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CIF HS Games Results & Details From
Friday, 12/14/01--(Dec. 16, 2001)

The official CIF season is underway.   As we've done in year's past, we will continue to pass along scores and game details where they are available and can be obtained either from those who send them to us or from the local papers.  If you know of a game that we missed, a score unreported, send it in along with whatever details you know about.

CIF-Southern Section League Games, Friday, 12/14/01

De Anza League

Aquinas 77, Beaumont 59--Senior guard Jermain Harris had a career-high 31 points, four steals and five assists, and teammate Matt Sepuya also had a career high with 20 points as San Bernardino won a De Anza league game.  Beaumont (0-8) -- James 8, Alsina 14, Koumparis 6, Dopp 15, Hackney 4, BAtes 2, Abuzahara 7, Horn 3. Aquinas (4-3, 2-0) -- Ohaeri 17, Anagnostopoules 2, Sepuya 20, Harris 31, Noble 3, Emembolu 3, Brown 1.  Halftime score -- Aquinas 40-31. Three-point goals -- Ohaerie, Sepuya, Harris 3. Total fouls -- Beaumont 20, Aquinas 24. Fouled out -- Ohaerie.

San Jacinto 57, Yucca Valley 43--The Tigers (1-1 in league, 5-2 overall) played a solid first half defensively, holding the Trojans (0-2, 0-4) to 17 points. The second half was a different story as Yucca Valley started to hit some of its shots and kept the San Jacinto offense in check. The Trojans cut a 19-point deficit to 12 early in the fourth period as Brenden McPeek scored on three straight possessions. The Tigers stopped the rally with a short jumper by Sean Hyland and back-to-back defensive stands that resulted in a pair of free throws from Ernie Martinez and a three-point play off a steal, layup and free throw from Randy Wood. Hyland topped San Jacinto with 19 points. Eric Duguid scored 12 and Ernie Medina added 11. Freshman J.J. Hughes led Yucca Valley with 11 points.Yucca Valley (0-2, 0-4) -- Link 8, Hughes 11, Kessler 7, Hollinger 3, McPeek 7, Budd 5, Weller 2. San Jacinto (1-1, 5-2) -- Duguid 12, Wood 3, Medina 11, Hyland 19, Mitchell 0, Sullivan 4, Davis 6, Lanier 2. Halftime score -- San Jacinto 35-17. Three-point goals -- Link, Hughes, Kessler, Budd, Duguid 3, Davis 2. Total fouls -- Yucca Valley 16, San Jacinto 13.

Twentynine Palms 47, Riverside Notre Dame 42   --Junior forward Dynamite Mathews had 12 rebounds, nine on offense, to help Twentynine Palms take a De Anza League game. Riverside Notre Dame senior guard Talanis Calhoun had eight of his 24 points in the fourth quarter, including two three-pointers in the last 35 seconds in a losing effort. Twentynine Palms (1-1, 3-2) -- Randall 11, Hester 8, Barela 3, Mathews 7, Cromwell 12, Cummings 4, Cooley 2. Notre Dame (1-1, 4-3) -- Coneley 3, Beard 7, Lyons 4, Durough 2, Calhoun 24, Lopez 2.  Halftime score -- Twentynine Palms 18-17. Three-point goals -- Cromwell, Beard, Calhoun 3. Total fouls -- Twentynine Palms 11, Notre Dame 14. Fouled out -- none.

Desert Valley League

Indio 61, Desert Hot Springs 46 --Earl Isaacson had 26 points and 14 rebounds to power Indio past Desert Hot Springs in a Desert Valley League game. Indio: Chey Lopez 2; Andres Nieto 7; David Brown 12; Earl Isaacson 26; Daniel Cruz 9; Jesse Martinez 2; Adrian Perez 3 Desert Hot Springs: Greg McSwain 2; Matoe Ortega 6; Sal Coronel 5; Hershon Moore 4; Jordan Tarrant 4; Michael Thompson 9; Kenny Brown 6; Jason Edmonds 10 3-pointers: I: Nieto, Brown (2); Cruz; Perez; DHS: Edmonds 3 Halftime score -- Indio 37-25.  Records:   Indio (6-2, 1-0) DHS (1-4, 0-2)  

Cathedral City 75, La Quinta 58 --When Shewmake went scoreless in nearly the last 14 minutes against La Quinta (3-6, 0-1) on Friday night, it was Brandon Gray who scored 10 second half points to lead the Lions (6-3, 1-0) to a 75-58 victory.  Gray shot 11 free throws in the second half, making five. He finished with 15 points and 11 rebounds.   Shewmake finished with 20 points and 11 rebounds.   Leading La Quinta was Paul St. Angelo, who had a game-high 26 points.  La Quinta12 15 12 19 -- 58 Cathedral City19 16 20 20 -- 75 La Quinta: Jerry Lopez 5, Jonathan Beavers 2, Bill Matthews 6, Michael Dowd 5, A.J. Kehl 5, Paul St. Angelo 26, Josh Brodt 4, Brandon Muzlik 5.  Cathedral City: Baron Holmes 4, Daryl Anguinaldo 2, Bear Simerson 1, Nick Lee 2, Chris Green 7, Brandon Brown 2, Jared Otteson 14, Brandon Gray 15, Thomas Shewmake 20, Steven Shewmake 8.  3-pointers: La Quinta 5 (Lopez 1, St. Angelo 3, Muzlik 1), Cathedral City 3 (T. Shewmake 2, Green 1).Total fouls -- La Quinta 30, Cathedral City 18. Halftime score -- Cathedral City 35-27.  Fouled out -- Beavers.

Palm Desert 72, Coachella Valley 29 --Donald Brady had 19 points and seven assists, and Josh Zazulia added 17 points and 12 rebounds as Palm Desert routed Coachella Valley in a Desert Valley League game.  Palm Desert (6-1, 2-0) -- Brady 19, Zazulia 17, McQuillen 6, Broyles 4, Bohm 4, Watkins 12, Levrault 4, Johnson 2, Sator 4. Coachella Valley (0-1, 3-7) -- Limon 5, Lopez 3, Uriarte 5, Alvarez 2, F.Garcia 4, Ramos 3, M.Garcia 7. Halftime score -- Palm Desert 33-11. Three-point goals -- McQuillen, Brady 4, Lopez, Uriarte. Total fouls -- Palm Desert 17, Coachella Valley 19. Fouled out -- none.

Liberty League

Windward 51, Holy Marytrs 45 (OT)--Lance Jackson scored 15 points, Matt Watnick added 12 and Steven Leeb had 10 for Windward (5-3, 1-1).

 

CIF-Southern Section Non-League Games, Friday, 12/14/01

Bishop Montgomery 64, Millikan 56--Fred Washington had 35 points, including three 3-pointers, plus 14 rebounds and four assists to lead Bishop Montgomery on the road.  The Knights (3-2) took a 16-8 lead after one quarter and held a 10-point advantage for most of the game. The teams combined to shoot 76 free throws. Gavin Lee added 10 points and four offensive rebounds for Bishop Montgomery.

Burroughs (Ridgecrest) 64, Highland 51--details not available.

Chadwick 54, St. Anthony 35 --Wes Putnam had 17 points, nine rebounds and four steals to lift the visiting Dolphins.  Chadwick's (3-2) Chris Radeski had 12 points and 13 rebounds, and Matthew Fournier contributed 11 points, six assists and six steals. Junior forward Eugene Gandia scored 11 points but the Saints (2-3) were routed by the visiting Dolphins.

Cleveland (LA City Section) 78, Cathedral 50 --Nick Young had 13 points and seven rebounds to lead host Cleveland (3-3) over Cathedral (2-5). David Martinez had 13 points for Cathedral.

Dana Hills 60, Irvine 45 --Austin Marshburn scored 18 points to lead Dana Hills (6-2). Irvine is 2-5.

Desert Chapel 51, Joshua Springs 37 --Junior forward Reed Ritchie had 20 points and 12 rebounds to lead Palm Springs Desert Chapel to a non-league victory. Nathan Law added 14 points in the victory. Point guard Paul Hackbarth finished with eight points. He has not committed a turnover in the past three games for the Eagles. Mike Sloan turned in a solid defensive game finishing with a team-high five steals.  Palm Springs Desert Chapel junior point guard Paul Hackbarth has not turned the ball over in three straight games. Joshua Springs (4-2) -- Peterson 3, Wagner 2, Rynning 10, Halicki 6, Woodberry 3, Connor 13. Desert Chapel (5-1) -- Ennis 2, Sloan 4, P. Hackbarth 8, Donaldson 2, Law 14, J. Hackbarth 1, Ritchie 20.  Halftime score -- Desert Chapel 19-18. Three-point goals -- Ritchie 2, Rynning. Total fouls -- Joshua Springs 19, Desert Chapel 13. Fouled out -- Hagerman (JS). Technical fouls -- Hagerman.

Dos Pueblos 83, California 66 -- Steve Graybill scored 18 points to lead five players in double figures as Dos Pueblos rode an early 25-10 lead to victory. Matt Amido scored a game-high 29 points to lead California (1-6). Dos Pueblos took a 25-10 first quarter lead and never looked back as Steve Graybill scored 18 points and Jonathan Pickert, John Ramsdell and Kevin Aidan all added 14 apiece. Graybill also had six steals, five assists and four rebounds while hitting three 3-pointers. The 14-point output for Ramsdell and Aidan were career highs.   CALIFORNIA--Nutt 5, Kearney 5, Lacarra 7, Amico 29, Bradbury 4, Flores 2, Douphit 4, Valenzuela 2, Hill 2, Garcia 6. Totals 19 22-32 66. DOS PUEBLOS--Graybill 18, Glick 12, Pickert 14, Aiden 14, Palnage 2, Freissen 2, Deracerda 5, Ramsdell 14, Morris 2, Diffenderfer 2. Totals 29 7-10 83. California . . . 10 21 17 18 -- 66 Dos Pueblos . . . 25 22 19 17 -- 83 3-point goals--C 2 (Amico 2), DP 6 (Graybill 3, Pickert 2, Deracerda). Fouls--C 17, DP 23. Fouled out--none. Technicals--Morris, Weatherhead. Records--DP 4-2.

Fremont (LA City Section) 95, Long Beach Jordan 46--Glenn Bullard scored 20 points, Terrell Powell had 18 and Thomas Herring had 15 for Fremont (5-0).Jordan is 3-5.

