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Game Scores & Details From Day Four
12/5/02, Thursday--(Dec. 6, 2002)

Lots of tournament and non-league action yesterday.  Taft's junior guard Jordan Farmar continues with his hot-hand, scoring another 38 points in the Simi Tournament yesterday and is now averaging 41.3 ppg in just three games (for the mathematically challenged, that means he's scored 124 points in three games).  Yesterday he hit 7-three pointers.  We'll see how long this keeps up after the rest of the Taft football players, including Farmar's intended backcourt running mate, Steve Smith returns to the hardwood.

One other note:  On the Stoneridge Prep game the other night, Roger Murray, a sportswriter for the Pasadena Star News-Whittier Daily News, Inland Valley Daily Bulletin chain of papers (which is owned by the same group which owns the LB Press Telegram and the SFV Daily News), has an interesting take on the game.  His conclusion:  The coach of South Bay should have seen it coming when he first agreed to schedule the game against Stoneridge.....Er, um. Ok.  Here's a link to the article.  Interesting, and probably a valid point, but does it excuse or explain what happened?  Let us know by posting your thoughts on the message forum.

Tournament Game Scores For Thursday, Dec. 5, 2002

Beaumont Tournament

Apple Valley 53, West Valley 49--Junior guard Will Logan 24 points to lead the Sun Devils past the Mustangs in the Beaumont Tournament. Trevor Rork had 10 points for Apple Valley (1-1), which will play the winner of the San Bernardino-Hemet game at 3 p.m. today.

Buchanan-Clovis West Tournament (Fresno)
Second Round

Clovis West 86, San Joaquin Memorial 42--Without Dwain Williams who transferred to Chapparal in SoCal, or Antonio Lawrence who is now at San Jose State, Memorial didn't stand a chance.   The host Golden Eagles got points from 14 players and cruised to an 86-42 victory against Memorial on Thursday in the second round of the Buchanan/Clovis West boys basketball tournament.  Kevin Hurley scored a team-high 14 points for Clovis West. Teammates Tyrese McDaniel and Trent Thompson added 13 and 10 points, respectively.

Clovis 79, Bullard 57-- Jon Black scored 27 points, and David Lange added 19 as the Cougars pulled away for the victory. Clovis outscored the Knights in every quarter, but by no more than seven points in any quarter. Chris Walker led Bullard with 22 points.

Dominguez 81, Central 71--The Grizzles' JaeTee Taylor led all scorers with 32 points, but Dominguez won behind a balanced attack. Dominguez guard Jason Murdock scored 16 of his 22 points in the final quarter, including 10 of 13 free throws, to lead the Dons to a come-from- behind win. Dominguez (2-0) takes on Hanford tonight. Travon Free fouled out, but still managed to finish the game with 22 points, 11 rebounds and two blocked shots. Murdock added nine assists, and junior Michael Hitchcock scored six points in the decisive fourth quarter in which the Dons outscored Central 29-21.

Garces 93, Roseville 61--Zach Ryan scored 22 points and Kyle Shiloh added 21 to lead the Rams over Roseville in the Buchanan-Clovis West Tip-Off at Clovis West High. Anthony Esparza added 11 points and had seven rebounds, Moochie Carillo had 19 points and Robert Smith added 15 points for the Rams, who led by 21 at the half. The Rams (2-0) wind up pool play tonight against Clovis (2-0).

Hoover 77, Modesto Christian 61--Durrel Powell scored 21 points -- 15 of them on five 3-point field goals -- to lead the Patriots. Hoover's Steven Scholle and Kevin Robinson added 17 and 14 points, respectively.

Hanford 78, Buchanan 44--Kyler Nanes scored 15 points, and Kellen Nanes added 14 as the Bullpups took a 20-7 lead after the first quarter and never looked back. All of Kyler Nanes' points came on five 3-pointers. Tyler Kirby led Buchanan with seven points

Rocklin 59, Madera 56--Gary Moran missed a 3-point attempt at the buzzer for the Coyotes. T.J. Aguilar led Madera with 17 points, and teammate Jason Brooks added 10.

Beverly Hills Tournament

Culver City 65, North Hollywood 48--North Hollywood (2-2) was led by DeAndre Lamar with 11 and Alan Rojas with 11 in the loss. Austin Waggner had 14 for Culver City (2-1) while Richard Caldwell led all scorers with 23. Jarrod Tennant finished with 10 for Culver City. 

Daniel Murphy 72, Los Angeles 32 --details not available.

Garfield 59, San Fernando 48--details not available.

Hamilton 65, Birmingham 41--J.R. Levis scored 17 points for Hamilton (4-1). Birmingham is 0-3. Dejon Bryant scored 10 for the Patriots in the loss.

Peninsula 50, Beverly Hills 41--Shawn Weinstein had 22 points, including seven of eight free throws in the final 2:21, for Peninsula (2-1). Daniel Darton scored 11 points for Beverly Hills (1-2).  Kurt Graeber added 14 points for Peninsula.

