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CIF-SS Boys I-AA Bracket Updated:
First Round Results & Details--(Feb 18, 2001)

Here's what happened in this division on Friday night, February 16:

Division 1AA
First round

El Toro 67, Moreno Valley 42
San Gorgonio 79, San Gabriel 56
Murrieta Valley 63, Redlands 57 (Thursday)
University 84, Palmdale 65
Cajon 65, West Covina 48
Mission Viejo 61, Jurupa Valley 41
Camarillo 65, Quartz Hill 64
Thousand Oaks 77, Hart 62
Crescenta Valley 72, Marina 61
JW North 64, Colton 61
San Clemente 49, Westminister 42
Silverado 66, Rancho Verde 62
Warren 65, Righetti 46
Loyola 83, Valencia 67
Montebello 62, Aliso Niguel 47
Glendora 66, Nogales 46

First round games
February 16
  Second Round
Feb. 20
  Quarterfinals
Feb. 23
  Semifinals
Feb. 27
Alternate Site
  Finals
March 3
The Pond
Upper Half of Bracket        
Moreno Valley @ El Toro El Toro
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San Gorgonio
     
San Gorgonio @ San Gabriel
Redlands @ Murrieta Valley Murrieta Valley
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University
Palmdale @ University
West Covina @ Cajon Cajon
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Mission Viejo
 
Mission Viejo @ Jurupa Valley
Camarillo @ Quartz Hill Thousand Oaks
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Camarillo
Hart @ Thousand Oaks
Lower Half of Bracket      
Marina @ Crescenta Valley JW North
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Crescenta Valley
   
Colton @ JW North
San Clemente @ Westminster Silverado
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San Clemente
Rancho Verde @ Silverado
Righetti @ Warren Warren
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Loyola
 
Loyola @ Valencia V
Aliso Niguel @ Montebello Glendora
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Montebello
Nogales @ Glendora

El Toro 67, Moreno Valley 42 --Matt Green scored 22 points and grabbed 14 rebounds as the Chargers (24-3) rolled past the visiting Vikings (14-13). Ashkan Nazeri scored 16 points and Chris Parish added 12 (all from three-point range) for El Toro, which will play at San Gorgonio in the second round Tuesday.

San Gorgonio 79, San Gabriel 56--The Spartans made five three-pointers and went on a 20-2 run in the third quarter to break the game open after the Matadors had cut the deficit to three points. Tuan Tien led San Gabriel with a game-high 24 points. J.R. Canizal scored nine.

Murrieta Valley 63, Redlands 57 (Thursday)

University 84, Palmdale 65--Jason Garey scored 33 points with five rebounds and Hiro Cristoph added 13 points to lead the Trojans past the Falcons in a first-round Division I-AA game at University. Garey set a Orange County playoff record by making 11 of his team's 17 3-pointers in the game. University is one 3-point basket away from the all-time CIF record of 294 in a season. The Falcons (12-15) were able to stay close for three quarters even though they had 22 turnovers and missed 15 free throws. Jason Chambers stole a pass at mid-court and took it in for a lay up midway through the fourth quarter to bring Palmdale to within six points, 59-53. University (16-10) proceeded to score nine straight points behind three consecutive 3-pointers by Garey. Chambers ended the game two assists shy of a triple double with 15 points, 12 rebounds and eight assists. David Hall added 18 points and 12 rebounds for the Falcons. Garey has 139 three-pointers this season, breaking the county record of 131 set by Mater Dei's Clay McKnight in the 1994-95 season. He also tied the county record for most threes in a game.

