocks as host West (6-3, 1-0) beat Torrance (5-5, 1-1). Torrance's Michael Williams had 12 points.

Valle Vista League

Bonita 63, Covina 52--Chris Dean's 24 points and 14 rebounds lifted the Bearcats to their first Valle Vista League victory of the season.  Nik Kannan had 11 points and Kyle Johnson contributed 10 for Bonita (7-3, 1-1), which led by as many as 17 points in the second half.  Covina was led by Jamaal Avilez (18 points), Vernon Covington (15) and Jared Gibbs (10). Bonita took a 17-10 lead after the first quarter and stayed ahead throughout the game.
Ramsay Jarrar added nine points and nine boards for Covina when fell to 5-5, 1-1. Bonita 63, Covina 52 BONITA (63) Miller 2, Jarrar 9, Kannan 11, Dean 24, Johnson 10, Assefa 3, Clark 2, Hagman 2. COVINA (52) Gibbs 10, Sopena 2, Pill 2, Avilez 18, Covington 15, Myrick 3, Gaudreau 2. Bonita 17 15 18 13 -- 63 Covina 10 14 13 15 -- 52 Total fouls: B 13, C 18. Fouled out: none. Technical fouls: none.

San Dimas 81, Ganesha 71--Jason Greenlee scored 32 points and Adrian Ferrera grabbed 14 rebounds to lead the Saints to a Valle Vista League victory.  Curtis Small scored eight of his 20 points during the second quarter as San Dimas (9-1, 2-0) outscored the Giants 21-11. Franklin Ike led Ganesha (0-2 in league) with 19 points. Greenlee hit a 3-pointer with four minutes left to give San Dimas the lead for good.   San Dimas (9-1, 2-0) had led by 16 points in the second quarter and again in the third, but the Giants made an impressive run and took a 70-69 lead with four minutes remaining. Greenlee hit his big shot and the Saints tacked on nine more points for the final tally. Greenlee finished with 32 points, five rebounds and four assists for San Dimas. Curtis Small added 20 points, four steals and three assists and Adrian Ferrera pulled down 12 rebounds. For the Giants (5-6, 1-1), Franklin Ike led the way with 19 points and 10 rebounds, Michael Eferberha added 16 points and nine boards and Cedric Click scored 13 points. GANESHA (71) Samudio 3, Tyus 2, Eferberha 16, Ike 19, Click 13, Reaves 7, Tolbert 2, Evans 9. SAN DIMAS (81) Greenlee 32, Small 20, Greenwade 10, Ferrera 2, Marshall 3, Mesropian 8, Smalley 6. Ganesha 15 11 23 22 -- 71 San Dimas 20 21 16 24 -- 81 Total fouls: G 17, SD 16. Fouled out: Ferrera (SD). Technical fouls: none.

Northview 57, Sierra Vista 40--SV--Armando Juarez 13, Jesse Mejia 9, Jose Vasquez 7, Albert Villagomez 7, Josh Gallegos 4, Northview--Khary Filer 6, Jamal Johnson 6, James Gavin 2, Martelo Nelson 20, Darrell Marasigan 14, Saul Hurtado 9.  SV--6   10  11  13 --40;  North--13  13  12  19--57.

Baldwin Park 61, South Hills 50--BP:  Enriq1ue Lopez 11, Andrew Lawson 9, Kris Lewis 16, Mark Flores 2, Geary Thompson 17, Cosmo Torres 2, Buu Tran 5;   SH--Clinton Thomas 2, Gabriel Milicor 8, Joaquin Baker 17, Matt Froid 15, Anthony Hernandez 2, Tyrell Tyler 2, Terrence Brooks 2, Fred Che 2.  BP--13  12  15   21--61;  SH--13  11  7  19--50;  BP 4-4, 1-1,  SH 4-6, 1-1.

Valley League

Pilibos 44, AGBU 38--AGBU --Shakian 4, Tamrazian 4, Haroutunian 10, Tegelcian 8, Shirinian 10, Ashekian 2;  Pilibos--Kacanjian 9, Dermindian 2, Tashdaain 5, Gerassoyan 2, Tashdjian 10, Haroun 3, Merzian 9, Kiladjian 2, Touloumdjian 2.   Pilibos 8-1, 2-0 in league.

Non-League

Bassett 68, Whitney 56-- Bassett was led by Burton with 15 and Cam with 12.  Withney had Polk 13, Tsai 15, and Son 13.

Bloomington Christian 69, Noli Indian School 27 -- Bloomington Christian opened the game with 23-0 run then cruised to a non-league victory over host Soboba Noli Indian. John Smith scored 29 points, grabbed 12 rebounds, and five steals to lead Bloomington Christian. BLOOMINGTON CHRISTIAN (69) -- Martin 5, Brown 10, Smith 29, Rollings 7, Llamas 4, Tate 7, Hawkins 7.  NOLI INDIAN (27) -- Williams 8, Resualoso 5, Morris 4, Cooke 5, Rodriguez 2, Swan 3.  Halftime score -- Bloomington Christian 32-6. Three-point goals -- Rollings, Hawkins, Williams 2, Resualoso, Cooke. Total fouls -- Bloomington Christian 5, Noli 15. Fouled out -- Williams. Records: Bloomington Christian 7-0, Noli Indian 0-1.