Bishop Diego-Laguna Blanca Tournament

Arrowhead Christian 48, New Roads 38-- Freshman guard Cary Overholt scored 11 points and had three steals as the Eagles advanced to the semifinals. Senior center Ryan Benson had seven points and nine rebounds for Arrowhead Christian (2-0), which plays Windward at 8 p.m. today

Cate 52, Bishop Diego 41--Reuel Banner scored 15 points and Savoi Wright added 10, leading Cate School to a 52-41 boys basketball victory over Bishop Diego in the semifinals of the Laguna Blanca/Bishop Tournament on Thursday. The Rams built a 25-13 halftime advantage in Bishop's gym. Cate (2-0) will take on Western Christian in tonight's first semifinal matchup at 6:30 p.m. Robert Marquez scored 21 for the Cardinals (1-1) and John Gilles added six. Marquez and Gilles each connected on 3-point shots.

Western Christian 48, Holy Martyrs 31 --details not immediately available.

Windward 55, Laguna Blanca 44 --Brad Pregerson had 19 pts for Windward (2-0). Laguna Blanca is 1-1. The host Owls made just 11 of 25 free throws and scored only two points in the third quarter before storming back with 24 in a failed fourth-quarter comeback bid. Senior Andy Nelson scored 14 points and grabbed 10 rebounds, and David Esek poured in 16 and pulled down nine rebounds to lead the Owls.


Cornerstone Christian 35, Thousand Oaks Christian Hillcrest 28--details not available.

San Francisco Urban  56, Sacramento Woodland Christian 52--details not available.

Villanova 44, Visalia Central Valley Christian 43--Djadji Daffe made a layup with 10 seconds remaining to finish with a game-high 16 points for Villanova (2-1).

Viewpoint 72, West Valley Christian 50--Matt Mosko scored a game high 26 points and pulled down 12 boards, while John Murray finished with 20 for Viewpoint (1-1).  Geoff Chizever added 12 for Viewpoint. 

Brethren Christian Tournament
Pool play

Eastside Christian 68, Acaciawood 56--T.J. Fakehinde had 27 points, 12 rebounds, seven assists and five steals and Oniel Cousins added 24 points for Eastside Christian (2-0). Bob Miller had 20 points for Acaciawood (0-2).

Brethren Christian 74, Whittier Christian 38--Andrew Fisher had 18 pts, 13 reb for Brethren (2-0). Whittier is 0-2.

Buena Park Coyote Classic Tournament

Brentwood 90, Bolsa Grande 85--Brandon Turner had 22 points and Ben Kussman added 19 for Brentwood (1-2).

Tesoro 56, Westminster 40--details not yet available.

Burbank Tournament

Agoura 68, LA University 51--John Delgado had 17 points and five steals and Ruben Boykin added 14 points and eight rebounds for University (2-1) in a loss to Agoura. Chad Martinson had 21 for Agoura.

Burbank 73, Marshall 67--Burbank (2-1) was led by Brandon Meskell and Kevin Green who both had 16 points each. Kamen Lane added 11 points and 6 assists while Jon Ballas added 10 and 10 rebounds.  Marshall (1-1) was led by Tucker and Bell, who both scored 21 points each.

Glendale 68, Belmont 35--Narbeh Tovmassian scored 20 points for Glendale (1-2)over Belmont falls (0-3).

Campbell Hall "Coaches vs. Cancer Tournament
Third Place

Milken 61, Buckley 58--Milken (3-1) was led by a balanced attack from Matt Eliaser with 13, Adam Mintz with 10, Matt Michel with 10;  Buckley (2-2) was led by Riley Scannell with 16, Amish Tolia with 11 and Baron Badul Mansour with 12. 


Valley Torah 66, Santa Clarita Christian 55--Aaron Hect scored 16 points and pulled down 11 rebounds to lead the Wolfpack (1-3) to their first win of the season. Yaakov Stulbert had 15 and 12 rebounds for Valley Torah, and Rashef Loza had 15 points.  Adeshir Eshai added 10.  SCC (0-4) was led by Mat Dickson with 19 and Caleb Sullham with 17.

Rio Hondo Prep 64, Hillcrest Christian Granada Hills 54--Rio Hondo Prep (2-2) was led by Devon Drain with a game-high 30 points, and Jordan Ross and Bill Ritter added 12 and 11 points respectively.  Hillcrest (1-3) got 13 points each from Donovan Chin and Drew Rigney.