Cajon 65, West Covina 48 -- Cajon picked up the I-AA win on Friday night over West covina behind Junior 6-3 forward Donovan Morris' 18 points and 14 rebounds to lead the Cowboys (20-6), who held a double-digit lead for most of the game.  Larry Dew had 16 points and was 6-of-8 from the free-throw line in the victory, while senior Mike De Arman had 12 points. The only time Cajon had any trouble was in the fourth quarter when it turned the ball over 13 times, allowing the Bulldogs to score eight consecutive points and cut the lead to five.  Cajon, which share the San Andreas League title with Pacific this season, will play Jurupa Valley on Tuesday. WEST COVINA (48) -- La Bomme 20, Jinna 4, Goree 9, McIntosh 10, Yip 2, Yeung 3.  CAJON (65) -- Morris 22, Porter 4, De Arman 12, Silvas 2, Payne 10, Dew 15. Halftime score -- Cajon 34-20. Three-point goals -- Morris, Porter, Yeung, McIntosh 3, La Bomme 2. Total fouls -- West Covina 13, Cajon 12. Fouled out -- none. Technical fouls -- none.  Records: West Covina 11-15, Cajon 20-6.

Mission Viejo 61, Jurupa Valley 41 -- Former Corona player Mykel Valentine led Mission Viejo with 16 points to ruin Jurupa Valley's first playoff home game. Mission Viejo led throughout, though Jurupa Valley closed within 30-26 with 2:30 left in the half. Seniors Josh Lozano and Kevin Barber led the Jaguars with 14 and 13 points, respectively.  MISSION VIEJO (61) -- Valentine 16, Niesen 13, Engstrom 9, Villanueva 2, Cole 10, Hanson 5, Fleskaski 2, Miller 2, Dayton 2. JURUPA VALLEY (41) -- Lozano 14, Frias 3, West 6, Brito 3, Barber 13, Zucca 2.   Halftime score -- Mission Viejo 39-27. Three-point goals -- Valentine 4, Frias, West, Brito. Total fouls -- Mission Viejo 18, Jurupa Valley 15. Fouled out -- none.   Records: Jurupa Valley 13-14, Mission Viejo 17-10.

Camarillo 65, Quartz Hill 64--Ian Caldwell hit a 3-pointer with 18 seconds remaining in the game to lift Camarillo (15-13) to an upset victory over Quartz Hill in a Division I-AA game at Quartz Hill.   Camarillo closed the game with a 15-0 run, highlighted by a pair of Derek Rasp 3-pointers that helped erase a 16-point halftime deficit. Rasp, Caldwell, Brad Boyer and Jared Jungwirth all scored in double figures for the Scorpions, whose outside shooting helped them overcome Quartz Hill's zone defense.  Tony Johnson led Quartz Hill with 25 points, including 12 in the second quarter, but missed a driving lay up that would've given the Rebels' the lead on their final possession.  The Rebels' (17-7) were forced to play without junior guard Mychael Williams, the team's second leading scorer. Williams was at the hospital after suffering a knee injury at school. Camarillo (15-13) hit 13 3-pointers in its first round win over Quartz Hill (17-7). Derek Rasp and Brad Boyer each scored 18 points for Camarillo. Rasp hit six 3-pointers and Boyer hit four.  Tony Johnson had a game high 25 points for Quartz Hill, but it wasn't enough. Camarillo (65) — Boyer 18, Rasp 18, Caldwell 11, Jungwirth 15, Wallman 3. Quartz Hill (64) — Porter 19, T. Johnson 25, Drake 10, A. Johnson 2, Harrell 2, Lankford 6.  Cam--11  13   17  24--65;  QH--15  25  9  15--64; 3-Point goals — Camarillo 13 (Rasp 6, Boyer 4, Caldwell 2, Jungwirth). Quartz Hill 7 (T. Johnson 3, Lankford 2, Porter, Drake). Records — Camarillo 15-13, Quartz Hill 17-7.