Burbank 64, Calabasas 50--Burbank --Frank Reed 8, Trent Cleveland 20, Arzumani 5, Flowers 22, Sheffield 6, Ngo 3;  Calabasas--Woodart 5, McDermott 2, Malatesta 3, J. Saunders 2, S. Saunders 2, Ahmadian 2, Justman 2, Holm 19, Shirali 7, Buford 4;   Calabasas 2-8.

California 92, Bellflower  --details not available

Damien 70, Don Lugo 59 --The Spartans held off the Conquistadores' comeback attempt to post the nonleague victory Aaron Garcia and Ralph David each scored 21 points, while Kevin Clark and Zack Phillips added 12 apiece for Damien (8-4). Clark led the Spartans with six rebounds. Don Lugo's Andy Galindo, who scored 11 points in the third quarter and 12 in the fourth, led all scorers with 28. Garet Hill scored 13 of his 15 points after halftime, when Damien led 34-18, and Kevin Plutko contributed 13 points.   Don Lugo pulled within 60-54 in the fourth quarter, but Damien put the game away by going 13-for-15 from the free-throw line in the final period. The Spartans took control in the first half, leading 34-18 at the midpoint, but Don Lugo climbed back to within six points in the fourth quarter before Damien put the game away. The Spartans made 13 of 15 free throws in the final period. Ralph David and Aaron Garcia led Damien with 21 points each and Kevin Clark added 12 points and six rebounds. Andy Galindo led the Conquistadores with 28 points.  DON LUGO (59) Galindo 28, Plutko 13, Baker 3, Hill 15, Amaya 0. DAMIEN (70) Clark 12, David 21, Buffum 2, Garcia 21, Daley 2, Phillips 12. Don Lugo 9 9 20 21 -- 59 Damien 15 19 14 22 -- 70 Total fouls: DL 13, D 11. Fouled out: none. Technical fouls: none.

Duarte 54, Gabrielino 46--Gab--Ernesto Ruiz 2, Ryan Carey 7, Oscar Ruiz 3, Jose Castro 4, Jeff Lim 11, Sean Carey 15, Marvin Garcia 4; Duarte-- Randal Greene 2, Nate Smith 6, Alton Preston 25, Ray Rogers 9, Hamzah El Amin 6, Jeff Tollette 6.  Gab--9   12  8  17--46;  Dua--10  10  16  18--54;  Gab 3-8;  duarte 3-4.

Fullerton 77, Mesrobian 21--Virgil Bobar had 23 points and 15 rebounds, Jimmy Gentry had six points and 15 rebounds and Phillip Gross and Brian Garcia scored 14 points each for the Indians (8-2). Mesrobian is 2-5. 

Garden Grove 53, El Modena 40--Steve Sosa had 14 points and Andy Scimeca hit three three-pointers and scored 13 points for visiting Garden Grove
(6-3).

Kilpatrick 68, Glendale Adventist 33--details not available.

La Serna 54, West Covina 46--details not available.

Linfield 67, Hamilton 32 --Matt Duarte scored a game-high 25 points to help Temecula Linfield defeat Anza Hamilton in a non-league game. HAMILTON (32) -- Renperia 4, Blanco 0, R.J. Davis 0, R.Davis 18, Mclentoch 3, Dewese 3, Yep 2, Anderson 2.  LINFIELD (67) -- Matt Duarte 25, Konning 0, Smith 3, Larson 17, Graham 17, Beckman 2, Mike Duarte 1, Altemose 2. Halftime score -- Linfield 35-14. Three-point goals -- none. Total fouls -- Hamilton 27, Linfield 20. Fouled out -- Koenig, Renteria. Records: Linfield 3-2.

Los Alamitos 61, Gahr 51(OT)--Mark Lotman made a game-tying three-point basket with less than a minute left in regulation, then made five of five free throws in overtime to help Los Alamitos to a 61-51 victory over Cerritos Gahr Thursday night at Gahr High.   DeShaun Jones had 16 points, Eddie Courtemarche had 13, Brian Rakusin had 11 points and Lotman finished with eight for Los Alamitos (5-5), which outscored Gahr, 12-2, in the overtime period.  LA--courtemarche 13, Whalley 5, Lottman 8, Martini 8, Yarger 2, Jones 16, Rakusin 11;  Gahr--Reed 20, Jackson 8, Claxton 7, Rhoane 6, Shipp 5, Coon 3, Acosta 2. 

Maranatha 55, Capistrano Valley Christian 41--Ross Skinner had 10 points for visiting Capistrano Valley Christian (4-6), which fell behind,
28-6, at halftime.