Eagle-Vaquero (Rancho Bernardo) Tournament (San Diego CIF)

El Camino 90, Ramona 39-- Mikel Pomare scored 12 points and grabbed 10 rebounds for El Camino (2-0) over Ramona (0-1).  RAMONA (39) ---- Keyser 7, Bess 7, Holmes 2, Dalton 6, Perram 13, Poynter 4. FG 15. FT 4-8. EL CAMINO (90) ---- Watson 3, Sprink 15, Pomare 12, Prevost 17, Armstrong 4, Dixon 9, Daniels 7, Walker 2, Clark 10, Bush 5, McLemore 6. FG 37. FT 12-16. Ramona 7 9 9 14 ---- 39  El Camino 20 19 33 18 ---- 90  Total fouls ---- Ramona 18, El Camino 16. Fouled out ---- Daniels (EC). Technical fouls ---- none. 3-point goals ---- Perram (R) 2, Keyser (R) 1, Bess (R) 1, Dalton (R) 1, Sprink (EC) 2, Dixon (EC) 1, Bush (EC) 1.

Fallbrook 74, Morse 62--Tim Manning led all scorers with 26 points. Marlon Howe added 17 points and 11 rebounds. Drew Stanley recorded 11 assists.  Morse 15 21 10 16 – 62 Fallbrook 17 16 17 24 – 74   Morse – Dancy 5, Williams 6, Garren 15, Guerrero 24, Gwynn 4, Morris 6.  Fallbrook – Frederick 8, Weyls 14, Stanley 9, Manning 26, Howe 17.  Three-point goals – Guerrero 5, Manning 4, Williams, Frederick.

San Diego 40, La Jolla Country Day 37-- San Diego 4 12 14  9 – 40 LJCD 10 11  5 11 – 37  San Diego – Butler 5, Palmer 3, Wiseman 19, Glenn 13.
  LJCD – Zousmer 8, Golia 12, Wilson 6, Johnson 2, Bastine 7, Grooms 2.  Three-point goals – Golia 4, Glenn 3, Wilson 2, Wiseman.

San Marcos 81, Southwest 79 (2OT)--Adam Green led the way for the Knights in a double-overtime thriller, dropping a game-high 31 points, with seven assists and seven rebounds. Logan Moore led San Marcos with 15 boards.  Southwest 19 17 15 13  7  8 – 79  San Marcos 13 22 17 12  7 10 – 81  Southwest – Frijos 19, Thomas 9, Cortez 18, Tucker 18, Anderson 6, Coleman 7, Bellicourt 2. San Marcos – Bemanian 6, Boone 6, L. Moore 10, T. Moore 13, Loftin-Smith 9, Bomar 4, Luth 2, Green 31.
  Three-point goals – Green 4, Tucker.

Valley Center 75, Madison 34-- A.J. Reilly had 10 assists to go with his team-leading 20 points from the point guard position. The Jaguars face La Jolla Country Day on Saturday. Madison 8  5 12  9 – 34 Valley Ctr  24 18 12 21 – 75  Madison – Montero 7, Patterson 2, Lee 5, Perry 6, Harvey 7, Brown 4, Shrestha 3.  Valley Ctr. – Reilly 20, Ness 14, Halda 15, Sloan 4, Reden 8, Armstrong 4, Pickering 3, Minshew 2, Naveh 5.  Three-point goals – Reilly 2, Ness, Pickering, Lee.

Gahr-Cerritos Tournament

Gahr 58, Lakewood 48--Senior guard Marquis Williams scored 22 points and senior forward Vincent Porter scored 17 points as the Gladiators (2-0) defeated the Lancers (1-1) by 10 points in the second round.

Bell 39, Valley View 37--Chris Strickland scored 13 points to lead the Eagles (1-1) over Valley View (0-2).

Long Beach Wilson 69, Downey 56--Larry Cunningham scored 38 points, including five three-pointers for Downey (0-2). Chris Hart had 19 and Kevin Crockett added 17 for Wilson (2-0).

Loara "Taco Company" Tournament

Loara 76, Baldwin Park 52--Drew Howard had 19 points and Nate Deitmeier had 18 for Loara (1-1). Baldwin Park is 0-2.

Northwood 77, North Torrance 55--Jarrod Carroll finished with 18 points and five rebounds for North (1-1). Jeremy Bradford added 11 points. Shawn Bailey had 13 points to lead Northwood (2-0).

Savanna 57, Warren 46--Senior forward Brian Shore scored 17 points, grabbed eight rebounds, and junior guard Kris Woods scored 12 points, but their efforts weren't enough as the Bears (1-2) lost to the Rebels.

Troy 68, Foothill 46--Kevin Dalafu had 15 points and Trent Hardeman had 14 for Troy (2-0). Jay Jarmon had 12 points for Foothill (1-1).

Mira Costa Pacific Shores Tournament

Carson 57, South Torrance 39--Junior guard Marquis Washington scored 13 points and had six assists (according to the LB PT;  five assists according to the Breeze) as the Colts (3-0) beat the Spartans (2-1) in the semifinals. Maryland signee senior forward Ekene Ibekwe scored 13 points, grabbed nine rebounds and blocked two shots for Carson, which will play in the championship game tonight at 7:30.