Glendale 63, Burbank Burroughs 58--Glendale (3-3) guard Riley Van Patten scored 27 points against Burroughs (1-8) on Friday night in the non-league game at Burroughs.  Van Patten also grabbed 14 rebounds, and scored 17 in the first half . The Nitros' leading scorer, Hugo Guerrero -- averaging 20.8 points per game -- sat out his second game after tearing both ligaments in his right ankle Dec. 1. Along with Van Patten, Isa Hall, Hermie Nicholas and Tony Munoz contributed on the offensive side, all scoring 10 apiece. Burroughs was again led by sophomore Joey Paysinger with 20 points (4 threes).  Glendale 11 21 12 19 -- 63 Burroughs 14 10 11 23 -- 58 GLENDALE -- Van Patten 27 and 13 rebounds, Hall 10, 10 rebounds and 4 assists, Nicholas 10, Munoz 10 and 4 assists, Baroni 4, Soulat 2. Three-pointers: Munoz. BURROUGHS -- Paysinger 20, Pozo 11, Ragos 9 and 4 assists, Maronyan 7, St. Hubert 5, 7 rebounds, 4 assists, Dyler 4, Sorkness 2.
Three-pointers: Paysinger 4, Ragos.

Hemet 61, Rubidoux 51 --Hemet opened the second half with a 10-0 run and outscored Rubidoux 24-6 in the third quarter on the way to a non-league victory. Art Martinez sparked the rally with two three-pointers early in the quarter. Senior center Sterling Crane overcame foul problems to finish with 23 points and 10 rebounds.  Rubidoux -- Madrid 9, Green 22, Terry 10, Iverson 3, Clem 6, Frazier 1.   Hemet (5-3) -- Martinez 13, Post 2, Crane 23, Boyd 8, Versteeg 6, Bartlett 4, Van Ackeren 5. Halftime score -- Rubidoux 25-23. Three-point goals -- Clem 2, Green, Martinez 3, Bartlett, Van Ackeren, Crane 2, Boyd. Total fouls -- Rubidoux 17, Hemet 22. Fouled out -- none. Technical fouls -- Crane.

Hemet West Valley 65, Palm Springs 51 --The Indians fell to 3-5 as Kevin Howard and Cedric Rogely both scored 11 points in a Rogely also finished with 12 rebounds. Anthony Claggete added 10 points of his own.  Palm Springs got within three points in the third quarter, but Hemet West Valley went on a 15-0 run to shut the door and win a non-league game. West Valley (3-6) -- Lebaron 18, Navarez 11, Stack 10, Rodriguez 3, Williams 17, Holt 1, Coin 2, White 3. Palm Springs -- Berry 2, Claggett 11, Howard 13, Whitted 2, Thompson 4, Burgen 6, Roughly 11, Glenn 2. Halftime score -- West Valley 32-25. Three-point goals -- Lebaron 2, Navarez 2, Williams, Claggett. Total fouls -- West Valley 20, Palm Springs 22. Fouled out -- none. Technical fouls -- Howard.

Hoover 67, South Pasadena 60--Chris Rivera scored 20 points and Armen Baghdasarian had 19 for the victorious Tornadoes of Glendale (5-5). Teammate Haik Stepinyan scored nine points and had six steals and six assists.

Kennedy (CIF-SS) 60, Magnolia 42 Casey Fien scored 14 points and Eric Aragon had 12 for Kennedy (6-1). Magnolia fell to 2-8.

La Salle 63, Flintridge Prep 49 --Tim Mercer scored 16 points for Flintridge Prep (1-2).  Senior guard Pat Kennedy displayed his fine all-around skills and 6-foot-7 junior forward Mark Kelley had a career night on the boards Friday as visiting La Salle High School defeated Flintridge Prep. Kennedy scored 16 points to go with six assists and five steals. He also played a key role in an effective full-court zone press that propelled La Salle (6-4) to a 40-24 halftime lead.  Kelley finished with a career-high 17 rebounds to go with 11 points.

Long Beach Poly 66, Dominguez 51--Bobby Jones finished with 13 points, 10 rebunds, 4 steals and 3 assists as he led the host Jackrabbits to a 66-51 win over his old teammate Keion Kindred who scored 24 for the defending State Division II Champion Dons.  Kindred also had 6 rebounds, 4 assists and 2 steals.  Poly (4-0) jumped out to an 8-0 lead over the first 2:29. But the Dons (3-7) responded with a 22-14 run, tying it on Daniel Malwah's 15-foot jumper with 2:45 left in the first half. But Poly converted eight free throws late in the second quarter to take a 32-24 halftime lead. The Jackrabbits opened the second half with an 11-0 run, with a 3-pointer from Carlos Rivers and a dunk by Mike Roche. But Kindred's reverse layup cut the Dons' deficit to 55-44. Kindred, who played the entire 32 minutes, was Dominguez's lone offensive threat after 6-6 senior Daniel Malwah, a recent transfer from Crenshaw (who had also played at Fairfax prior to Crenshaw), fouled out midway through the third quarter after scoring 10 points on 4-of-6 shooting. Rivers finished with 13 points, 7 rebounds, 5 assists and 4 steals. Poly forward Reggie Butler added 13 points, 7 rebounds and 6 assists. Roche scored a team-high 14 points. Dominguez's leading rebounder, 6-7 junior Travon Free, sat out the game with a severely bruised thigh,  and Poly's 6-7 senior center Marcedes Lewis was on a football recruiting visit to UCLA.

Maranatha 65, Malibu 56 --details not available.

Mountain Empire 81, Hamilton 71 --Mal Hall scored 21 points and Kyle Keenan made four three-pointers in the last five minutes to lead Mountain Empire (4-2). Pine Valley Mountain Empire closed the game on a 25-11 run to defeat Anza Hamilton in a non-league game. Hamilton led 60-56 with five minutes remaining, but Kyle Keenan sank four three-pointers to help Mountain Empire take the lead then pull away. Hamilton's Jared Davis had a game-high 29 points and pulled down eight rebounds. Mountain Empire (4-2) -- Juarez 5, Ma.Hall 22, Gonzalez 0, Nichols 0, Tucker 17, Maxwell 1, Laff 11, Keenan 17, Boerman 2, Mo.Hall 6. Hamilton (3-5) -- Bailey 2, Estrada 10, Davis 29, Minert 23, Evans 3, Yep 4. Halftime score -- Hamilton 37-33. Three-point goals -- Estrada 2, Juarez, Keenan 5, Ma.Hall, Tucker 3. Total fouls -- Mountain Empire 18, Hamilton 11. Fouled out -- Ma.Hall.

Newport Harbor 67, Santa Barbara 64--Tony Melum scored 31 points and had 14 out of the Sailors' 16 fourth quarter points. Nedim Pajevic chipped in with 14 for visiting Newport Harbor (7-2). The Sailors shot 71 percent to hold off the Dons, who shot 59 percent.  For Santa Barbara, Dante DeRose scored 19 points and hit a career-high four 3-pointers. Santiago Aguirre added 15 points and Michael Fisher had 10.   NEWPORT HARBOR--Cameron 11, Peterson 5, Pajevic 12, Pinesett 2, Melum 31, Diefenbach 6. Totals 25 1-1 67. SANTA BARBARA--Rochestie 6, Bogan 4, Maloney 6, Russell 2, Clemens 2, DeRose 19, Fisher 10, Aguirre 15. Totals 25 6-8 64. Newport Harbor . . . 16 16 19 16 -- 67 Santa Barbara . . . 16 19 12 17 -- 64 3-point goals--NH 6 (Cameron, Peterson, Pajevic 2, Melum 2), SB 7 (DeRose 4, Maloney 2, Aguirre). Fouls--NH 10, SB 10. Fouled out--None. Technicals--None. Records--NH 6-2, SB 4-3.

Mission Viejo 63, Aliso Niguel 47--Travis Niesen scored 24 points as the Diablos (6-0) triumphed over the Wolverines.

Oak Park 66, Agoura 53--Nick Smith scored 20 points and was one of four players to score in double figures for the visiting Eagles in the victory over the Chargers. Ryan Kline added 10 points and 13 rebounds and Grant Smith and Monte McNair had 14 each for Oak Park (5-2).  Kevin Cornwell and Steve Keglevic scored 18 and 17 points respectively for Agoura (4-5). Oak Park (66) -- Smith 14, McNair 14, Keselman 2, Winningham 4, Tom 2, Kline 10, Nick Smith 20.  Agoura (53) -- Cornwell 18, Keglevic 17, Cohan 3, Reiss 8, Martinson 2, Lyons 2, Nelson 1, Balady 2.   Oak Park 18 12 12 24--66 Agoura 15 14 15 9--53 3-Point goals -- Oak Park 4 (G. Smith, McNair, Winningham, N. Smith). Agoura 6 (Cornwell 2, Reiss 2, Keglevic, Cohan). Fouled out -- Agoura (Cornwell). Rebounds -- Oak Park 46 (Kline 13), Agoura 24 (Cornwell, Keglevic 6). Assists -- Oak Park 6, Agoura 7 (DeSimone 3). Total fouls -- Oak Park 16, Agoura 23. Technicals -- Agoura (Cornwell). 

Oaks Christian 68, Desert Christian 48--Scott Freeman and Mike Hornbuckle each scored 11 points and Brandon Denham had 10 as the Lions (7-0) of Westlake remain undefeated. Sean Adams scored nine points and added seven rebounds for Oaks Christian. Desert Christian is 5-3, and was led by Mike Spears who scored 17 and Brian Waugh added 13.  DESERT CHRISTIAN (68) -- B. Waugh 13, M. Spears 17, Scott 3, K. Waugh 5, Jackson 2, S. Spears 8.  OAKS CHRISTIAN (48) -- Freeman 11, Avedissian 1, Denham 10, Guilliani 7, Cline 8, Hornbuckle 11, Michaelson 6, Leonard 1, C. Adams 4, S. Adams 9.  Desert Christian 6 10 17 15--48 Oaks Christian 14 11 22 21--68 3-Point goals -- Desert Christian 3 (B. Waugh 1, Scott 1, K. Waugh 1). Oaks Christian 7 (Guilliani 1, Kline 1, Hornbuckle 2, Michaelson 2, S. Adams 1). Fouled out -- None. Rebounds -- Oaks Christian (S. Adams 7). Assists -- Oaks Christian (Hornbuckle 7). Total fouls -- Desert Christian 13, Oaks Christian 12. Team records -- Oaks Christian 7-0; Desert Christian 5-3. 