Millikan 74, Bolsa Grande 60-- Millikan had four players in double figures:    Coffield 13, Freeman 19, Spencer 10 and Moore 14;  others Anderson 4, Iler 4, Raitz 8, Lewis 2;  BG-- Omar Amaral had 8, Doan 11, T. Nguyen 7, Godinez 13, Chau 13, Visaychack 3, Ngo 5.

Monrovia 68, Charter Oak 57--Jermain Dixon had 7, Bryant Markson 24, Thomas Herring 11, Ryan O'Hara 7, Damien Hart 3, Richard Bourne 4, Steffon Barron 2, Kyn Wallick 10 for Monrovia.  For Charter Oak, Josh Baehr 11, Todd Harst 6, Sharif Elkhady 6, Jason Grisson 11, Nick Brown 23.  Charter Oak 7-3;  Monrovia 9-1.  Mon--21   20  6  21--68;  CO--6  10  22  19--57

San Gorgonio 80, Redlands East Valley 62 --   Visiting San Bernardino San Gorgonio made 21 of 25 free throws en route to a non-league victory. Tykie Harris scored 23 points, including 9 of 10 free throws, and Shaun Buckingham had a game-high 25 points, including 5 of 5 free throws, to lead the Spartans. REV trailed 17-11 after one quarter. Then the Spartans buried the Wildcats in the second quarter with a barrage of three-point shots and converted three-point plays.REV (3-9) lost its biggest player, 6-foot-5 Chris Brazleton to an injury in the second quarter, taking a knee in the ribs. The Spartans led 17-16 when they went on an 17-5 run to open up a 34-21 lead that the Wildcats couldn't recover from. The Spartans hit seven three-pointers in the first half to lead, 40-26. REV was led by Laviel Pickett's 17 points, 11 coming in the second half. Sean Buckingham's 27 points led the Spartans, who converted on 14-of-17 shots from the free throw line. SAN GORGONIO (80) -- Houston 10, Harris 23, White 3, Lewis 3, Leach 7, Daigle 3, Buckingham 25, Dowdy 6. REDLANDS EAST VALLEY (62) -- Vigil 3, Rogers 13, Pickett 15, Gannelli 9, Moses 2, Brazelton 4, Johnson 1, Lyles 6, Cooke 6, Builteman 3.  Halftime score -- San Gorgonio 40-26. Three-point goals -- Houston 2, Harris 2, White, Lewis, Daigle, Buckingham 2, Vigil, Rogers. Total fouls -- San Gorgonio 22, Redlands East Valley 21. Fouled out -- none.  Records: San Gorgonio 7-5, Redlands East Valley 3-9.

St. Bonaventure 59, rio Mesa 42--SB--Hertel 2, Saunders 18 and 16 rebounds, Dolinar 4, Tarin 10, DeSmidt 12, and 10 rebounds, and 4 blocks, Lewis 13, and 8 rebounds.   Rio--Robinson 2, Alorige 5, Moreno 15, Jazcano 2, McBride 10 Torrez 6.   SB--6-3,  RM--4-5.

St. Monica 79, Malibu 39--details not available

LA City Section

South Gate 60, Gardena 50--Gardena's scoring was not available;  South Gate scoring:  Castillo 14, Murillo 9, Castro 7, Maddox 10, I. Perez 6, Sanchez 12, R. Perez 2.

Tournament Games  Thursday 12/21/00

Arroyo Grande Tournament

Taft 72, Atascadero 42--Taft's Steve Smith had 29 points, 17 rebounds and four steals in the Toreadors' 72-42 rout of Atascadero in the Arroyo Grande tournament. Mustafa Asghari added 14 points, five steals and five assists for Taft (7-2).

Ocean View 59, San Luis Obispo 47--Torin Beeler had 23 points and 10 rebounds, Marques Crane added 13 points and Kevin Chow had six assists for the sixth-ranked Seahawks (6-1), who made only four of 20 free throws. Ocean View plays Los Angeles Taft in tonight's semifinal. San Luis Obispo is 4-3. 

Silverado 62, Templeton 50

Arroyo Grande 59, Camarillo 42

Calvary Chapel Downey Grizzly Classic Tournament

Brentwood 72, Whittier Christian 47--Whittier Christian's Bret Johnson scored 14 points before fouling out in the pool-play game, but Brentwood got the victory in the final round of pool play by outscoring Whittier Christian 43-24 in the first half.   Frank Sanchez and Zach Underwood each had nine points for Whittier Christian. WC--1-8. 

Western Christian 57, La Puente 41--No details available.

Calvary Chapel Downey 99, Mary Star 59--CC Downey jumped out to a 27-16 first quarter lead and stretched that to 50-32 at the end of the first quarter.  Jack Kalmeta scored 17 points and Chris Cosgrove and Adrian Navarro both finished with 10 points for Mary Star (2-9).  Downey scoring:  Shuler 7, Robinson 2, Henderson 17, Drisdom 15, Orr 4, James 23, M. James 14, Grace 9, Grider 8.  MS scoring: Cosgrove 4, Ibarro 10, Mannino 9, Kalmeta 17, Phillips 4, Tomic 2, Vidovich 7.