Torrance 60, St. Bernard's 34--Ryan Crespin had 12 points and five rebounds as Torrance (1-2) opened a 26-5 first-quarter advantage over St. Bernard (0-3). Allen Major added 10 points and Jaquain Weary added seven points and nine rebounds. Jason Grimes had nine points for St. Bernard.

St. Monica 64, Banning 51

Mira Costa 66, Serra 44-- Joe Nwabuzor had 17 points, five rebounds and five assists to lead Mira Costa (3-0) over Serra. Steve Bertrand had 16 points, eight rebounds and two blocked shots, and Tim Richmond added 10 points, seven rebounds and seven assists for Mira Costa. Justin Clardy led Serra (0-3) with 13 points. Mira Costa will play Carson tonight at 7:30 for the title.

Mission Viejo Tournament
Pool play

Mission Viejo 68, Laguna Hills 38--Jake Collins had 21 points for host Mission Viejo (3-0).

Oceanside 79, Chino 67-- Zach Bruce led the way for the Pirates, grabbing 11 rebounds to go with his game-high 25 points. E.J. Wilson led Oceanside with 14 rebounds, dropping 18 points. Oceanside 17 22 13 27 – 79 Chino 19 10  8 30 – 67  Oceanside – Rollins 20, Wilson 18, Bruce 25, Burgess 14, Bennett 2. Chino – Arguta 10, White 18, Marcey 24, Bos 10, Miller 3, Gilbert 2.  Three-point goals – Rollins 3, Marcey 2, Arguta.

Morro Bay's  21st Annual Ted C. Harding Memorial Tournament

Bakersfield South 72, Atascadero 63--Lonnie Jackson led the Rebels with 19 points and Donald Ernest also gave a solid performance with 13 points, 20 rebounds and seven blocks in the victory for South (2-0). Jackson also had nine points from the three-point arc as South advances to the semifinals in the tournament and will face off against Mission Prep today at 6:30 p.m.

Bakersfield North 62, Burbank Burroughs 40--Jonathan Machado had 20 points and David Avis had 13 points as the Stars (1-1) advanced to the semifinals.  Junior Joe Masias had a good night for North scoring nine points, grabbing four rebounds, four assists and five steals.  Peter St. Hubert led John Burroughs with 19 points

Morro Bay 59, Templeton 42--Danny Anderson had 13 points and Derrick Dickson added 11 for host Morro Bay in coach Mark Berokoff's debut with his new team. (1-0).

Mission Prep 63, Santa Maria 57--details not available immediately.


Nordhoff Tournament
First round

Dos Pueblos 80, Channel Islands 61--The Chargers raced out to a 68-41 lead after three quarters and cruised to the win. Jason Dally led a balanced scoring attack with 20 points and added seven rebounds for the Chargers, who were able to exploit their height advantage in the paint. Dos Pueblos' front-court players contributed 42 points and forced a number of turnovers, effectively controlling the game.Tony Munoz added 12 and Stephen Talmidge had 10 for the Chargers.

Hueneme 79, Lompoc Cabrillo 62--details not available

Nordhoff 52, Thatcher 48--details not available

Rio Mesa 57, Kilpatrick 46--details not available

Providence Tournament
First round

Cathedral 60, Ribet Academy 50--Cathedral was led by Bank with 27.

Providence 76, LA Lutheran 39--Harout Messrelian scored 27 points for Providence (1-0).

Pillbos 52, Oakwood 27--Phillips scored a game high 11 for Oakwood in the loss.  Neither team had anyone else who scored more than 10 points. Pilibos was led by Tashjian with 9.

St. Genevieve 66, Renaissance Academy 59 (OT)--Richard Cisneros scored 30, including four of the team's nine points in overtime, to lead St. Genevieve (2-0). Renaissance Academy is 1-1.

Redondo Union 51st Annual Pacific Shores Tournament

Fountain Valley 75, Rolling Hills Prep 71--Curtis Allen had 27 points and 12 rebounds, but it wasn’t enough as the Huskies (1-2) fell in the consolation bracket in double overtime. D.J. Wright had 23 points and Jason Daley had 13 points and 10 rebounds in the loss to Fountain Valley (2-1).

Jefferson 77, Morningside 76--details not available.

Narbonne 66, Leuzinger 65-- Christian Smith’s steal resulted in a game-winning layup in the consolation bracket game of the Pacific Shores Tournament at Redondo. The win was Narbonne’s second of the day, after the Gauchos beat Manual Arts, 66-47, in a nonleague game at Manual Arts (see non-league scores below).  Sidney Ginyard had 16 points against Leuzinger (1-2), while Dorell Wright had 34 points for Leuzinger.   

Rialto 50, Crossroads 47--Senior forward Lavell Joyner scored 17 points to lead the Knights over the Roadrunners in the consolation round of the Redondo Tournament. Senior guard Luther Hall scored 12 points for Rialto (1-3), which was playing short handed due to injuries. The Knights will play LA Jefferson at 10:30 a.m. Saturday at Redondo Union.

