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CIF-SS Playoffs: D-IIIAA 1st Round
Game Scores & Details--(Feb. 15, 2001)

DIVISION III-AA

First-round

Bishop Montgomery, bye

Bassett 49, Nordhoff 47-- The Olympians trailed by three points at the end of third quarter, but rallied for the win behind Carlos Nava's 15 points. Martin Carmerena chipped in with 10 points for Bassett (10-13), which will play at No. 1 seed Bishop Montgomery on Friday night. Danny Parziale's layup with five seconds remaining cut Bassett's lead to 48-47, but Sal Rios made one of two free throws with one second remaining to secure the victory.  Parziale finished with 16 points and 16 rebounds for the Rangers (13-12), and Eric Bensley had 10 points and 15 rebounds. Carlos Nava scored 15 for Bassett. Norhdoff (47) — Bensley 10, Murphy 2, Parziale 16, Swift 3, Thomas 8, Stroop 6, Nash 2.Bassett (49) — Burton 4, Camarena 10, Nava 15, Terre 6, Rios 5, Velasco 2, Holguin 3, Carella 4.  N--11  13  9   14--47;  Bassett--11  13  6  19--49; 3-Point goals — Nordhoff 4 (Thomas 2, Swift 1, Stroop 1). Bassett 5 (Nava 4, Holguin 1). Rebounds — Nordhoff (Parziale 15, Bensley 15). Assists — Nordhoff (Thomas 7). Record — Nordhoff 13-12.

San Jacinto, bye

Pomona 75, Blair 66--William Tosca came off the bench and scored all of his 18 points in the second half to lead the Red Devils to a 75-66 first-round playoff victory over Blair on Wednesday night. Pomona trailed by a point to start the fourth quarter but went on a 20-7 run to take control.  Odell Howard led all scorers with 19 points.

La Canada 79, Covina 68--La Canada 79, Covina 68 Billy Hoffman had 26 points for the Spartans in a Division III-AA win at La Canada. La Canada led throughout the turnover-plagued game and took a 42-33 lead at the half. Covina's best stretch came in the third quarter when forward Vernon Covington scored 10 of his 17 points to spur several Colt rallies. But by the end of the period, La Canada had extended its lead to 58-50. With the victory, La Canada (20-6) faces Costa Mesa, which had a first-round bye. Brett Till was the leading scorer for Covina with 21 points.  Greg Gaudino had 11 points, five rebounds and five assists, Robbie Neyland had 10 points, and Mark Moore added nine points and five rebounds.  Brett Pill led Covina with 24 points and five rebounds, and Vernon Covington had 17 points and 12 rebounds.  Covina 10 23 17 18 -- 68  La Canada 17 25 16 21 -- 79  COVINA -- Pill 24, Covington 17 and 12 rebounds, Gibbs 7, Avilez 5, Gaudreau 2, Sopena 6, Myrick 7.  Three-pointers: Pill 2, Sopena 2, Gibbs.   LA CANADA -- Hofman 25, 4 steals and 4 assists, Neyland 10, Ballard 8, Swenson 13, 8 rebounds and 4 assists, Gaudino 11 and 5 assists, Moore 9, Kim 2, Khan 1.   Three-pointers: Hofman 3, Neyland 3.