Brethren Christian 59, St. Anthony 47-- St. A--Arizabal 10, Cerino 12, Dominguez 10, Taliauili 7, Watson 8;  BC:  Cooley 17, Brown 12, Green 1, MacDonald 6, Painter 9, King 14.  ST--14  9  13 11--47;  BC  6  20   16  17--59.  BC 2-6;  SA 4-4.

City of Palms Classic (Ft. Meyers, Florida)

Westchester 87, Kathleen 77--Hassan Adams had 19 points, seven rebounds and three steals as the Comets (8-0) won their quarterfinal game. Keith Everage had 16 points and 10 rebounds. Brandon Heath added 12 and Ashanti Cook had 11 for Westchester.

Hemet-West Valley Mustang Shootout Tournament

Palm Desert 62, Valley View 58 (OT) --Palm Desert scored an impressive 62-58 overtime victory over Valley View. Despite numerous players fighting the flu and two starters fouling out late the game, the Aztecs overcame adversity to win. The Aztecs (7-2) led 28-21 at the half, but Valley View battled back to tie it at 51-all with one second to go to send it to overtime. Donald Brady (team-high 18 points) scored four points in the OT and Josh Zazulia hit four free throws (to finish with 14 points) to ice the victory. Steven Henry contributed with 10 points and six rebounds, while Dionte Harris pulled down seven boards. Palm Desert will face Beaumont Dec. 27 at West Valley (2:30 p.m.) in the next round of the tournament. Four free throws by Palm Desert's Josh Zazulia helped give the Aztecs an overtime victory in the first round of the Mustang Shootout at Hemet. Moreno Valley Valley View, which never led in regulation, tied the scored on a layup by Mike Thompson at the buzzer. Palm Desert made eight free throws in overtime. Valley View's Chris Duffy had 18 rebounds and 14 points.   Palm Desert 62, Valley View 58  PALM DESERT (62) -- Brady 18, Zazulia 14, Henry 8, Bohm 6, Harris 6, Smith 5, Alexander 3, McQuillen 2.  VALLEY VIEW (58) -- Duffy 14, Cacho 7, Castille 7, McCaan 7, Thompson 7, Somerville 8, Rogers 3, Hayes 2, Daffron 2, Bradley 1. Halftime score -- Palm Desert 28-21. Regulation score -- 51-51. Three-point goals -- Brady 2, Alexander, Cacho, Rogers, McCaan. Total fouls -- Palm Desert 22, Valley View 20. Fouled out -- Smith, Henry. Records: Valley View 3-7, Palm Desert 7-2.  

Cathedral City 77, Big Bear 41--Gerald DeVance, Jeff Lambert, Paul Heredia and Thomas Shewmake all celebrated their 50th victory as members of the Lions’ varsity with Thursday’s victory at the Mustang Shootout. Shewmake led Cathedral City (8-2) with 16 points, while DeVance added 15 and Heredia chipped in 14. Lambert collected seven. The Lions play Dec. 27 against Temescal Canyon at West Valley (1 p.m.) in the next round of the tournament. Cathedral City used a 24-5 run in the second quarter to win a first-round game of the Mustang Shootout at Hemet. Junior center Thomas Shewmake led the Lions with 16 points. Senior guard Gerald DeVance scored 15 points for Cathedral City, and senior forward Paul Heredia added 14. The Lions made 10 three-pointers. Cathedral City plays Lake Elsinore Temescal Canyon in the second round next Wednesday at 1 p.m. CATHEDRAL CITY (77) -- Shewmake 16, DeVance 15, Heredia 14, Flores 10, Matthews 5, Lambert 7, Gray 4, Brown 2, Villela 2, Lewis 2. BIG BEAR (41) -- Crider 13, Zuidena 9, Foulkes 11, Ortiz 2, Seevers 5, Anderson 1. Halftime score -- Cathedral City 35-20. Three-point goals -- Crider 3, DeVance 3, Heredia 3, Flores 2, Zuidena, Lambert, Matthews. Total fouls -- Cathedral City 19, Big Bear 10. Records: Cathedral City 8-2, Big Bear 3-5.

Temescal Canyon 85, Ramona 45-- Lake Elsinore Temescal Canyon opened with an 11-0 run on the way to a first-round victory of the Mustang Shootout in Hemet. Temescal Canyon senior guard Kris Maxey (22 points) led of group of five players in double figures. Bob Cleary, Joe Roberson and Daniel Zarbok added 13 points apiece. Riverside Ramona, which reached the championship game last year, plays Big Bear next Wednesday at 10 a.m.TEMESCAL CANYON (85) -- Maxey 22, Cleary 13, Roberson 13, Zarbok 13, Wing 2, Peterson 12, Ellenwood 5, Williams 3, Garrett 2. RAMONA (45) -- Fletcher 14, Lewis 10, Carr 9, Llerma 2, Downey 0, Alex 4, Mosqueda 4, Valentine 2.  Halftime score -- Temescal Canyon 40-23. Three-point goals -- Williams, Lewis, Fletcher. Total fouls -- Temescal Canyon 10, Ramona 19. Technical fouls -- Ramona coach Matt Howell. Records: Temescal Canyon 8-2, Ramona 5-6.