Riverside Notre Dame-Norte Vista  "Big Daddy" Tournament

Colton 77, Norte Vista 33--Senior 6-3 forward Brian Sorenson scored a game-high 20 points one of four Colton players to score in double figures as the Yellowjackets (3-0) routed the Braves (0-3) to advance to the championship game of the Big Daddy Tournament. Colton will play the winner of the Corona-Riverside Poly contest at 8 p.m. today. Junior 6-4 forward Joe Beard scored 14 points, grabbed a team-high 14 rebounds and blocked four shots for the Yellowjackets, who lead 16-9 after the first quarter, then outscored Norte Vista 26-6 in the second. Senior 6-1 guard Daniel Evans had 16 points and four assists, while Chris Garcia added 12.  Jesse Martinez had eight points including six from three-point range to lead Norte Vista

Yucaipa 72, Garey 55--Senior 6-1 guard Chris Lewis had a game-high 19 points as the Thunderbirds (1-2) defeated the Vikings (0-3) at the Big Daddy Tournament hosted by Norte Vista and Notre Dame/Riverside high schools. Junior 6-7 forward Drew Smith added 16 points for Yucaipa, which led 18-12 after the first quarter and 34-22 at halftime.

Rosamond Tournament

La Salle 59, Ridgecrest Burroughs 44-- Mark Kelley provided plenty of offense and defense with 21 points, nine rebounds and four blocks for the the Lancers in their victory over Burroughs Ridgecrest. Jimmy Bearse added 13 points for La Salle (1-0), who blew the game open in the third quarter after leading just 29-27 at halftime

San Gorgonio-San Bernardino Tip Off Classic Tournament

Ramona 67, Hesperia 63--Khorry Lewis scored 15 points for San Gorgonio (3-0), which will play Temescal Canyon in the tounament final.

Redlands East Valley 84, Kaiser 81--details not availalbe.

San Gorgonio 59, Chaffey 36--Senior 6-4 guard Khorry Lewis had 15 points and was 3-of-4 from three-point range in the win for San G. Senior 6-5 forward Jacob Daigle added 12 points and eight rebounds for the Spartans (3-0), who will play Temescal Canyon in the championship game at 7:30 p.m today. Senior 5-10 guard Kevin Houston had 10 points and eight assists in the victory. The Tigers fell to 1-2.

Temescal Canyon 73, La Quinta 43--Nigel Kelly scored 16 points and Garrett True added 11 points and had six assists for Temescal Canyon (3-0).

San Luis Obispo Tournament

San Luis Obispo 62, Santa Ynez 38--details not immediately available

Santa Cruz 54, Capistrano Valley 46----details not immediately available

San Marcos 61, Crespi 47--In a game that featured combined totals of 50 fouls and 58 free-throw attempts, the Royals pulled away from Crespi in the fourth quarter to earn a victory in the first round of the San Luis Obispo Tournament. Sophomore Jacob Mercer scored 15 points and Drew Spaventa scored 15 and grabbed six rebounds to lead San Marcos. The Royals (2-0) take on Santa Margarita at 6:30 p.m. today.

Santa Margarita 75, Gilroy 30--Tyler Smith had 24 points and five assists and Todd Follmer added 16 points and eight rebounds for Santa Margarita (2-0).

Sanger (Central CIF) Kiwanis Tournament

Reedley 52,  Victor Valley 45--Senior 6-0 guard Kimo Brown scored a game-high 17 points and also grabbed six rebounds, but the Jackrabbits (1-1) fell to Reedley (2-0) at the Sanger Kiwanis Tournament. Sophomore 6-4 forward Tim Spencer added eight points and 10 rebounds for Victor Valley, which shot just 17-of-56 from the field and was 9-of-15 from the free-throw line. The Jackrabbits continue play at the tournament with a game at 5 p.m. today.

Saugus Tournament

Crescenta Valley 52, Oxnard 40--Harvard-commit senior shooting guard Jimmy Goffredo had 24 points, making all 13 free throws for Crescenta Valley (2-0). Oxnard is now 1-1.

Saugus 89, Alemany 51--B.J. Willkomm scored 19 points and Michael Jones added 12 points for Saugus (1-1).

Serrano Tournament

Barstow 59, Serrano 51--Ryan Beezley scored 19 points, and Brian Bledsoe hit two clutch three-pointers as the Aztecs (2-1) rallied to beat the Diamondbacks in the Serrano Tournament.  The Aztecs went on a 14-0 run spanning parts of the third and fourth quarter. Senior guard Chris Young scored 26 points, including 6 three-pointers for Serrano (0-2), which plays El Segundo at 4:30 p.m. today. The Diamondbacks led by five in the closing minutes of the third quarter, when Casey Moen (12 points) left the game with an eye injury.  Barstow plays Quartz Hill at 3 p.m. today in the tournament.

Quartz Hills 64, El Segundo 44--Jamie Jones scored 12 points to lead El Segundo (0-2).