Oxford Academy 56, Acaciawood 47 --Jake Fermanian made five three-pointers and had 26 points and seven steals to lead host Oxford Academy (3-5). Jesse Coppe made four three-pointers and finished with 31 points and 10 rebounds for Acaciawood (2-4).

Peace in Valley 81, Calvary Chapel Redlands 36 --Peace in the Valley -- Isaacs 34, Stevens 27, Joshe 1, Carbs 2, Markson 1, Jameson 4, Felix 8, Rogers 4.Redlands Calvary Chapel (0-5) -- Lee 4, Cloud 10, Andrews 2, McGee 2, Rosebeary 10, Paugh 4, Weston 2, Stansell 2. Halftime score -- Peace in the Valley 33-16. Three-point goals -- Isaacs 2, Stevens 2. Total fouls -- Peace in the Valley 18, Calvary Chapel 19. Fouled out -- Andrews.

Renaissance Academy 74, Trinity Lutheran 36--Aaron Clitheroe scored 28 points and Jeff Feher had 22 for the Wildcats (7-0) of La Canada, who have opened the season with seven consecutive victories.  

Rio Hondo Prep 62, Sierra Vista 45 --Point guard Devon Drain led all scorers with 27 points as the Kares (5-3) had little trouble beating the Dons. Rio Hondo Prep's defense keyed the victory by holding Sierra Vista to six points in the second quarter.

Rio Mesa 59, Nordhoff 54--Rio Mesa improved to (3-5) behind Daniel Bednar's 18 points.  Bednar pulled down 12 rebounds as Rio Mesa outscored Nordhoff 17-12 in the fourth quarter. Nordhoff (5-4) was led by Micah Nylander's 11 points and Jordan Swift's 10. Rio Mesa (59) -- Harkins 12, Rillo 8, Segovia 6, Bednar 18, Lanier 7, Ragan 2, Clegg 6.  Nordhoff (54) -- Stroup 14, Swift 10, Nylander 11, Cioffi 3, Beckett 2, Mele 8, Rothermiel 6.  Rio Mesa 13 15 14 17--59 Nordhoff 13 10 19 12--45  3-Point goals -- Rio Mesa 7 (Harkins 3, Rillo 2, Segovia 2). Nordhoff 4 (Swift 1, Nylander 1, Mele 2). Fouled out -- None. Rebounds -- Rio Mesa (Bednar 12, Clegg 9). Assists -- Rio Mesa

Santa Paula 52, Moorpark 47 --Santa Paula improved to (4-3) as Ernesto Lopez scored 15 and Alex Rico added 14 for Santa Paula. Moorpark (5-1). Santa Paula (52) -- Mendez 7, Rico 14, Mata 8, Lopez 15, Yanez 6, Barrios 2.  Moorpark (47) -- Lawrence 5, Easley 6, Fortman 7, Beja 2, Fitzwater 4, Rodriguez 10 Sharpe 13.  Santa Paula 6 16 17 13--52 Moorpark 15 6 13 13--47 3-Point goals -- Santa Paula 2 (Mendez, Lopez). Moorpark 2 (Lawrence, Sharpe). Fouled out -- None. Rebounds -- Santa Paula 26 (Rico, Mendez 7). Assists -- Santa Paula 7 (Mata 4). Total fouls -- Santa Paula 12, Moorpark 14. 

San Bernardino 73, JW North 70 --Walter White's triple-double of 26 points, 10 rebounds and 11 assists helped lift San Bernardino past Riverside North in a non-league game. North guard Ronald Howard scored 46 points, the highest total for a Riverside County player this season. North -- Howard 46, Esqurdel 7, Wright 0, Walter 8, Martinez 2, Betancur 2, Acevado 1. San Bernardino (3-4) -- Saxton 2, White 26, Daniels 5, Palmore 5, Etmans 24, Harris 5, Stotts 3, Key 2. Halftime score -- North 32-30. Three-point goals -- White 3, Palmore, Harris, Etmans, Howard 6, Esqurdel, Walter. Total fouls -- North 15, San Bernardino 14. Fouled out -- none.

San Marcos 80, Mission Prep 74--Duane Fortune and freshman Andrew Popp led the Royals down the stretch. Fortune scored 19 points and hit 5-of-6 free throws down the stretch and Popp filled in for the fouled-out Seamus McKiernan to hold off Mission Prep.  McKiernan scored 13 and grabbed seven rebounds. Popp pulled down nine boards and Fortune had seven rebounds.  MISSION PREP--Purify 16, Scruggs 2, Traore 2, Bell 5, Hassler 8, Craigue 18, Diinki 23. Totals 25 18-25 74. SAN MARCOS--Kupperman 7, Hill 2, McKiernan 13, Spaventa 7, Fortune 19, Below 2, Mercer 7, Hopkins 7, Popp 13. Totals 26 23-33 80. Mission Prep . . . 17 24 8 25 -- 74 San Marcos . . . 18 26 19 17 -- 80 3-point goals--MP 6 (Craique 2, Purify 2, Bell, Ajinki), SM 3 (McKiernan, Hopkins, Mercer). Fouls--MP 24, SM 19. Fouled out--Bell, Ajinki, McKiernan. Technicals--None. Record--SM 5-4.

Santa Ana Valley 56, San Clemente 47 --David Werdel had 13 points, Enrique Flores had 12 and Martin Gonzalez had 11 for host Santa Ana Valley (8-4). Riley Stevenson had 21 points for San Clemente (2-5).

Santa Clarita Christian 75, Hesperia Christian 62--Daniel Duncan scored 21 points and Micah Panama had 19 points, seven rebounds and five steals for the Cardinals of Canyon Country (3-3). Teammates Caleb Sulham and James Grayem scored 10 and eight points respectively. Hesperia Christian is 6-1.

Santa Margarita 56, Pomona 38 --Travis Toch had 12 points and 10 rebounds to lead ninth-ranked Santa Margarita (7-0).  Alvaro Nunez scored 12 points and Odell Howard added 10 points in the loss for Pomona (5-4). Odell Howard added 10 for Pomona.

Schurr 45, Cantwell 29 --Shaun Oshita had 14 points to lead host Schurr (4-3). Sal Robles was the only other player to score in double figures for the Spartans, finishing with 10 points. The Cardinals were led by Barry Cox and Jason Bgo with seven points apiece.  The Spartans defense was the key to the victory as it held the Cardinals to six points in the second and third quarters. Schurr improved its nonleague record to 4-3.

St. Bernard 82, Mary Star 60--Bruce Bevans scored 30 points and helped St. Bernard team defeat Mary Star, 82-60, in a nonleague boys basketball game on Friday at St. Bernard.  Bevans added four rebounds and three assists.Kevin Ross scored 18 points, Rocky Hinds had 12 points and 10 rebounds, Terell Johnson had 12 points and nine rebounds, Chris Ceballos added 10 points, and Royce Campbell had seven assists for St. Bernard (3-7). Sam Mannino paced Mary Star with 14 points. Jeff Fiamengo added 13 points for the Stars, who dropped to 2-5. Mario Navarro and Chris Navarre each scored six points for the Stars, who were outscored, 20-6, in the second quarter. 

Tehachapi 71, Paraclete 65-- The Paraclete boys basketball team was almost at full strength Friday night with the debut of five players who recently wrapped up a fifth consecutive football title for the school.  Although Paraclete had three players score in double figures against visiting Tehachapi, it wasn't enough as Paraclete lost, 71-65. The Warriors (5-5) had four players score in double figures, as junior forward Josh Neis scored a game-high 26 points. Paraclete forward Josh Hiley finished with 18. Junior Tommy Caton seemed well on his way to getting in basketball shape, finishing with 14 points, and junior Andy Watts had four but helped Hiley establish a presence in the paint. Paraclete trailed 59-46 entering the final quarter and pulled to within two, 64-62, with 2:40 remaining after a 3-point play by Hiley. But that was as close at the Spirits would get. The Warrior victory avenges a 77-72 Paraclete win over Tehachapi in the Rosamond Tournament on Nov. 30, a game which the Spirits trailed by 10 with just under seven minutes to play.  Senior guard Drew Gill had 37 points in that game, sparking the come back. Gill finished with 10 points on Friday. Marquez twisted his ankle in the final game of that tournament, a 97-42 loss to Quartz Hill, and has not played since.

Tri-City Christian (San Diego) 54, Grace Brethren 45 --Grace Brethren dropped to 2-6 with the loss at home.  Evan Marme scored 15 points and Eric Durso had 16. Grace Brethren trailed 27-19 at the half. Tri-City (54) -- Harkness 10, Boerneke 2, Saetrick 6, Kroatz 14, DeVries 4, McKinley 8, Duran 8, Dunn 2.  Grace Brethren (45) -- Marme 15, Wreesman 6, Campbell 4, Padot 2, Durso 16, Beaty 2.  Tri-City 14 13 17 10--54 Grace Brethren 9 10 9 17--45 3-Point goals -- Tri-City 4 (Harkness 2, Kroatz 2). Grace Brethren 3 (Marme 2, Durso 1). Fouled out -- None. Rebounds -- Grace Brethren (Beaty 6). Team record -- Grace Brethren 2-6. 

Westlake 81, Channel Islands 52 --Westlake (5-4)  had four players score in double figures as Westlake outscored Channel Islands 55-20 in the second half to pull away. David Young scored 15 points, Jonathan Wiley had 13 and Rob Daniel and P.J. Isaacson scored 14 apiece. Channel Islands (52) -- Alazo 2, Burten 2, Jones 3, Tamayo 11, Motmo 7, Avila 9, Ecoffey 6, Gagliado 4, Diaz 6, Hernandez 2.   Westlake (81) -- Mazerei 4, Wiley 13, Burke 4, Berry 7, Isaacson 14, Tromello 3, Daniel 14, Young 15, Boone 7.  Channel Islands 14 18 8 12--52 Westlake 14 12 22 33--81 3-Point goals -- Channel Islands 1 (Jones 1). Westlake 5 (Isaacson 2, Tromello 1, Young 1, Berry). Fouled out -- None. Rebounds -- Westlake (Daniel 8). Team records -- Channel Islands 1-4, Westlake 5-4.

Whittier Christian 47, Capistrano Valley Christian 39--details not available.