Rubidoux 65, Indio 44--Rubidoux scored the first 10 points of the game and never let up in a first-round, pool-play of the Mustang Shootout at Hemet West Valley. Five players scored in double figures for the Falcons. Indio didn't score a field goal until the second quarter, when it started working the ball inside to Earl Isaacson, who finished with a game-high 16 points. Durel Williams led Rubidoux with 13 points. Rubidoux plays Riverside Poly next Wednesday in the second round. Earl Isaacson registered 16 points for Indio, but the Rajahs (2-7) fell short in the first round of the Mustang Shootout.  Rodney King contributed four points with 11 rebounds. Jacob Roberson and Andres Nieto turned in a solid defensive performance. INDIO (47) -- Roberson 1, A. Lopez 2, Martinez 6, Wilson 5, M. Lopez 4, Nieto 2, King 4, Cruz 7, Isaacson 16. RUBIDOUX (65) -- Meadows 2, Williams 13, Owens 12, Walker 11, Lopez 3, Murcio 10, Hemmings 12, Green 2. Halftime score -- Rubidoux 38-18. Three-point goals -- Martinez, Wilson, Murcio 2. Total fouls -- Indio 17, Rubidoux 16. Fouled out -- none. Technical fouls -- Indio bench 2. Records: Indio 2-7, Rubidoux 9-3

West Valley 62, Palm Springs 41 --Hemet West Valley avenged an early-season loss to Palm Springs with a convincing 62-41 victory in the opening round of the Mustang Shootout. PALM SPRINGS (41) -- Johnson 9, Harris 2, Barton 8, Greer 13, Crawford 2, Whitted 4, Dahlin 3. WEST VALLEY (62) -- Alvarez 3, Nevarez 8, Williams 8, Lebaron 2, Roquemore 5, Pierce 20, Davis 12, Washington 4. Halftime score -- West Valley 31-15. Three-point goals -- Johnson, Whitted, Nevarez 2, Williams, Pierce. Fouled out -- Berry (PS). Technical fouls -- Berry. Records: West Valley 4-6, Palm Springs 3-5.

Temecula Valley 94, Yucca Valley 44 --Brandon Menancio scored 13 points and hit three three-pointers to lead a Temecula Valley offense that had 13 players score in a first-round game of the Mustang Shootout. The Golden Bears had a 12-2 run in the second period and outscored the Trojans 29-7 in the third quarter. Brandon Budd led Yucca Valley with 11 points. Temecula Valley plays Hemet West Valley Wednesday in the second round.   TEMECULA VALLEY (94) -- Parks 3, Segismar 4, Menancio 13, Hodge 10, Combs 1, Green 14, Cooper 8, Louis 12, Shepherd 4, Watson 8, Palmer 4, Badue 2, Forrest 11. YUCCA VALLEY (44) -- Hughes 6, Faller 3, McPeek 5, Weller 3, Claud 2, B. Budd 11, Brawer 8, T. Budd 4, Gorski 2. Halftime score -- Temecula 41-27. Three-point goals -- Menancio 3, Green, Louis 2, Shepherd, Hughes, Faller, B. Budd, Brawer 2. Total fouls -- Temecula 19, Yucca 22. Fouled out --none. Records: Temecula 6-5, Yucca Valley 2-7.

Irvine World News Tournament

Woodbridge 50, Diamond Bar 39--The Brahmas couldn't overcome foul trouble to center Mark Jecmen, falling in the quarterfinals of the Irvine World News Basketball Classic. Jecmen sat out most of the game with foul trouble and finished with four points. Robert Haney led Diamond Bar (4-4) with 12 points.

La Canada Tournament

Bishop Montgomery 72, La Canada 49--Derrick Craven and brother Errick Craven combined to score 36 points to lead the Knights (6-1) in the semifinal game. DeVaughn Peace finished with 12 points and Fred Washington added 11 for Bishop Montgomery, which will play Pasadena Muir in the final Saturday at 7:30 p.m. at La Canada High. The first half ended with Bishop Montgomery leading by 8.  La Canada senior guard Jordan Ballard finished with a team-high 15 points, but Bishop Montgomery was pretty overwhelming and even though the Knights (6-1) didn't lead La Canada (7-2) by more than 8 in the first half,  but in the second half, Errick and Derrick Craven just really went to work, outscoring the Spartans, 15-11 in the third period and then 21-10 in the fourth. The USC-bound 6-foot-2 Craven twins, not surprisingly, paced Bishop Montgomery, which faces Muir for the tournament championship Saturday at 7:30 p.m.  Errick got a game-high 20 points, in addition to seven rebounds and four steals. Derrick came away with 16 points and eight rebounds.  And they received help from DeVaughn Peace, who had 12, and Fred Washington, who had 11.   La Canada will now play in the third-place game against Moorpark at 6 p.m. Saturday while Bishop  Montgomery will play in the championship game at 7:30 p.m.  La Canada 16 12 11 10 -- 49  Bishop Montgomery 16 18 15 23 -- 72 BISHOP MONTGOMERY -- E. Craven 20, D. Craven 16, D. Peace 12, D'Oyen 5, Lee 2, Washington 11, B. Peace 4, Dodd 2.   Three-pointers: none.  LA CANADA -- Ballard 15, Hofman 7, Neyland 3, Swenson 2, Gaudino 3, Moore 6, Kim 5, Turley 6, Naples 2.  Three-pointers: Ballard 2, Hofman, Neyland, Kim.