Thousand Oaks 77, Hart 62--The Lancers (21-5) are seeded fourth in the I-AA bracket and managed to easily beat Hart on Friday in the first round game as Ben Olson scored a game high 27 points, 20 in the first half including four 3 pointers. Kyle Kegely scored 18 for Thousand Oaks  Thousand Oaks advances to play Camarillo in Tuesday's second round. Hart finishes 12-15.  Thousand Oaks took the lead for good by breaking away from a tie at 17 with a 13-point run, six of those coming on a pair of 3-pointers by Olson, the 6-foot-5 forward who had five 3-pointers overall.   Paul Hanges led Hart with 17 points. Eric Foster and Dylan Patterson each scored 12.  Hart (62) — Lachman 9, Patterson 12, Walker 0, Foster 12, Hanges 17, Lewis 0, Espiritu 0, Kavanaugh 0, French 2, Caravalho 3, Hilmo 5, Frome 2. Totals 62. Thousand Oaks (77) — Anderson 6, Rex 5, Kegley 18, Olson 27, Myers 8, Mihalsky 4, Mossman 0, Grosslight 3, Sangalang 0, Arrechea 6, Handlos 0, Zary 0, Mazza 0. Totals 77.  Hart--17  7  20  18--62;  TO--23  13   15  26--77; 3-Point goals — Hart 4-11 (Hanges 3-8, Lachman 1-1, Espiritu 0-1, Foster 0-1), Thousand Oaks 9-27 (Olson 5-9, Kegley 2-6, Rex 1-5, Myers 1-4, Mihalsy 0-2, Anderson 0-1, Arrechea 0-1). Fouled out — Patterson. Rebounds — Hart 44 (Patterson 12), Thousand Oaks 28 (Olson 10). Assists — Hart 4 (Frome 2), Thousand Oaks 17 (Rex 5). Total fouls — Hart 20, Thousand Oaks 20. Team records — Hart 12-15, Thousand Oaks 21-5.

Crescenta Valley 72, Marina 61--The Falcon's Chris Tarne scored 24 points -- 18 in the first half -- as CV won easily, 72-61, at CV. The Falcons will now face the winner of Colton and J.W. North at 7:30 p.m. on Tuesday at a site to be determined. CV (21-6) led just, 15-14, after one quarter, but Smiley's squad used an 18-0 run in the second to blow the game open.  Tarne scored 12 points in the run, including two three-pointers. Another Falcon that had a big night was Goffredo, playing in his first game since Feb. 2 after battling mononucleosis. The sophomore scored his season average of 19 points. Marina (11-17) was led by James Lambert and Beau Brown. Lambert scored 16 and Brown added 14, but the two had just 10 in the fist half as the Vikings trailed, 40-26.  Marina 14 12 13 22 -- 61 CV 15 25 19 13 -- 72 MARINA -- Brown 14, Kiemle 4, Lambert 16 and 9 rebounds, Riley 9, DeLuca 8, Diecidue 4, Garamitaro 6. Three-pointers: Brown 2, Lambert 2, Garamitaro. CV -- Goffredo 19, Tarne 24, Luansing 3, Kang 2, Jenkins 13 and 7 rebounds, Kula 4 and 10 rebounds, Cooper 4, Pari 1, Von Schmausen 1, DerMugerdichian 1.  Three-pointers: Tarne 4, Goffredo, Luansing

JW North 64, Colton 61 -- Isaiah Bryant made two free throws with less then a minute to play to give North a three-point lead, and Kenny Mgbeke came up with a steal to give North the victory in a first-round Division I-AA game.COLTON (61) -- Sorenson 2, Vingua 5, Jones 18, Wilcox 8, Pinkney 28. NORTH (64) -- Wynn 21, Mgbeke 5, Aubert 6, Bryant 4, Washington 13, Dodson 15, Halftime score -- Colton 33-29. Three-point goals -- Vingua, Jones, Pinkney, Wynn 5, Mgbeke. Total fouls -- Colton 14, North 11. Fouled out -- none. Technical fouls -- none. Records: Colton 13-13, North 14-11.