Woodbridge 94, Irvine University 79 --Patrick Haddan had 36 points, eight rebounds and seven assists for host Woodbridge (6-1). University is 5-2.  Haddan scored 15 in the second quarter.  The Trojans dropped to (5-2).

Walnut def. Nogales--We didn't get the final score, but Walnut beat Nogales.  Mike Lee scored 15 points and Darnell Gilbert added 14 for Walnut (6-1). Nogales is 3-4.  WalnutWalnut went to a guard-by-committee rotation to pick up the slack for ailing scoring leader Daniel Jones and it paid off big for the Mustangs. Mike Lee (15 points), Darnell Gilbert (14), Ricky Fischer (11) and Yuji Kimura (four) came up big on both ends of the court to lead Walnut (6-1) past the visiting Nobles.

LA City Section League  Games, Friday, 12/14/01

Western League

University 75, Los Angeles 68 --Junior forward Ruben Boykin had 27 points as visiting University (5-1, 1-1) pulled away in the fourth quarter. Senior forward Aaron Brown added 22 points.

 

LA City Section Non-League  & Intersectional Games, Friday, 12/14/01

Banning (LA City) 89, Jefferson (LA City) 70--Joey Saavedra had 34 points, including six three-pointers and making all eight free throws, and six assists and seven rebounds to go aloing with three steals. Rodrick Perry had 17 points, five rebounds, four steals and two blocked shots for Banning (5-2). Jefferson is (1-4). White had 27 points for Jefferson.  Hytham Abed added 15 points, seven rebounds, three assists and three steals for the Pilots.

Birmingham (LA City) 87, Hamilton (LA City) 73--Loren Leath scored 22 and Arman Shatrang scored 21 to lead host Birmingham (2-2).

Chaminade (CIF-SS) 78, Sylmar (LA City) 77--Sylmar, which trailed the entire game, had a chance to tie it with one second left when Frank Robinson was fouled making a lay up. But Robinson missed the free throw, allowing the Eagles (5-1) to escape with the victory.  Chaminade guard Marcus Everett, had 10 points, Gerrard Link 20 points, Adrian Aye-Darko 20 and Dion Cook 15. Sylmar (2-1) was led by Robinson with  26 points. Jeff Morse had 15 points and Sam Harris added 10 for Sylmar.

Cleveland (LA City) 78, Cathedral (CIF-SS) 50 --Nick Young had 13 points and seven rebounds to lead host Cleveland (3-3) over Cathedral (2-5). David Martinez had 13 points for Cathedral.

Fremont (LA City) 95, Long Beach Jordan (CIF-SS) 46--Glenn Bullard scored 20 points, Terrell Powell had 18 and Thomas Herring had 15 for Fremont (5-0). Jordan is 3-5.

Huntington Park (LA City) 62, LACES (LA City) 44--Carlos Garcia scored 18 points for host Huntington Park (4-1).

South Gate (LA City) 60, Gardena (LA City) 50--Senior guard Edwin Castro scored 22 of his season-high 35 points in the first half to lead the Rams (4-7) past the visiting Panthers.

 

San Diego CIF Section Non- League  Games, Friday, 12/14/01

Calvary Christian 62, West Shores 33--Forward Alex Captain had 19 points and 10 rebounds to lead the way for Calvary Christian. Center Joe Henschel had 16 points, eight rebounds and four steals.  CALVARY CHRISTIAN (62) ---- Barrett 4, Savicki 7, Henschel 16, Captain 19, J. Lopez 4, D. Lopez 3, Riley 7, Mesa 2. FG 27. FT 10-24. WEST SHORES (33) ---- Stewart 25, Johnson 2, Perez 2, Viena 1, Dinsmoor 3. FG 11. FT 11-26. Calvary Christian 15 22 17 8 ---- 62  West Shores 8 5 3 15 ---- 33  Total fouls ---- Calvary Christian 21, West Shores 21. Fouled out ---- Johnson (WS), D. Lopez (CC). Technical fouls ---- Henschel (CC), Pacheco (WS). 3-point goals ---- none. Record: Calvary Christian 2-1.

Coronado 61, San Dieguito Academy 34--San Dgto Acad. 9  6  9 10 -- 34 Coronado 18 22  6 15 -- 61   San Dieguito Acad. (0-4) -- Vico 2, Sapp 10, Barth 2, Maye 1, Connors 8, Wolfe 2, DeWolfe 7, Shimkus 2.  Coronado (6-1) -- Dunlap 13, Hebert 4, Dunn 3, Ransdell 2, Moore 10, Axelson 9, Burris 4, Kennedy 6, Owen 2, Kracht 5, Pontes 3.

Francis Parker 55, Calvin Christian 54 --PARKER (55) ---- Penrose 5, Christia 8, Hendershoft 2, Frank 3, Moore 18, Varadgic 4, Nash 15. FG 19. FT 16-21. CALVIN CHRISTIAN (54) ---- Prins 15, Roberts 6, Tam 11, Donovan 8, Baker 8, Bakker 6. FG 19. FT 14-33.  Parker 10 17 13 15 ---- 55 Calvin Christian 13 17 7 17 ---- 54 Total fouls ---- Parker 28, Calvin Christian 19. Fouled out ---- Hendershoft (P), Moore (P), Baker (C). Technical fouls ---- Bench (P). 3-point goals ---- Penrose (P) 1, Prins (C) 1. Record: Calvin Christian 3-5.

Horizon Christian 82, Orange Lutheran (CIF-SS) 41-- Orange Luth. 9  9 10 13 -- 41 Horizon 21 26 10 25 -- 82  Orange Lutheran (3-3) -- Tanner 3, Jones 5, Taylor 5, D.Heim 2, A.Heim 5, Klitzing 6, Luecke 11, Romberg 4.  Horizon (8-2) -- Roberts 8, Read 17, Dudley 14, Veikalas 5, Robinson 5, Williams 8, Carter 18, Murillo 5, Byers 2.  Three-point goals -- Dudley 2.

Kearny 49, Mission Bay 47--Kearny 9 14 13 13 -- 49 Mission Bay 18  6  6 17 -- 47  Kearny -- Hancock 4, Rodriguez 3, Berson 3, Speed 13, Ware 21, Vasquez 5.  Mission Bay (0-1) -- Daniels 3, Barzoni-Moore 10, Parker 12, Parrott 14, Terrell 6, Smith 2. Three-point goals -- Ware 6, Parrott 4. 

Lutheran 72, Guajome Park 46--Guajome Park 12  8 10 16 -- 46 Lutheran 18 22 20 12 -- 72 Guajome Park -- Tate 6, Suyat 14, Singleton 15, Mentalo 2, Reese 6, Umolo 3.  Lutheran (7-2) -- Heidtbrink 2, Buckalew 13, Moraga 3, Griede 3, Hooper 22, P.Kasaty 14, Conklin 3, Vevia 4, Mapora 2, E.Kasaty 6.

Poway 86, Valley Center 68--Poway's Alan Wiggins had 25 points and 10 rebounds. Valley Center 13 15 24 16 -- 68 Poway 17 25 18 26 -- 86  Valley Center (3-3) -- Ness 13, Halda 10, Stedman 6, Woods 22, Riley 16, Pickering 1. Poway (4-2) -- Hall 15, Heer 10, Stock 13, Wiggins 25, Jergensen 6, Soliven 2 Welsch 9, McGlocklin 2, Merrick 4.  Three-point goals -- Woods 3.  Record: Valley Center 3-3. Poway 4-2.

Rancho Bernardo 64, Escondido 58--ESCONDIDO (58) ---- Bell 4, L. Keeler 11, G. Keeler 5, J. Keeler 22, Coleman 2, Nelson 14. FG 22. FT 4-6. RANCHO BERNARDO (64) ---- Geato 7, Wagner 2, Badin 6, Kisner 14, Olson 9, Fletcher 7, La Forgia 19. FG 23. FT 13-16.  Escondido 9 13 20 16 ---- 58  Rancho Bernardo 14 11 18 21 ---- 64  Total fouls ---- Escondido 22, Rancho Bernardo 10. Fouled out ---- Bell (E). Technical fouls ---- None. 3-point goals ---- J. Keeler (E), 4, Nelson (E) 4, L. Keeler (E) 1, G. Keeler (E) 1, Kisner (RB) 3, Olson (RB) 1, Fletcher (RB) 1. Records: Rancho Bernardo 5-2.

Rancho Buena Vista 82, Oceanside 64--RBV jumped out to a big lead and beat Oceanside, 82-64, in a nonleague contest.  The Longhorns (4-2) jumped out to a 9-4 lead, built that to 25-11 at the end of the first quarter and used a 16-1 run to take a 32-13 advantage.  Another 9-2 run had the count up to 24, and Victor Molina's 3-point buzzer-beater put the Longhorns up 48-23 at the half.  Oceanside shot terribly in the first half and sank just 2-of-15 shots from 3-point range in the game. Still, after RBV had the lead up to 27 early in the third quarter, the Pirates made a run. Oceanside outscored the Longhorns 14-2 to cut the lead to 59-43 with 31 seconds to play in the third, but that's as close as the Pirates would get.   RBV's Jeremy Cross led all scorers with 27 points, while Durrell Johnson added 12 and Trei Turner finished with 10. Charles Lawrence grabbed 10 rebounds for the Longhorns before fouling out.  Zachary Bruce paced Oceanside with a career-high 22 points and grabbed 13 rebounds. E.J. Wilson added 16 points, but leading scorer Jonny Harris was in foul trouble from the start, sat out nearly half the game, and finished with just eight points. Oceanside 11 12 21 20 -- 64 RBV 25 23 13 21 -- 82   Oceanside --Rollins 8, Harris 8, Wilson 16, Byrd 8, Bruce 22, Chambers 2.  RBV (4-2) -- Turner 10, Cross 27, Castaneda 8, V. Molina 5, Johnson 12, O. Molina 2, Amoaku 1, Esquibel 2, Serafin 8, Lawrence 6.