Silverado 75, Arlington 68--Senior 6-4 center Brandon Price led all scorers with 22 points, and also had nine rebounds and five assists as the Hawks (3-0) defeated the Lions (1-1). Senior 6-3 Eric Butler had 12 points and nine rebounds for Silverado, which led 43-37 at halftime. The Hawks play Sultana in the third round of the pool play tournament today at 3 p.m. Cameron Thomas had 16 points to lead Arlington, which faces Palmdale at 3 p.m. today.  Daniel Hough had 19 for Arlington (1-1).

Silver Valley Tournament

Big Bear 73, Hesperia Christian 61--Brad Jennings led the Bears with 34 points in their victory over the Patriots Thursday.  Matt Cavanagh added 16 points and Ryan Seifert had eight points for Big Bear. Hesperia Christian was led by Aja Ajawanchucku, who had 27 points.  The Bears play against at 7:30 tonight against Hesperia. We also received this report via e-mail: "In a first round game of the Silver Valley Invitational Basketball Tournament, Big Bear defeated Hesperia Christian 73 - 61. Big Bear jumped out to a ten point lead early in the first quarter and maintained that lead throughout most of the game. HCS was able to narrow the score to five early in the fourth quarter and then Big Bear surged back to their ten point lead. Big Bear was lead by 6' senior Brad Jennings with 32 points. 6' 1" senior Matt Cavanagh threw down 16 points for Big Bear. 5' 11'" HCS senior Aja Ajanwachuku had 25 points in the losing effort. HCS (0-1) 12 12 22 15-- 61 Big Bear 1-0 19 14 21 19--73  Big Bear: Jennings 32; Cavanagh 16; Siefert 8; Zuidema 7; Karns 5; Knapik 4; Manor 1 HCS: Ajanwachuku 25; McDonald 13; Hamilton 11; Barton 3; Glass 3; Patterson 3; Pappas 2; Wagstaffe 1  HCS plays Silver Valley on 12-6-02  Big Bear plays Boulder City (NV) on 12-6-02

Boulder City (NV) 78, Silver Valley 73 (OT)--Sophomore guard Lucas Blankenship scored 27 points, including seven three-pointers (a school record), but the Trojans fell in overtime in the Silver Valley Tournament. Blankenship made two three-pointers to tie the game in the final minutes of regulation for Silver Valley (1-1), but he did not get a shot off in the overtime. Boulder City (1-1) made 3-of-4 free throws down the stretch to seal the victory. Silver valley plays Hesperia Christian at 4:30 p.m. today. BOULDER CITY (78) Stemmer 27, Fisher 17, Armstrong 12, Wilkinson 10, Bell 6, Newell 2, Drezin 2. SILVER VALLEY (73) Blankenship 27, Tharpe 21, Johnson 7, Brinson 9, Massey 3, Koepke 6, Herbert 2. Boulder City 18 14 18 21 8 —78 Silver Valley 14 25 16 16 2 —73 3-point field goals — Boulder City, Fisher, Wilkinson. Silver Valley, Blankenship 7, Tharpe, Massey, Johnson. 

Granite Hills 74, Pahrump (NV) 35-- Brian Toccs had a game-high 18 points as the Cougars (1-0) defeated the Trojans.Brandon Henderson added 10 points and Andrew Ellis nine in the victory.

Twentynine Palms 67, Meadows 38--Senior 6-4 forward Layton Matthews had a game-high 24 points and also grabbed 13 rebounds as the Wildcats (2-0) defeated Meadows. Junior 6-5 forward Sean O'Gilvie added 12 points and 11 rebounds for Twentynine Palms, which led just 20-13 at halftime before outscoring Meadows 47-25 in the second half.  Senior 5-6 point guard Paul Barraza had nine assists and seven steals for the Wildcats, who will play Granite Hills at 6 p.m. today.

Simi Valley Tip Off Tournament

Granada Hills 77, Monroe 68
Manny Cortez scored 15 points to lead Granada Hills (2-1). Rolando Nunez scored 20 points for Monroe (1-3).

LA Poly 65, Ventura 60--Omar Castandea scored 19 points and had 11 rebounds for Poly (1-2).

Littlerock 73, Newbury Park 68--details not immediately available.

Oak Park 48, El Camino 30--Pete Winningham scored 21 points for Oak Park (2-1).

Royal 57, Santa Paula 39--details not available

Taft 88, Santa Clara 57--Jordan Farmar scored 38 points, making seven three-pointers, to lead the Toreadors (2-1). Farmar is averaging 41.3 points after three games. Tim Lajoie scored 33 points for Santa Clara (1-2).

Webb Tournament
First round

Boys Republic 69, Upland Christian 65--Travonne Borders led Boys Republic with 23 points and 17 rebounds. Gary Smith chipped in 12 points and 10 rebounds and Juan Garcia scored a game-high 25 points for the Rams (2-0). Jake Garcia led Upland Christian (1-0) with 24 points.