San Clemente 49, Westminster 42--A 7-0 run in the final two minutes helped propel San Clemente to a 49-42 victory over Westminster in a Division I-AA first-round game at Westminster on Friday night.  The victory advances the Tritons (16-8) to the second round, where they will face Rancho Verde of Moreno Valley on Tuesday at San Clemente High. Westminster, which had opportunities to pull off the upset, ends its season at 13-15.  The Tritons had many opportunities to put away the upset-minded Lions, but shot poorly from the field (21 of 59) and committed 18 turnovers. Fortunately, seniors James Hartman (23) and Tim Burnette (14) were on their game, combing to score 37 points. Trailing 43-42 in the final minutes, the Lions failed to convert on consecutive possessions, leaving the door open for the Tritons to put the game away. San Clemente did so with 31 seconds left when Hartman converted a four-point play with a fadeaway three-pointer and free throw.  Westminster missed a three-point attempt and Eli Owens buried two free throws with 10 seconds left to finish the scoring.

Silverado 66, Rancho Verde 62-- (Thanks to one of our readers for sending in the details of this game): "Freshman Kyle Lewis scored a dramatic three-point shot for the Hawks to tie the game at 62-62 with 53 seconds left to play. Lewis then stole the ball with 10 seconds remaining, passed to Senior guard Justin White, who made a jump pass to Senior Chris Higgins who made a lay-up to put the Hawks (17-10) ahead for good with 4 seconds left. White then knocked the ball away the inbound pass from Brandon Baker and Freshman Jaime Lester picked up the loose ball added two free throws to make the final score 66 – 62 Hawks. For Ranch Verde (15-12), Oregon State bound guard J.S. Nash led all scorers with 24 points, but that was not for enough for the visiting team. Justin White led Silverado with 17 points despite sitting out the final 4 minutes of the 1st quarter and all of the 2nd quarter after picking up his 2nd foul early in the game. Victorville Silverado visits San Clemente Tuesday for 2nd round playoff action. Rancho Verde (62)  J.S. Nash 24, DeSean Walker 14, Anthony Winston 7, Antoine Singfield 6, Brandon Baker 5, Ricky Brown 4 Roger Nogueira 2 Silverado (66) Justin White 17, Chris Higgins 12, Ben Kniss 10, Kyle Lewis 8, Jamie Lester 7, Julius Day 6, Matt Kernan 2, Kelly Moffet 2, Danny Garcia 2 Rancho Verde 13 17 13 19 - 62; Silverado 20 12 17 17 - 66 Three point basket – J.S. Nash (RV) 1, Kyle Lewis (S) 2, Justin White (S) 1, Jaime Lester (S) 1. Fouled out – Ben Kniss (S). Technicals: None

Warren 65, Righetti 46 --Warren jumped out to a 24-6 first quarter lead and never looked back, despite being outsocred 11-6 in the third quarter and the Bears advance to the second round. Righett5i scoring: Clark 3, Hanpton 9, Comeau 3, Osorio 13, Groce 18.  Warren scoring: Shull 17, Assibey 12, Hobbensiefken 12, Fairweather 4, Djokovic 3, Anderson 2, Boyd 15.  Warren--24   12  6  23--65;  Righetti--6  15  11  14--46.

Loyola 83, Valencia 67--Sophomores Omar Wilkes and Chris Rucker combined to score 45 points for the Cubs (17-8) in a Division I-A game at Valencia.  Wilkes finished with 27 points and scored most of his baskets on driving lay ups. Rucker, 6-foot-5 forward, added 18 points for Loyola, which will host Warren in a second-round game Tuesday night.  Valencia (15-13) was led by Albert Ingram and Jose Velasquez, who each scored 18 points. The Vikings trailed by only nine points late in the third quarter but a late 8-0 run by the Cubs ended the threat. Alex Dunwoddy scored 17 points for the Vikings -- all in the first half.

Montebello 62, Aliso Niguel 47--details were not available.

Glendora 66, Nogales 46 -- The second-seeded Tartans opened the Division I-AA playoffs impressively as Kyle Bechler scored 19 points, Michael Mehanna added 15 points and eight rebounds and Spencer Foster contributed 10 points and 10 rebounds.  Larry Monroe had 11 points for Baseline League runner-up Glendora (23-4).  The Nogales Nobles finish the season at 13-14.

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