San Diego Southwest 75, Santa Fe Christian 46 --SANTA FE CHRISTIAN (46) ---- Corso 32, Curtius 6, Alexander 8. FG 18. FT 4-8. SOUTHWEST (75) ---- Frijas 7, Backley 6, Cortez 4, Ramirez 7, Leon 17, Gloria 3, Oades 5, Marshall 1, Thomas 10, Cocker 11, Coleman 2. FG 31. FT 3-5.  Santa Fe Christian 14 8 6 18 ---- 46  Southwest 18 18 14 25 ---- 75 Total fouls ---- Santa Fe Christian 7, Southwest 14. Fouled out ---- Thomas (S). Technical fouls ---- None. 3-point goals ---- Corso (SFC) 4, Alexander (SFC) 2, Leon (S) 1, Ramirez (S), Gloria (S) 1, Oades (S) 1. Records: Santa Fe Christian 8-3, Southwest 5-1.

Tri-City Christian (San Diego) 54, Grace Brethren 45 --Brian Kraatz and Marcus Harkness each recorded double-doubles for Tri-City Christian. Kraatz had 14 points and 10 rebounds, while Harkness scored 10 and grabbed 11 boards.  Grace Brethren dropped to 2-6 with the loss at home.  Evan Marme scored 15 points and Eric Durso had 16. Grace Brethren trailed 27-19 at the half. Tri-City (54) -- Harkness 10, Boerneke 2, Saetrick 6, Kroatz 14, DeVries 4, McKinley 8, Duran 8, Dunn 2.  Grace Brethren (45) -- Marme 15, Wreesman 6, Campbell 4, Padot 2, Durso 16, Beaty 2.  Tri-City 14 13 17 10--54 Grace Brethren 9 10 9 17--45 3-Point goals -- Tri-City 4 (Harkness 2, Kroatz 2). Grace Brethren 3 (Marme 2, Durso 1). Fouled out -- None. Rebounds -- Grace Brethren (Beaty 6). Records: Tri-City Christian 6-0. Grace Brethren 3-3.

 

CIF (All SoCal Sections) Tournament  Games, Friday, 12/14/01

Alhambra Tournament (Southern Section)
Semifinals

Bishop Amat 73, Gabrielino 34 --The Lancers earned a return trip to the finals as John Haywood and Paul Porter finished with 13 points apiece to share team-high scoring honors. Bishop Amat (5-2) started with a flourish and finished with a bang, outscoring the Eagles 14-3 in the opening quarter and 18-8 in the final quarter.

Northview 57, Alhambra 44 --Martelo Nelson led all scorers with 17 points to help lead the Vikings (4-3) past the Moors and into the tournament finals. Teammate James Gavin scored 14 points for the Vikings.

Consolation

San Gabriel 65, San Marino 55--details not available.

Santa Fe 55, El Rancho 51--details not available.

Arcadia 67, Montebelllo 64--details not available.

Cerritos 52, South El Monte 50--Sophomore forward Dawin Whiten scored 18 points and senior forward David Honda had 10 as the Dons (5-3) held off the Eagles in a fifth-place semifinal at Alhambra High.

 


Avalon Catalina Classic Tournament (Southern Section)
Second Round

Julian (San Diego) 66, Avalon 40--Senior center Kevin Harrell scored 24 points but it wasn't enough as the Lancers (1-6) lost to the Eagles in pool play. Julian 18 13 16 19 -- 66 Avalon 9 10 10 11 -- 40  Julian (4-3) -- Fisher 15, Bra.Daugherty 15, Paddock 14, Mallon 8, Thomas 4, Stowers 3, Thornburg 2, Gungle 3, Gannon 2.  Avalon -- Harell 24, Nelson 4, Hernandez 5, Ponce 3, Martin 4. Three-point goals -- Fisher 3.

Fairmont Prep 65, Delphi 41 --Will Washington scored 28 points to lead Fairmont Prep (8-0). Delphi is 3-4.


Azusa Tournament (Southern Section)
Championship

Charter Oak 66, Rosemead 37 --Josh Baehr and Sharif Elkhaldy each had 15 points for Charter Oak (8-2). Albert Cardona had 15 points for Rosemead (6-4).

Third Place

Covina 59, Mountain View 47 --Jino LaBomme poured in 23 points to go along with six assists and teammates Brett Pill and Vernon Covington finished with 12 rebounds apiece as the Colts (7-1) emerged victorious.  Efren Caudillo scored 12 points to lead Mountain View (4-3)

Fifth place

Bonita 51, Bell Gardens 40--Junior guard Tommy Musa scored a career-best 16 points with six rebounds and five steals and Nik Cannan added seven points to lead Bonita.(4-4) to victory in the Azusa Tournament's fifth-place game Nik Cannan and Korey Johnson scored seven points apiece for Bonita. 

 


Calvary Chapel Downey Tournament (Southern Section)

Championship

Price 61, Calvary Chapel Downey 60-- Despite some last second heroics from CCD's senior point guard, Tim Drisdom (6'-4" Sr. PG), who finished with 25 points, including a last second lengh-of-the-court three pointer, CCD fell to the defending State Champion Price Knights. Price was led by all-tournament MVP Oscar Edwards with 20 points, while Price point guard Paul Simon had 11 and Derrick Williams (6'-4" Jr. G/F), a transfer from Campbell Hall,  finished with 14.   Jon James of CCD finished with 13 as did sophomore Ralph Miley.

3rd Place

Serra 72, Western Christian 62-- Serra was led by senior guard Eugene Jeter with 34 points, including 6 three pointers.

5th Place

Pacific Hills 80, La Puente 45 --Adam Krief had 21 points to lead Pacific Hills (6-4).

7th Place

Stoneridge Prep 73, Campbell Hall 59--With the seventh-place victory, the Wildcats of Tarzana (6-3) snapped a losing streak at three games.  James Spencer scored a game-high 32 points and was an all-tournament selection. Teammates Mike Nang and Richard Delgado added 18 and 13 points respectively.   Nang scored four three-pointers.  Campbell Hall is 1-4.


Carpinteria Tournament (Southern Section)
Semifinals

Brentwood 60, Santa Ynez 38 --Point guard Brandon Nishimura scored 11 points and had five assists for Brentwood (7-1). Aaron Richman scored 22 points for Santa Ynez (4-4).

Consolation

Bonita 51, Bell Gardens 40

Bishop Diego 48, Pasadena Poly 41


Crescenta Valley Tournament (Southern Section)

Championship

St. John Bosco 70, Crescenta Valley 65--Senior SJB guard Giovanni St. Amant was named tournament MVP after scoring 24 points, grabbing 10 rebounds and recording 4 steals to lead the Braves (8-0) over the Falcons (8-2) in the championship game.  St. John Bosco junior point guard Eric Lane also scored 11 points and had 8 assists, and senior forward Donald Quiroz threw in 21 points and grabbed 11 rebounds and was selected to the all-tournament team.  St. Amant made 12 of 16 shots to go along with eight rebounds. Quiroz had six assists for St. John Bosco.  CV didn't score in the first three minutes of the fourth quarter and couldn't recover against powerful St. John Bosco (8-0). The Falcons, the defending tournament champions, trimmed an 11-point deficit to 68-63 with 24 seconds left in the fourth quarter.  Chris Tarne of CV finished with 17 points and four assists.  The Braves opened the final quarter with a 13-0 spurt, temporarily deflating CV's momentum. CV, making its 13th trip to the tournament championship contest, cut the Braves' lead to 68-55 with a minute remaining on a three-point basket by Goffredo.  Goffredo and teammate Brian Kang were named to the all-tournament team. St. John Bosco's Giovonni St. Amant, who finished with 24 points, eight rebounds and four steals, was selected the tournament's most valuable player. St. John Bosco 15 15 19 21 -- 70 CV 14 12 23 16 -- 65 ST. JOHN BOSCO -- St. Amant 24, 8 rebounds and 4 steals, Quiroz 21, 11 rebounds, 6 assists, Lane 11 and 5 assists, Reynaga 8 and 7 assists, Alugbue 4, Taylor 2. Three-pointers: Quiroz 5, Lane 3, Reynaga 2, St. Amant 1. CV -- Goffredo 23 and 4 assists, Tarne 17 and 4 assists, Couper 11 and 9 rebounds, Kang 8 and 7 rebounds, Rivera 3 and 9 rebounds, Luansing 3. Three-pointers: Goffredo 4, Tarne 2, Luansing, Couper. 

Third Place

Simi Valley 64, Temple City 62: Mitch McManus' 3-pointer in the closing seconds capped an 18-0 run and was the difference for the Pioneers in the third-place game. John Schock had 21 points (9-10 from the field) and 10 rebounds to lead Simi Valley (6-3), which trailed 62-46 with six minutes remaining. KC Bellafontaine added 15 points. Desmond Reed led all scorers with 37 points for Temple City (6-2). Temple city (62) -- Sweeney 5, Reed 37, Chow 3, Giannovlias 2, Onogi 6, Johston 9.   Simi valley (64) -- Sullivan 4, McManus 3, Hunt 2, Wells 4, Duarte 8, Bellefontaine 15, Schock 21, Palomarez 5, Clark 2.  Temple City 19 13 25 5--62 Simi Valley 16 11 15 22--64 3-Point goals -- Temple City 10 (Reed 5, Johnston 3, Chow, Sweeney). Simi Valley 5 (Duarte 2, Bellefontaine, Palomarez, McManus). Fouled out -- None. Rebounds -- Simi Valley 27 (Schock 10). Assists -- Simi Valley 18 (Duarte 5). Total fouls -- Temple City 13, Simi Valley 11. 

Fifth Place

Quartz Hill 59, Monrovia 57--Andrae Johnson scored 19 points as the Rebels (6-8) overcame a 12-point halftime deficit. Mychael Williams scored 18 points for Quartz Hill, which outscored Monrovia 20-5 in the third quarter. Baron Harrell added 12 points for the Rebels.

7th Place

Franklin 78, Verdugo Hills 47-- Verdugo Hills yielded the first 17 points in the second half en route to a 78-47 loss to Franklin in the seventh-place game of the 14th annual Falcon Classic at Crescenta Valley High on Friday. The sputtering Dons (3-8) lost their fourth consecutive game -- all in the tournament. Franklin (3-5) scored 31 third-quarter points, thanks to nine turnovers by Verdugo Hills, and Franklin went on a 19-2 run. The Dons entered the tournament with a three-game winning streak. They lost by an average of 13.8 points in their four tournament games. Franklin 16 16 31 15 -- 78  Verdugo Hills 11 12 10 14 -- 47 FRANKLIN -- Carrillo 18, Lutton 14, Martin 14, Diaz 13 and 7 assists and five steals, Cook 7 and 4 steals, Turner 5, Powers 4, Viola 2, Limon 1. Three-pointers: Carrillo 4, Cook, Turner. VERDUGO HILLS -- Gupilan 9, Cortes 8, Figueroa 7, Castro 6, Urbina 4, Dingman 4, Kordab 3, Andrade 2, Chacon 2, Macauley 2. Three-pointers: Cortes.