Costa Mesa, bye

Santa Paula 73, Morningside 71-- Ryan Frutos, who scored 42 points, made two free throws with two seconds to play to give Santa Paula High a 73-71 victory over Morningside in a first-round game Wednesday night at Santa Paula.  Frutos made 25 of 29 free throws, shooting 24 in the fourth quarter.  The Cardinals (16-11) took a 26-15 lead after the first quarter, but the Monarchs chipped away until Khali Young's layup tied the score, 71-71, with nine seconds to play.  Luis Rico had 15 points for Santa Paula.  Morningside (12-14) nearly pulled out a victory with a balanced attack. Young scored 18 points, Marlon Brisco had 17 points, Daniel Campbell added 13 and Praise Odiakosa had 11.   Morningside (71) — Campbell 6-10 0-1 13, Odiakosa 3-5 5-5 11, Waller 0-4 0-0 0, Young 6-20 6-6 18, Briscoe 7-10 3-3 17, Hutchison 0-1 0-0 0, Goodwin 1-3 2-5 4, Higgonbotham 0-0 0-0 0, Deas 3-3 0-0 6, Foster 0-0 0-0 0, Payne 1-7 0-0 2. Totals 27-63 16-20 71. Santa Paula (73) — Lopez 1-3 0-0 2, Frutos 7-18 25-29 42, Mata 0-2 1-3 1, L. Rico 5-14 2-2 15, Bustos 2-3 0-0 4, A. Rico 2-3 5-7 9, Mendez 0-1 0-0 0. Totals 17-44 33-41 73.; M--15  19  21  16--71;  SP--26   18  17  12--73;  3-Point goals — Morningside 1-6 (Campbell 1-2, Hutchison 0-1, Payne 0-2, Young 0-1), Santa Paula 6-17 (Frutos 3-9, L. Rico 3-7, Mata 0-1). Fouled out — Deas, Briscoe, Bustos. Rebounds — Morningside 38 (Young 9), Santa Paula 30 (Bustos 7). Assists — Morningside 9 (Payne 4), Santa Paula 9 (A. Rico 3). Total fouls — Morningside 30, Santa Paula 16. Technicals — Lopez. Records — Morningside 12-14; Santa Paula 15-11.

Sherman Oaks Notre Dame, bye

Ridgecrest Burroughs, bye

Chaminade 71, Ganesha 67--Chaminade senior guard Jordan O'Gilvie scored a Chaminade-record 35 points -- eight in overtime -- to hold off the Giants 71-67 and send the Eagles to the second round Friday against Burroughs of Ridgecrest  Chaminade (18-8) is expected to have the Santa Clara-bound Borchart on Friday who sat on the bench against Ganesha with a sprained ankle. Jeff Hufford added 11 points for the Eagles. Chris Reaves had 22 points for the Giants (15-12) and Franklin Ikes added 21. Ganesha got a late start out of Pomona and arrived at Chaminade 20 minutes after the scheduled 7 p.m. starting time, pushing tipoff to 7:55. But it overcame a 16-point, third-quarter deficit and led 57-54 with 1:21 remaining in the fourth after Reaves hit a 3-pointer. But O'Gilvie answered back with a 3-pointer with 40 seconds left to tie it 57-57 and send the game to overtime.

Santa Ynez, bye

Compton Centennial 66, Workman 39-- The Apaches, who forfeited 11 games this season due to using an ineligible player jumped out to a 15-2 lead in the first quarter.   Senior guard Anthony Davis, who has signed with Long Beach State scored 14 oints as tdid Timothy Eli, a senior forward.   Compton Centennial will play at Santa Ynez on Friday night.  Centennial scoring: Roscoe Biggers 4, Affalo 6, Eli 14, Burrell 5, Byrd 3, Pruitt 8, Griffin 5, Davis 14, Barnes 7.  Workam scoring: Silva 6, Lemus 15, Acezedo 6, Larees 6, Morales 2, Fuentes 2, Rosales 2.  Centennial:  15  18  16  17--66;   Workman 2  14  11  12--39.

Martin Luther King, bye

Banning 71, St. Francis 63-- The Golden Knights (11-14) were defeated by the Broncos (19-9), 71-63, brining an end to their season as Michael Jenkins, a normally hot shooter went 5-20 last night.  The Golden Knights held the Broncos to 12-of-30 shooting in the first half. But Banning hit 11 of 16 shots from the foul line, going into the locker room with a 38-34 lead.  Brett Mitchell scored nine points in the second half,  including a four-point play to bring his team within four points with five minutes remaining.  St. Francis was within two points with two minutes remaining, but the Broncos' Robert Steele hit a three-pointer to give Banning a 63-58 lead.    St. Francis 14 20 14 15 -- 63  Banning 14 24 16 17 -- 71  ST. FRANCIS -- Mitchell 15 and 6 rebounds, Jenkins 13 and 6 rebounds, Sciarra 13, Gonzalez 11 and 10 rebounds, Mason 5, Miller 4, Terrazone 2.  Three-pointers: Mitchell 4, Jenkins 3, Mason, Sciarra.  BANNING -- Harris 15, Malone 15 and 6 rebounds, Foster 12, McDade 11 and 7 rebounds, Steel 9, Johnson 3, Stokes 2, Turner 2, Jackson 2.   Three-pointers: Harris 3, Steel 2, Foster.

Corona del Mar 54, Gabrielino 41--details not available.

San Dimas, bye.

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