Hamilton 65, Sherman Indian 49--John Minert scored 14 of his 24 points in the second quarter to lead Hamilton (1-1). Sherman Indian is 0-1.

Ontario Christian 42, La Verne Lutheran 22--Keith Gabrielse scored 16 points for Ontario Christian (1-0).

CIF-SS League Game Scores For Thursday, Dec. 5, 2002

Mullholland League

Lutheran Torrance 41, Summit View 39--Shooting guard Aron Kim hit a 3-pointer with 11 seconds remaining to tie and then made two free throws to lead host Lutheran (2-0, 2-0) at Veterans Park in Carson. Kim led all scorers with 14 points and grabbed seven rebounds. Forward Daniel Cisneros scored 13 points and had 17 rebounds.

CIF-SS Non-League Game Scores For Thursday, Dec. 5, 2002

A.B. Miller 71, Ayala 67--Senior guard Jeremiah Ward scored 38 points to lead the visiting Rebels over the Bulldogs.  Ward was 13-of-16 from the field including 6-of-7 from the three point line for A.B. Miller (2-0). Sophomore guard Johnathan Littleton had 12 points and six rebounds.

Aquinas 65, Ambassador Christian 23--Senior 6-1 guard Rizson Dankanay had 14 points and seven steals as the Falcons (3-0) defeated the visiting Dawgs (0-1) in a nonleague contest. Junior 5-6 guard Alex Brown had seven points, four assists and three steals for Aquinas, which led 37-10 at halftime.

Bell Gardens 64, El Rancho 55--Terrance Joyner had 13 points, including a three-pointer that gave Bell Gardens a six-point lead with less than two minutes to play, and Gray Klarer added 15 points for host Bell Gardens (1-1). El Rancho falls to 1-1.

Bishop Amat 80, Basett 37--details not available.

Brawley 65, Palm Desert 58--Brawley was led by Lafayette Lofton with 24 points, spoiling the season-opener for Palm Desert. Palm Desert was led by freshman forward Spenser Dayton who scored 11 points and grabbed 10 rebounds while sophomore guard Justin Sobczyk led the Aztecs with 17 points. Brawley 13 18 14 20 -- 65 Palm Desert 12 13 18 15 -- 58 Brawley: Carlos Corral 7, Thomas Cox 1, Steven Benavides 4, Sutton Morgan 6, James Haley 9, Raul Hernandez 7, Yao Wu 5, Lafayette Lofton 24. 3-pointers: Wu, Benavides, Corral, Haley  Palm Desert: David Atchinson 2; Andrew Johnston 7; Jon Tokheim 2; Justin Sobczyk 17; Bobby Brock 3; Joe Taran 7; Joe Johnson 2; Kevin Heredia 7, Spenser Dayton 11. 3-pointers: Heredia, Sobczyk, Taran

Cathedral City 83, Murrieta Valley 76 (OT)--Brandon Brown, who finished with 20 points making 6-of-11- from beyond the arch, scored two clutch baskets for five points in overtime to lead Cathedral City (2-0) over visiting Murrieta Valley (0-1). Bear Simerson scored 25 points for Cathedral City.

Charter Oak 70, Arroyo 60--The Charter Oak High School boys basketball team posted a 10-point halftime lead and held on, despite a solid performance by visiting Arroyo in a 70-60 nonleague victory Thursday night. Michael Harris scored 20 points and William Harris had 17 for the Chargers, who improved to 2-0. Kevin Zhang had a game-high 26 points and Richard Torres chipped in with 20 for the Knights, who fell to 1-1.

Corona Centennial 69, Redlands 54--Kevin Rodgers had 2 points for Corona Centennial (1-1) at Redlands (0-2).

Costa Mesa 44, Glenn 32--details not available.

Flintridge Prep 60, Oaks Christian 58--Tim Mercer tipped in the winning basket with 1.8 seconds left in the game to lift the Flintridge Prep boys basketball team to a 60-58 non-league victory over host Oaks Christian Thursday night. Mercer finished the game with 14 points for the Rebels, who won their season opener in dramatic fashion after trailing by two points at halftime

Laguna Beach 62, Sage Hill 42--Kyle Hogan had 21 points to lead visiting Laguna Beach (2-0). Sage Hill drops to 0-2.

Narbonne 66, Manual Arts 47--Christian Smith scored 32 points with five steals and four assists and had 16 points for Narbonne, which later played another game in the Redondo Union Pacific Shores Tournament, defeating Leuzinger 66-65.  Sidney Ginyard added 11 for Narbonne.

Newport Harbor 53, Corona Del Mar 49--Jay Northridge scored 10 points and Adam Freede and Brandon Sherick-Odon each added nine points for Corona Del Mar (0-1). Newport Harbor is 1-0.

Northview 59, La Puente 32 --Lester Williams led all scorers with 20 points for the Vikings in their win over the Warriors. Victor Salazar had a team-high 12 points for La Puente, which is still waiting for its first win after two games.