El Dorado Gary Raya Coed Classic Tournament (Southern Section)

Chino 59, Corona 45 --Johnny Dominguez scored 14 points and Robert White and Aaron Marcey each had 12 for Chino (4-3). Chris Naifus finished with seven assists and Pjayi Malone had seven rebounds. Corona was outscored 11-2 in the third quarter of a third-round pool play game of Gary Raya Coed Classic at Placentia El DoradoCorona (2-6) -- Morrow 1, Hyun 4, Duran 2, Dias 8, Smith 8, Brown 4, Almasy 8, Garcia 8, Jasso 2. Chino -- John Dominguez 14, Robert White 12, Tjayi Malone 8, Aaron Marcy 12, Putnam 9, Chris Naifus 4. Halftime score -- Chino 31-25. Three-point goals -- Dominguez 2, White, Almasy, Smith 2, Garcia. Total fouls -- Corona 20, Chino 6. Fouled out -- none. 

Warren 49, Diamond Ranch 45--Sophomore guard Ronald Fleming scored 14 points and senior guard Dennis Moore added 15 points to lead the Bears (6-2) past the Panthers (5-2) in the third round of pool play.  Richard Coombs scored 12 points and grabbed nine rebounds and Brent Humphrey added 13 points in the loss for Diamond Ranch. Despite the loss, the Panthers, who had seven steals from Ray Lewiswill play for the tournament championship tonight against El Dorado based on their overall record in pool play.  Diamond Ranch, which finished 2-1 in pool play but earned the title-game appearance through a tiebreaker, forced 27 Warren turnovers but was 1 for 19 from three-point range.

 


Sweetwater Hilltop Tournament (San Diego Section)

Championship Game

Torrey Pines 54, Helix 41-- Helix 8 14 10  9 -- 41 Torrey Pines 15 16  7 16 -- 54  Helix -- Farris 15, Sanjuan 2, West 5, Toilolo 3, Smith 8, Caldwell 4, Bland 4. Torrey Pines -- Cooper 3, Cech 7, Kramer 15, Ness 6, Johnson 4, Fogel 7, Vulkin 2, Brull 2, Benson 8.  Three-point goals -- Kramer 3.

Sweetwater 62, Hilltop 52-- Hilltop 17  8 11 16 -- 52 Sweetwater 11 10 19 22 -- 62  Hilltop (2-4) -- Jackson 5, Wessel 4, Garcia 13, Baca 4, Harms 10, Haynie 10, Sotoa 6.  Sweetwater -- Martinez 3, Trujillo 20, Rosure 10, White 14, Gonzalez 7, Wong 4, Phelps 4.   Three-point goals -- Trujillo 3.

La Jolla 59, Monte Vista 50-- Monte Vista 13 16  4 17 -- 50 La Jolla 17 17 11 14 -- 59   Monte Vista -- Wells 17, Whyte 9, Simpson 2, Synder 3, Ramer 11, Childs 6, Davis 2.  La Jolla -- Peddie 24, C.Clark 6, McBride 6, Nix 4, Moyer 7, Bettles 12 3-pt goals -- Bettles 2, Wells 2.

Chula Vista 55, Point Loma 40-- Chula Vista 17 15 13 10 -- 55 Point Loma 10  6 16  8 -- 40  Chula Vista -- Davies 10, Stribling 6, Burns 4, Garcia 5, Milligan 17, Keith 13. Point Loma -- Antl 7, Go.Brown 6, Javey 4, Delira 3, Jordan 16, Proctor 2, Ekweozor 2.  3-pt goals -- Antl 2, Stribling 2.

San Pasqual 61, Patrick Henry 59 (OT) --HENRY (59) ---- Green 4, Brones 2, Martinez 10, Mischelen 4, Washington 5, Johnson 17, Eagle 17. FT 8-14. SAN PASQUAL (61) -- Johansen 1, Rehkopf 2, Kara 17, Fuselier 20, Weaver 3, Petrovic 7, Down 11. FT 18-28.  Henry 14 11 16 12 6 -- 59 San Pasqual 6 10 10 27 8 -- 61  Total fouls -- Henry 31, San Pasqual 20. Fouled out -- Washington (H), Eagle (H). Technical fouls -- none. 3-point goals -- Washington (H) 1, Weaver (SP) 1, Petrovic (SP) 1, Fuselier (SP) 1. Records: Henry 4-3. San Pasqual 3-2.

 


Glendora II Tournament (Southern Section)

Championship Semifinals

Glendora 59, Etiwanda 47 --Larry Monroe scored 22 points for Glendora (8-0).

Claremont 74, Diamond Bar 61--Shaddean Aaron scored 30 points to help Claremont defeat Diamond Bar 74-61 in the semifinals of the Glendora Tournament on Friday at Glendora High School. Cameron Munoz scored 16 points and added six assists and four rebounds for Claremont (7-3). Khalif Ford was Diamond Bar's top scorer with 18 points to go along with six rebounds. The Brahmas fall to 5-3. Perrin Johnson had seven points, four blocks and five rebounds for the Wolfpack, who will play the winner of the Etiwanda/Glendora game in the title game.  Cameron Munoz added six assists and Perrin Johnson had five rebounds and four blocks for the Wolfpack. Brandan Papez had 14 for Diamond Bar.

Fifth place semifinal

San Dimas 71, Norco 45--Ryan Gunderson and Eli Smalley scored 15 points each to lead San Dimas (5-2). Curtis Small scored 12 points and Antouan Mesropian added 10 points in the win for the Saints.  Jeremy Black had 15 points to lead Norco (6-3). Norco arrived at its Glendora Tournament game just before tipoff and never overcame a slow start. San Dimas jumped to an 18-6 first-quarter lead and extended the advantage to 17 by halftime. Tolani Ojunyoku had seven rebounds for Norco. Norco (6-3) -- Black 15, Cuadra 2, Knight 7, Ojunyoku 5, Graves 6, Sanders 2, Waterbury 4, Contreras 2, McDowell 2. San Dimas (5-2) -- Small 15, Mesropian 10, Ferrera 4, Gunderson 12, Smalley 15, Zielomski 3, Lopez 2, Bastillos 4, Pettit 6.Halftime score -- San Dimas 36-19. Three-point goals -- Black 4, Small 3, Gunderson 2, Smalley. Total fouls -- Norco 20, San Dimas 23. Fouled out -- Knight.

San Gorgonio 59, Redlands 44 --Kevin Houston had 21 points to lead San Gorgonio (7-1) San Bernardino San Gorgonio pulled away with an 18-6 third quarter in which junior guard Kevin Houston had nine points. He also added eight assists and made three of four three-pointers. Redlands -- Parsha 4, D'Amico 13, Gilbert 5, Pasman 6, Cole 4, Audi 6, Earl 3, McCoffin 3. San Gorgonio (7-1) -- Houston 21, Lewis 10, Tyler 14, Leach 8, Daigle 6. Halftime score -- San Gorgonio 27-16. Three-point goals -- D'Amico 3, Gilbert, Audi, Houston 3, Lewis. Total fouls -- Redlands 12, San Gorgonio 14. Fouled out -- none.

 


Murrieta Nighthawk Classic Tournament (Southern Section)
Pool play

Arlington 54, Fontana 45--The Lions (4-5) picked up their first win of the Nighthawk Classic by beating the Steelers (2-3) in a low-scoring affair. Rafael Simon led Arlington with 14 points while Harold Diggins paced Fontana with 12 points.

Elsinore 70, Riverside ML King 69 --Travon Keahey hit a three-pointer at the buzzer as Elsinore defeated Riverside King in a pool-play game of the Nighthawk Classic at Murrieta Valley. Elsinore trailed by 10 after three quarters, but outscored King 25-14 in the fourth to pull out the victory. William Hunt scored 14 of his game-high 28 points in the fourth quarter. The Tigers overcame a 15-point third-quarter deficit. William Hunt had 28 points and 11 rebounds to lead Elsinore. Keahey had 22 points and 13 rebounds. Marvin Lea scored 23 for King.Elsinore (6-2) -- Keahey 22, Green 13, Strausheim 0, Hunt 28, Wolter 0, Weeks 4, Cirilo 3. King (6-2) -- Lea 23, Hilt 10, Simms 10, Rosborough 15, Doss 3, Ellis 5, Thomas 3. Halftime score -- King 36-24. Three-point goals -- Keahey 4, Ellis, Lea, Hilt, Thomas, Rosborough 3. Total fouls -- Elsinore 17, King 17. Fouled out -- none.

Fallbrook 51, Murrieta Valley 33--Murrieta Valley was down 12-2 at the end of the first quarter and tied the game, 23-23, at halftime. Fallbrook went on a 10-0 run at the end of the third quarter to put the game away. Bryan Ricks had 21 points and 11 rebounds for Murrieta Valley.  Fallbrook -- Legree 18, Jorde 2, Upovac 13, Vedenoff 0, Manning 18. Murrieta Valley (5-3) -- Williams 2, Porter 0, Ricks 21, Fleming 2, Clugston 3, MgGregor 5. Halftime score -- Tied 23-23. Three-point goals -- Ricks 3, Clugston, Manning 2. Total fouls -- Fallbrook 16; Murrieta Valley 8. Fouled out -- None. Technical fouls -- None. Fallbrook 12 11 12 16 -- 51 Murrieta Val. 2 21  7  3 -- 33

San Marcos 73, Ontario 60--Ontario Ontario had already secured a spot in the championship game of the Nighthawk Classic when it met San Marcos in the final round of pool play, but it did not play like a championship team Friday at Murrieta Valley High School.  The Jaguars dropped a 73-60 decision to the Knights as they suffered their first loss of the season. The two teams were tied, 33-33, at the half, but San Marcos (5-4) outscored Ontario (6-1) 23-12 in the third quarter to take control of the game. The Knights held Ontario's lead scorer Desmond Crews to just four points. Adam Green led San Marcos with 23 points while Jamar hendrix added 17. The Knights will play in the seventh-place game. SAN MARCOS (73) -- J. Boone 8, N. Boone 1, Hendrix 17, Moore 12, Hamideh 7, Green 23, Kearney 5. FG 29. FT 12-16. ONTARIO (60)-- Taylor 3, N. Mack 19, M. Mack 16, Crews 4, Nobles 4, Dunn 14. FG 24. FT 9-14.  San Marcos 22 11 23 17 -- 73 Ontario 15 18 12 15--60  Total fouls -- San Marcos 17, Ontario 18. Fouled out - Sears (O). Technical fouls -- none. 3-point goals-- Hendrix (SM) 1, Moore (SM) 1, Green (SM) 1, Taylor (O) 1, N. Mack (O) 2.  Record: San Marcos 5-4.