Consolation Games

St. George (Canada) 56, Verdugo Hills 47--Leon Usher's 16 points weren't enough for Verdugo Hills of Tujunga, which dropped a 56-47 decision to St. George of British Columbia at the La Canada tournament. Daniel Dingman had 15 for the Dons (1-10).  In the 10-year span of the tournament only three teams from America have fallen to a squad from Canada.  On Thursday, Verdugo Hills was added to the list. The Saints (6-6) also beat Schurr High from Montebello, 56-53, this past Wednesday, making it twice in one year that US teams have lost. Don sophomore forward Daniel Dingman was the only other player in double digits with 15 points and a game-high nine rebounds.  Verdugo Hills 11 10 12 14 -- 47  St. George's 13 14 10 19 -- 56   Verdugo Hills -- Usher 16, Dingman 15 and 9 rebounds, Castro 8, Macauley 4, Perales 2, Guplian 2.  Three-pointers: Dingman 3.  St. George's -- McDonald 19, McKeen 10 and 8 rebouds, Mezheritsky 6, Jolly 5, Hallaran 4, Pyo 3, Nicholson 3, Smith 2, Jenkins 2, MacDonald 2.  Three-pointers: McDonald 3, Jolly.

Glendale 70, Bonita Vista (San Diego) 56--Glendale (4-5) turned the ball over 13 times in the first half, and most of its 30 points came on an occasional breakdown by Bonita Vista, which allowed the Nitros to get easy lay-ups.  But in the second half, Glendale made the right adjustments against the full-court press. The Nitros turned the ball over just seven times and shot 18 of 30 from the field (60%). The odds didn't favor Glendale either in the second half, as two starters fouled out. Center Isa Hall picked up his fifth foul midway through the third quarter and go-to guard Riley Van Patten picked No. 5 half way through the fourth.  Fortunately for the Nitros, Varooj Karibyan and Hermie Nicholas rose to the challenge. The third quarter belonged to Karibyan, as the senior scored 11 of Glendale's 20 points in the quarter.  The Nitros shot nine of 13 in the quarter and led by as much as, 47-38. On the other hand, Bonita Vista (1-5) had a complete breakdown, shooting four of 23. The Barons finished the night shooting 18 of 69 (26%).  Leading, 50-44, entering the fourth, it was Nicholas' turn to do some damage, and the junior guard did just that. Coming off the bench, he scored 11 of his 13 points in the quarter, eight of those coming after the Barons cut the lead to 55-52. Glendale also got clutch baskets from Karibyan, Hugo Guerrero and Tadeh Abed to blow the game open late, scoring seven unanswered to end the contest. The 7-0 run was part of a 15-4 spurt during the final five minutes.  Karibyan finished with a team-high 17 points, Guerrero had 16 and Abed chipped in with 11 as four Nitros had double figures in points. Van Patten almost joined the quartet, as he finished with nine, seven coming in the first quarter. Bonita Vista 14 17 13 12 -- 56  Glendale 15 15 20 20 -- 70  BONITA VISTA -- Palacio 7 and 8 rebounds, Dominguez 5, Ortega-Endahl 5, Stephens 16, Jensen 18 and 10 rebounds, Villegas 2, Brooks 3.  Three-pointers: Stephens 2, Dominguez.   GLENDALE -- Abed 11, Van Patten 9 and 7 rebounds, Karibyan 17, Guerrero 16 and 8 rebounds, Hall 2, Nicholas 13, Calton 2.  Three-pointers: Karibyan 2, Abed, Van Patten, Nicholas. 

Army/Navy 71, Burnett 54

Lahainaluna (Maui) Tournament

Snoqualmie (Wash.) Mt. Si 71, Chaminade 62--Marcus Everett and Scott Borchart each scored 10 points for Chaminade (4-3) in a semifinal of the Lahainaluna tournament in Maui.

Orangewood Academy Tournament

Championship

Orangewood Academy 80, La Sierra Academy 66--Mike Mitchell scored 23 points as the Spartans won the championship game of their own tournament.