Orange Lutheran 60, Loma Linda Academy--The Roadrunners lost a nonleague game on the road to Orange Lutheran despite six points, four assists and seve nsteals from senior 5-10 guard Ryan Prior. Junior 7-0 center Michael Boone chipped in with six points and four blocks and Chris Purdon added 17 points for Loma Linda.

San Dimas 48, Bonita 37--Kenny Blue scored 18 points and Jess Zielomski and Michael Flores each scored 10 for the Saints in their victory over the Bearcats. Cory Johnson put up 13 points for Bonita, which fell to 0-1. San Dimas evened its record at 1-1.

Santa Fe 60, Schurr 57--Schurr made 77 percent of its free throws (10 of 13), but the Spartans' numbers were not enough compared to Santa Fe's 28 of 37, and that was the difference in the host Chiefs' 60-57 nonleague boys basketball victory Thursday night. It is probable that Santa Fe coach Mike Geren never would have figured the winning margin would be at the line. Josh Silva scored nine of his game-high 19 points to lead the Chiefs back to an 18-17 lead before Schurr ran off a 10-5 spurt to regain a 27-23 lead at halftime. Mychael Hamner scored 14 points to lead Schurr (0-2). Kudo finished with 13. Omar Silva had 18 points and Brett McMahon 14 to share honors for Santa Fe.

South Gate 56, Eagle Rock 42--Junior center Lorenzo Mata scored 17 points, grabbed 15 rebounds and had six assists and three blocks to lead the Rams (2-2) past the Eagles. Junior guard Jose Sanchez scored 11 points, sophomore point guard Manny Fajardo tossed in 13 points and had five assists for South Gate.

Trona 51, Boron 41--Cody Corrion scored 25, while younger brother Joel Corrion added 17, to lead Trona (1-0). C.J. Hisquiendo scored 11 for Boron (1-1).

Tarbut V' Torah 57, Lighthouse Christian 31--Steven Eghballi made four three-pointers and had 26 points and Josh Goldman had 11 rebounds for host Tarbut V' Torah (2-0). Lighthouse Christian is 1-2.

Vasquez 64, Bethel Christian 38--Kyle Jensen scored 15 points to lead visiting Vasquez (1-0). Tim Zierman scored 15 for Bethel Christian (1-1).

Walnut 79, Damien 58--Vivek Vinjamur scored 16 points to lead Walnut (3-0) over visiting Damien.

Westview 71, Delphi 51--Youseff Hulse scored 34 points and grabbed 14 points to lead visiting Westview (1-0). Matt Eisenoff had 24 points and six assists for Delphi.

Zinsmeyer Academy 53, Rio Rancho 43--Senior guard Shaudaci Brown scored 24 points on 12-of-16 shooting and added eight assists as the Hawks (2-0) won at Rio Rancho (0-1).

LA City Section Non-League Game Scores For Thursday, Dec. 5, 2002

South Gate 56, Eagle Rock 42--Lorenzo Mata had 17 points, 15 rebounds, six assists and three blocks for host South Gate (2-2).

Lastly, as we noted yesterday, if you want up-to-the-minute scores the day of a game, we suggest you check with us on the SoCalHoops message forums or that you visit the Los Angeles Times' "Preps" section online scores.  The Times publishes and posts scores and limited detail (usually high scorers only) almost within minutes of a score being reported at their internet site which was re-launched last season.  They've got the manpower for such a task, and we're happy to recommend it to anyone with a serious (or even passing) interest in finding a score.   Seriously, this is a great service performed by the Times, which as we all know has plenty to atone for given what they've otherwise done to their prep print page in their various editions of the newspaper, especially when it comes to reporting during the basketball season.    If you have scores to report and want to see them posted within minutes, simply call the Times at 1-800-LATIMES and dial in extension 77151. Of course, you can also submit scores and details to the Times by e-mail to, but it's much more reliable to actually call and speak with a live person to insure that the paper gets the details, and it's a lot handier to use a phone than a computer (unless you've got a laptop with a wireless connection).   We also want to suggest that anyone with scoring details contact the other great regional papers in their areas.  All of these various regional outlets provide scores, stats and details, and collectively, they're an invaluable resource if you're interested in a particular area within SoCal.  If you are in the Inland Empire the paper to contact is the Riverside Press-Enterprise at (909) 684-1200.  For Orange County,  call the OC Register at 714-796-7804.  And if you're in any other area, well, there are a plethora of papers to report scores and details to (e.g., Ventura County Star; Santa Barbara News-Press; LA Daily News for the SFV; LB Press-Telegram for the 710/605 corridor; Pasadena Star News; San Bernardino County Sun; Redlands Daily Facts; etc).   And lastly, keep sending them in to us at SoCalHoops by e-mail at We can't promise to post them as quickly as the LA Times will, but we'll get to them eventually, usually by the next day.

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