North Orange County (Sunny Hills, Sonora, Troy.) Tournament (Southern Section)

Bellflower 80, Damien 59--Michael Hubbard scored a game-high 29 points to lead the Buccaneers (4-5) to a victory over Damien in a fifth-place semifinal game at Troy High. Ruben Castro added 12 points for Bellflower.

Brea Olinda 86, El Modena 59 --Eric Giesler had 23 points and Evan Moore had 23 points and 16 rebounds for Brea (6-2). El Modena is 5-2.

Costa Mesa 62, Long Beach Wilson 53--Junior guard Kevin Crockett scored 18 points and senior guard Jakarri Hunt had 17 but it wasn't enough as the Bruins (4-6) lost to the Mustangs in a 13th-place semifinal at Sonora High.   Costa Mesa junior Carlos Jaime had 17 rebounds and senior teammate Chad Vakili scored 27 points as a fill-in point guard to key the Mustangs' 62-53 win over Long Beach Wilson.  David Conte sat out due to disciplinary reasons.  Vakili scored 18 points in the second half, and finished with four assists on the night. Junior Danny Krikorian netted four three-pointers in the first half and senior Nolan Clark came off the bench to match his 12 points, all in the second half.  Costa Mesa 11 19 18 14 - 62 Long Beach Wilson 5 14 16 18 - 53 Costa Mesa - Krikorian 12, Jaime 4, Millward 2, Vakili 27, Ball 3, Clark 12, Stroman 2, Kohara 0, Trinh 0. 3-pt. goals - Vakili 5, Krikorian 4, Ball 1. Fouled out - none. Technicals - none. Wilson - Crockett 20, Hunt 15, Ramsey 5, Buckley 7, Lebeauf 1, Malone 4, Brown 1. 3-pt. goals - Crockett 1, Hunt 1, Ramsey 1, Buckley 1. Fouled out - Malone. Technicals - none.

Downey 45, Laguna Hills 43--Senior guard Steve Topete scored 11 points and junior guard Larry Cunningham had 10 as the Vikings (5-3) defeated the Hawks in a seventh-place semifinal at Sonora High.  Anthony Rivera made two free throws with 30 seconds to play to put Downey  ahead. Laguna Hills (4-6) missed a three-pointer at the buzzer.

Gahr 67, Don Lugo 32--Junior forward Vincent Porter made four 3-pointers en route to scoring 16 points as the Gladiators (4-6) defeated the Conquistadores in an 11th-place semifinals at Sunny Hills High. Junior guard Marques Williams added 12 points for Gahr. Don Lugo drops to 2-8.  After jumping out to a quick 10-2 lead midway through the first quarter, Don Lugo (2-8) struggled the rest of the way as Gahr outscored the Conquistadores 65-22. Don Lugo will play for 24th place overall next. 

Ganesha 61, Valley Christian Cerritos 47--Long Hoang hit back-to-back three-pointers during a critical fourth-quarter stretch to lift the Giants to the win in the fifth-place semifinal of the North Orange County Tournament. Mike Efevberha led Ganesha (6-2) with 13 points and Hoang contributed 11. With three minutes left to play in fourth quarter, Long Hoang hit back to back 3-pointers to crush all hopes of a Cerritos Valley Christian comeback. Teammate Michael Esevberha was Ganesha's top scorer with 13 points. The Giants (6-2) will play in the fifth place final.

Paramount 74, Norwalk 56--Junior guards Christopher Campbell and Tony Smith each scored 15 points to lead the Pirates (8-2) to the consolation championship with a victory over the Lancers (3-6) at Sunny Hills. Senior guard Dwayne Nunley scored 15 points and junior guard Dwayne Murray scored 10 points for Norwalk.

Troy 61, St. Paul 59--Rudy Serna led all scorers with 23 points for the Swordsmen, including seven 3-point field goals. With 9 seconds left in regulation, the Warriors' (5-6) junior guard Kevin Dalafu hit a 3-pointer to go ahead by one point over the Swordsmen. After a brief timeout, junior guard Rudy Serna hit a 3-pointer just after the buzzer sounded, but St. Paul went down to the Warriors. Guard Omar Cepedia made 3 3-pointers to finish with 13 points for St. Paul. Junior forward Nate Gilkes led the Warriors with 22 points.

Sonora 79, Los Altos 48--details not immediately available.

Villa Park 65, Sunny Hills 54 --Bryce Prather scored 21 points to lead the Spartans (7-0) past the Lancers (7-2) in a semifinal game. Villa Park faces Brea Olinda tonight at Sonora in the tournament final.

 


Ocean View Tournament of Champions (Southern Section)

Championship Semifinal

Corona Centennial 69, Redondo 65--Lance Soderberg had 18 points to lead Corona Centennial (6-1) and Keith Ellison had 29 points for No. 6 Redondo Union (5-2). Playing with four fouls, Ellison scored 21 of his 29 points in the fourth quarter, but Centennial made its last six free throws. The Huskies (4-0) did not get off to a good start in Friday's semifinal. The first half was dominated by the Seahawks, whose Adam Zahn scored 17 points to help Redondo lead, 34-29, at the half. But after the break, Centennial came back. Lance Soderberg finished with a team-high 18 points and he held Redondo's Adam Zahn to just nine second half points, 4 on free throws, and Redondo failed to score a single basket in the third quarter.  Redondo struggled with the loss of two starters: Wendell White, who suffered a sprained ankle Thursday night, and Eddie Topps, who was injured at the end of football season. Zahn added 26 for Redondo.

Mater Dei 88, Verbum Dei 55 --Mike Strawberry's 24 points and 10 rebounds led Mater Dei. Strawberry made 10 of 13 shots and Marcel Jones made eight of 10 shots and had 18 points, as the Monarchs outscored Verbum Dei, 28-12 in the second quarter. Richard Chaney led the Eagles with 22 points and nine rebounds. With Mater Dei leading, 9-6, late in the first quarter, Strawberry helped the Monarchs extend their lead to 14 by scoring nine of his 15 first-half points in a 16-7 run. Verbum Dei (5-3) cut the lead to 10 midway through the second quarter on a three-point play by Richard Chaney (22 points). However, Strawberry and Jones combined to score 12 of Mater Dei's next 15 points, helping the Monarchs close the half with a 15-2 run for a 45-22 halftime lead.

Consolation Semfinals

Mayfair 80, Canyon Springs 79 (2 OT)-- Senior guard Aaron King made two free throws with 13 seconds left in double overtime to seal the win as the Monsoons (5-2) defeated the Cougars in a semifinal game at Mater Dei High. Mayfair will play Artesia for the consolation championship.

Artesia 70, Perris 44--Senior forward Ronald Allen had 12 points and junior center Kaelen Daniels had 11 as the Pioneers (4-2) defeated the Panthers in a consolation semifinal game at Mater Dei High.  Kaelen Daniels added 11 points and 10 rebounds for Artesia.

5th Place Semifinals

Cajon 61, Ocean View 60 --Romale Porter scored eight points in the last two minutes of the game, including a last-second three-pointer, to lift San Bernardino Cajon over Huntington Beach Ocean View in a fifth-place semifinal game of the Ocean View Tournament.Cajon (6-1) -- Morris 22, Silvas 4, Porter 10, Gasaway 4, Payne 6, Clark 6, Lewis 5, Danridge 2, Cooper 2. Ocean View (2-4) -- Hatch 16, Ortiz 16, Sargeant 6, Gallardo 6, Rivera 0, Wurts 4, Clarke 9, Okwudidanye 3.   Halftime score -- 29-29. Three-point goals -- Clarke 3, Ortiz 4, Sargeant 2, Morris, Porter 2. Total fouls -- Cajon 14, Ocean View 11. Fouled out -- none.

Rialto 79, Anaheim Canyon 57--details not immediately available.


Rancho Cucamonga-Upland "Claremont Auto Center" Tournament (Southern Section)

Semifinals

AB Miller 77, Rancho Cucamonga 61-- Miller (9-0) was led by smooth-shooting guard Jacob Ramirez, who scored 20 of his game-high 26 points in the second half to ice the game. The Rebels face Pasadena in the tournament's championship round at 7:30 tonight at Rancho Cucamonga High. The Bulldogs defeated Upland 60-45 on Friday. The Cougars face the Highlanders in the tournament's third-place game

Pasadena 60, Upland 45--Dino Wilburn led the Bulldogs into the championship game of the Claremont Auto Center Classic with 25 points. Todd Martin led the Highlanders (5-2) with 17 points. Upland's Eric Holland suffered a strained groin in the first minte of the second quarter and did not return to play. Pasadena will play A.B. Miller in Saturday's championship

Fifth Place Semifinals

Moreno Valley 63, Rancho Verde 60 --Moreno Valley hit six three-pointers in the fourth quarter to erase a 16-point deficit and win a fifth-place semifinal in the Claremont Auto Center Tournament. Moreno Valley hit 10 of 20 from three-point range in the game, including 4 of 7 by Darryl Barnett and 2 of 3 by Sean Nicholson. Nicholson's three-pointer put the Vikings ahead for good at 59-58. Tim Bundy had 14 points and seven assists for Moreno Valley, which trailed by as many as 19 points in the second half. Moreno Valley (5-3) -- Butler 2, Bundy 14, Barnett 18, Dillon 0, Crawford 0, Griego 4, Nicholson 7, Marshall 5, McNiel 2, Acevedo 11. Rancho Verde -- Nogueira 8, Singfield 4, Brown 4, Winston 21, Jones 7, Roselle 10, Tillman 6.   Halftime score -- Rancho Verde 32-22. Three-point goals -- Jones, Roselle 2, Bundy 3, Barnett 4, Nicholson 2, Marshall. Total fouls -- Moreno Valley 14, Rancho Verde 14. Fouled out -- none.