Third Place

Escondido Adventist Academy 61, Murrieta Calvary Chapel 53 --Senior forward Brandon Birchall scored 20 points, including four three-pointers, but Murrieta Calvary Chapel fell to Escondido Adventist in the Orangewood Academy Tournament in Garden Grove. Escondido Adventist outscored the Warriors 17-6 in the third quarter to take a 44-30 lead. Jon Kerstetter led Escondido Adventist with 23 points. MURRIETA CALVARY CHAPEL (53) -- Wilkerson 12, Evans 10, Denny 4, Gausepohl 4, Birchall 20, Privett 2, Spousta 1. ESCONDIDO ADVENTIST (61) -- Kerstetter 23, Stephens 9, Phillips 13, Segura 2, Knutson 14.   Halftime score -- Escondido Adventist 27-24. Three-point goals -- Evans, Birchall 4, Kerstetter 1, Stephens 1, Phillips 3. Total fouls -- Murrieta Calvary Chapel 14, Escondido Adventist 13. Records: Calvary Chapel is 6-5.

Pacific Open (LA Jordan)  Tournament

Holllywood 84, Foshay 69--details not available

Lincoln 75, USC Mast 45--details not available

Jordan 62, Manual Arts 54--details not available

Salesian Tournament

St. John Bosco 82, Salesian 58--Gio St. Amant had 20 point for SJB and Donald Quiroz had 14, Lane 15 and Reynaga 10.  Salesian was led by Hernandez with 21 and Zamudio with 16.

San Bernardino Shootout

Rim of the World 64, Arrowhead Christian 63--Scott Creswell made a driving layup with six seconds left as Lake Arrowhead Rim of the World held on to defeat Redlands Arrowhead Christian in the second round of pool play at the San Bernardino Shootout. Adam Dohner had a game-high 25 points to lead Redlands Arrowhead Christian. RIM OF THE WORLD (64) -- George 25, Urbina 12, Creswell 11, Rattet 11, Oliver 5.  ARROWHEAD CHRISTIAN (63) -- Dohner 25, Goltry 16, Becerra 12, Britt 4, Greene 3, Breckley 3. Halftime score -- Rim of the World 33-29. Three-point goals -- George, Oliver, Rattet, Dohner 3, Becerra 2. Total fouls -- Rim of the World 25, Arrowhead Christian 12. Fouled out -- George, Breckley. Records: Rim 4-4, Arrowhead Christian 4-2.

San Bernardino 64, Coachella Valley 55--Arturo Lomeli scored 19 points in a losing effort Thursday night.

San Marcos Tournament

Amador Valley 60, San Marcos 50--The smaller Royals started out hitting five straight 3-pointers, but finished just 6-of-23 from the 3-point line for the game, going 0-for after Aaron Mercer drilled his third trey early in the second quarter. Amador Valley improved to 7-1 and moved into the championship game against Burroughs of Burbank on Friday night. San Marcos will play Thunderbird for third. San Marcos dropped to 4-3.  Amador took advantage of the Royals' lack of size in the first half, outscoring San Marcos 17-6 in the second quarter to take a 36-27 lead. Six-foot-five sophomore Thomas Juillerat backed up a 29-point performance on Wednesday with 14 points and nine rebounds in the first half. None of the points came from outside four feet. The Dons also were able to break the Royals' press most of the time, with Keama Feamster (13 points) and Steve White (10) frequently winding through the lane to score. The Royals had the Dons in the bonus before the end of the third quarter and made 15 of their 17 trips to the line in the second half. Juillerat finished with 15 points and 12 rebounds to lead the Dons. Mercer led all scorers with 18 points and also had six rebounds. Asher Kupperman had 13 points and six assists while Drew Spaventa added 11 points. AMADOR VALLEY -- Feamster 13, Gunson 10, Juillerat 15, Rising 6, Westlund 2, S. White 15. Totals 22 16-23 60.  SAN MARCOS -- Kupperman 13, Carlsen 2, Spaventa 11, Hopkins 3, Fortune 4, Mercer 17. Totals 18 8-17 50. Amador Valley . . . 19 17 9 15 -- 60   San Marcos . . . 21 6 8 15 -- 50 3-point goals--SM 6 (Mercer 3, Spaventa 2, Hopkins). Total fouls--AV 16, Sm 18. Fouled out--Gunson (1:57). Technical foul--SM coach

Burroughs 45, Phoenix-Thunderbird 44--Keith Jarbo sank two free throws with three seconds left to give Burroughs, 2-6, a win over Thunderbird, 7-4.Jarbo led the Indians with 18 points while Kyle Feuerbach led Thunderbird with 15.

Vintage67, Santa Ynez 41--In a battle of wine-producing regions, Napa had the last word as it won the consolation round game handily.  There was no whining from Santa Ynez, though. Vintage may have had a slight break due to scheduling. It lost the early game Wednesday while Santa Ynez played in the late game and had to travel home and back. Matt McKinney led the Pirates with 19 points. Santa Ynez plays Bishop Union for seventh place  VINTAGE -- Skillings 4, Taylor 14, Korsmo 7, Harold 2, Stevens 2, Hott 14, Ploch 20, Knight 3. Totals 21 10-21 67. SANTA YNEZ -- Bratcher 1, Herthel 1, Wooten 1, McKinney 19, Billings 10, Richman 6, Albrecht 3. Totals 14 9-18 41. Vintage . . . 21 16 13 17 -- 67  Santa Ynez . . . 4 15 18 4 -- 41 3-point goals--V 5 (Taylor 2, Korsma 1, Hott 2). SY 4 (McKinney 1, Billings 3). Total fouls--V 17, SY 20. Fouled out--Wooten. Record--SY 5-6.

Cajon 75, Bishop Union 35 --Donovan Morris scored 17 to lead Cajon, which plays Vintage for the consolation title.

Shorewood Holiday Shootout (Washington)

Pool Play
Newport Harbor 55, Shorewood 51
-- Newport Harbor High senior Aaron Yarnal scored nine of his 20 points in the fourth quarter, including 6 of 6 from the free-throw line, to help visiting Newport Harbor win the first of three boys basketball pool-play games, 55-51, over host Shorewood High in the Shorewood Holiday Shootout Thursday.  Harbor junior Tony Melum added a game-high 22 for the winners (10-3), who meet Arlington High from Washington tonight at 6.  Steve Young added five points and Jamie Diefenbach 4.    Newport Harbor 15 16 11 13 - 55 Shorewood 17 10 10 14 - 51  Newport Harbor - Melum 22, Yarnal 20, Young 5, Diefenbach 4, Cameron 2, Perrine 1, Peterson 1, Spigner 0, Pajevic 0.  3-pt. goals - Yarnal 2, Young 1, Melum 1. Fouled out - Perrine.  Technicals - None.  Shorewood - Krismunando 19, Butterfield 11, Krisjanson 6, Tutmarc 5, Tikka 4, Smith 4, Glenn 2.  3-pt. goals - Krismunando 5, Butterfield 1.  Fouled out - None.  Technicals - None. 

Trabuco Hills Reebok Holiday Classic

Pool play

Santa Margarita 58, Chadwick 31-- Brandon Rohe had 16 points, Lenny Collins 12 and Travis Smith had 10 points for Santa Margarita, which faces Laguna Hills in a semifinal game tonight.  Mike Reich had 15 points and Peter McCaslin had 11 points, but the Dolphins (4-6) lost the pool-play game.

Trabuco Hills 73, Glendale Hoover 63--James Webster had 12 points, eight rebounds and eight assists to lead the Mustangs (7-3) to a pool-play win.  John Kupper and Aaron Tudor each had 12 points.

AB Miller 72, Costa Mesa 68 -- --Down by 13 points after three quarters, Costa Mesa rallied with 29 fourth-quarter points, only to fall short. Jun Gandia had 20 points for the Mustangs in the pool-play game. Costa Mesa (4-4) scored 51 of its 68 points on 17 three-pointers. Senior Jun Gandia led the outside attack with six treys en route to a career-high 20 points. Junior David Conte (four three-pointers) chipped in with 14 points, while Chad Vakili (three treys) added 13 points.  Costa Mesa's outside shooting barrage did not reach a white-hot level right away and the Rebels (8-1) took advantage, outrunning, outshooting and outplaying the Mustangs.  Miller slammed the pace of the game into overdrive and beat Costa Mesa down the floor for a number of easy baskets and a 13-point first-quarter advantage.  The second quarter wasn't much better as the Rebels' lead grew to as high as 15 points. The Mustangs made only nine shots in the first half, but eight of those baskets were from beyond the arc as the Rebels' lead was cut to only 10 at the half. The Rebels tried to send Costa Mesa to the canvas with a 12-0 run and built the led to 20, but the Mustangs continued to reign long bombs and trail ed by only 13 after three quarters.  Costa Mesa opened the fourth quarter with a 12-6 run to trail by only seven with 4:34 remaining.  The Mustangs got as close as five, but the Rebels managed to hit 8 of 9 from the free-throw line down the stretch to hang on. A three-pointer at the buzzer cut the final deficit to four.  Costa Mesa 11 17 11 29 - 68 A.B. Miller 21 17 14 20 - 72  Costa Mesa - Conte 14, Krikorian 6, Gandia 20, Whittaker 3, Cabico 3, Vakili 13, Payne 6, Fregoso 2, Millward 1, Amburgey 0, Biggio 0. 3 pt. goals - Gandia 6, Conte 4, Vakili 3, Krikorian 2, Whittaker 1, Cabico 1. Fouled out - None.  A.B. Miller - Ramirez 20, Ward 12, Taylor 13, Berry 2, Michel 6, Kingsland 6, Scott 13.  3 pt. goals - Ramirez 1, Taylor 1.  Fouled out - None.

Carson 67, Stockdale (Bakersfield) 59 --Carson's Ekene Ibekwe had 16 points and 11 rebounds to lead five Colts scorers in double figures as Carson beat Bakersfield Stockdale, 67-59, to advance to the semifinals of the Trabuco Hills Tournament. Samuel Hill had 12 points on four 3-pointers and Errol Jackson added 11 points for Carson (6-2). Lamont Peters and Chris Thomas each scored 10.

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