La Sierra 51, Chaffey 42 --Anthony Wilkerson scored 17 points and grabbed 11 rebounds and Nnamdi Nwandu added 11 points in the loss for Chaffey (2-7). Oscar Vasquez had 11 points and 10 rebounds to help lift Riverside La Sierra passed Ontario Chaffey in a consolation game. Chaffey -- Kilgore 2, Fox 2, Nwandu 11, Wilkerson 19, Crump 0, Valerio 6, Naeata 2. La Sierra (4-1) -- Jenkins 0, Andres 17, Torres 3, Vasquez 11, K.Maxim 9, J.Maxim 11. Halftime score -- La Sierra 30-14. Three-point goals -- Wilkerson, Andres 3, Torres. Total fouls -- Chaffey 16, La Sierra 17. Fouled out -- Nwandu, Crump.

Consolation semifinals

Ayala 50, Serrano 31 --Andrew Hatch had 14 points for Ayala (4-4). Serrano is 2-5. Kyle Gregory added seven assists and four steals to lead Ayala (4-4).

Temescal Canyon 71, South Torrance 60 --Mike Peterson had 18 points and Chuck Ellenwood had 13 points and 11 rebounds for Temescal Canyon (5-3). South Torrance falls to 4-3. Lake Elsinore Temescal Canyon outscored South Torrance 24-14 in the third, led by Mike Peterson scoring nine, in a consolation semifinal of the Claremont Auto Center Tournament. Kevin Ritchie had 18 points and eight rebounds, but the Spartans lost in the consolation semifinals. Farbod Azizi finished with 15 points and four rebounds, and Tyler Graham also had 15 points for South (3-3), which plays Chaffey today at noon for 11th place.  Temescal Canyon (5-3) -- Garrett 12, Peterson 18, Wing 11, Twamley 9, Ellenwood 13, Allen 2, Petty 2, Coral 2, Bleeker 2. South Torrance (4-3) -- Oshiro 2, Flynn 2, Azizi 15, Graham 15, Nolen 6, Richie 18, Olsen 2. Halftime score -- Temescal Canyon 39-29. Three-point goals -- Garrett 2, Wing 2, Twamley, Elenwood, Flynn, Nolen 2, Richie. Total fouls -- Temescal Canyon 18, South Torrance 24. Fouled out -- Nolen.

Seventh Place Semifinals

San Pedro 53, Arroyo Valley 51--Joe Guastella hit two free throws with 10 seconds left to put the third-round game away for San Pedro.  James Givan had 16 points, 11 rebounds and four assists, Houston Magee and Robert Ellett each tallied 10 points, and Guastella finished with five points and four assists for the Pirates (3-5).

 


San Diego Grossmont "Elite Surgical"  Tournament (San Diego Section)

Grossmont 63, Granite Hills 50--Granite Hills 11 18 11 10 -- 50 Grossmont 15 16 11 21 -- 63  Granite Hills -- Nasser 5, Davis 14, Arehart 2, Elhabashy 6, Chase 13, Hall 10.   Grossmont (2-6) -- Brands 11, Williams 7, Vickers 35, Young 2, Fernandez 1, Gerber 2, Goldbarg 2, Barbour 3.   Three-point goals -- Elhabashy 2.

Bishop's School 71, Mira Mesa 69-- Mira Mesa 18 11 17 23 -- 69 Bishop's 15 22 18 16 -- 71   Mira Mesa -- Morgan 2, Brown 2, Ross 18, Schmidt 7, Kelly 1, Blake 26, Woods 8, Cooper 3, Deloereyes 2.  Bishop's -- Richardson 6, Kandel 6, Smith 22, Nieto 23, White 2, Fraley 6, Grimm 7.   3-pt goals -- Nieto 3, Blake 3.

Mt. Miguel 66, Ramona 45 --RAMONA (45) ---- Holmes 6, Kaiser 2, Proctor 4, Jones 3, Skahan 3, Perram 9, Mort 2, Schroepfer 2, Patterson 5, Nuth 9. FG 14. FT 16-31. MT. MIGUEL (66)-- Ary 10, Johnson 2, Burties 2, Ballinger 7, Foster 5, Campbell 5, Multifalcon 2, Griffin 11, Sing 2, Street 8, Barber 12. FG 24. FT 9-15. Ramona 8 11 12 14 -- 45  Mt. Miguel 10 23 18 15 -- 66  Total fouls -- Ramona 14, Mt. Miguel 22. Fouled out -- None. Technical fouls -- Johnson (MM) 1, Mt. Miguel bench. 3-point goals -- Proctor (R) 1, Street (MM) 2, Campbell (MM) 1, Griffin (MM) 1, Barber (MM) 1. Record: Ramona 2-7, Mt. Miguel 5-3.

Valhalla 69, Clairemont 49-- Clairemont 11 16 12 10 -- 49 Valhalla 14 18  8 29 -- 69 Clairemont -- Stratton 13, Gates 10, Simmons 9, McHelney 5, B.Williams 5, Siskowic 2, Barker 2, Depetaito 3. Valhalla (1-8) -- Stinnett 25, Fowler 19, Molden 9, Sheppard 7, Gonzales 6, Hanna 3. Three-point goals -- Stratton 2.

St. Augustine 73, La Jolla Country Day 72-- LJCD 20 17 15 20 -- 72 St. Augustine 29 13 16 14 -- 73  LJCD (8-1) -- Golia 3, McWhorter 15, Robinson 26, Bastine 9, Schu 11, Grooms 6, Csaki 2.  St. Augustine (3-0) -- Marentez 32, Orozco 6, Iase 9, Dubenetsky 6, Agnes 12, McRoskey 6, Silva 2.  Three-point goals -- Marentez 4, Robinson 3, Schu 3, Orozco 2, McRoskey 2.


Santa Maria Valley Tournament

Semifinals

Righetti 67, Cabrillo 49--In the Santa Maria Valley tourney semifinals, Caleb Ortiz had 19 points, Michael Martin and Eric Knowlson 10 for the Warriors. Aaron Belton had 15, Mike Lee and Kori Summers 7 for the Conquistadores.

St. Joseph Santa Maria 49, Arroyo Grande 45-- The Eagles, with five new starters this season, faltered down the stretch in their first close game of the season, losing to St. Joseph 49-45 in a championship semifinal of the Santa Maria Valley Tournament.  Arroyo Grande, 3-2 overall, had a three-game win streak snapped.  St. Joseph, 4-1, will play Righetti at for the tournament title. Arroyo Grande led St. Joseph 43-42 after Scott Buhl made a pair of free throws with 2:37 to play. But the Knights scored five straight points over the next 2:12 to all put the Eagles away. The game was played at a pace that favored the taller Eagles. But the Knights fared reasonably well playing a slower, more deliberate style. The Knights helped themselves by holding Arroyo Grande guard Sean Hogoboom to nine points. Hogoboom, who scored 26 in the Eagles’ first-round tournament game against Delano, had only three points on 1-for-8 shooting in the first three quarters. Buhl led Arroyo Grande with 16 points and seven rebounds — his fifth straight double-digit scoring game to start the season — while St. Joseph’s Joseph Tilley had 15 points and Stewart Kussler 13. Arroyo Grande played St. Joseph in a scrimmage before the start of the season and didn’t fare nearly as well as it did Friday. That’s good news for a team that had only Buhl and Hogoboom get playing time last season.

Consolation Semifinal

Morro Bay 61, Valley Christian (Santa Maria) 46 --The Pirates played good first-half defense to make it into the consolation final. Morro Bay allowed only 19 first-half points to beat Valley Christian and set up a meeting today against Santa Maria. Derrick Dickson scored 15 points for the Pirates, while Devon Thomas finished with 15. They helped Morro Bay take a 33-19 lead at halftime and cruise to the consolation semifinal win.


Sylmar Slam Jam Tournament

Reseda 73, Montclair Prep 69--Sergei Lepiashinski scored 28 points as the Reseda boys' basketball team held on for a 73-69 victory over Montclair Prep of Van Nuys in pool play of the Sylmar tournament Friday night. The Regents (5-1) nearly blew a 21-point second-half lead in a game that saw two Reseda players ejected and the lights in the gym go out twice. Kenny Estrada was ejected in the fourth quarter after throwing a punch that landed on Marko Bozovic's eye. Teammate Dorian Tharps was also ejected when he left the bench during the altercation. That incident sparked a Mounties rally that brought them within four points. Junior Rober Lewis led Montclair Prep with 21 points and Bozovic added 16 points. Estrada, who as a result of the altercation is ineligible for Reseda's first game today, scored 14 points and teammate Matt Foster had 13 points.

Canoga Park 69, Beverly Hills 67--Junior Maurice Neal had 24 points to lead the Hunters in a pool-play game.

Thousand Oaks 84, Locke 62 --Ben Olson scored 14 points for Thousand Oaks and Chad Acerboni had 13 for the Lancers (3-0).

Canoga Park 69, Venice 51 --Maurice Neal scored 40 points for Canoga Park (3-6), including seven three-pointers.


We Care Classic (@ Westchester)

Muir 66, Hawthorne 58--Hawthorne made a run after falling behind by 24 points at the half, and closed to within six points in the final minute at Westchester. But the Cougars (3-6) could get no closer, despite 14 points from Mike Washington and 13 from Vilamar Washington.

Rolling Hills Prep 77, Marshall 63--Curtis Allen scored 28 points as Rolling Hills Prep outscored its opponent, 46-23, by halftime.   D.J. Wright and Jason Daley each added 16 points for Rolling Hills Prep.


Western Shootout Tournament (Southern Section)
Pool Play

Orange 86, Santiago (GG) 67--Justin Collins had 31 points and eight rebounds and Quenton Parker had 23 points and 15 rebounds for Orange (6-0). Freddy Brito had 17 points for Santiago.

Garden Grove 54, La Quinta (Westminster) 53--Cesar Lopez missed the front end of a one and one and La Quinta (0-9) pushed the ball down court only to miss a baseline jumper for Garden Grove (1-6). La Quinta's Albert Subandhi scored 16 points and had 10 rebounds.

Whittier 54, Westminster 39 -- Michael Hernandez scored 21 points to lead the Cardinals.  Whittier's defense shined in the second quarter as it held the Lions to six points.  Michael Lopez contributed to the victory with nine points. 

Western 48, Whitney 43--KvonTucker led all scorers with 17 points as the Pioneers (5-2) held off the Wildcats.


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