Santa Barbara Tournament

Santa Barbara Tournament


Teams: Canyons (4-5), Oxnard (1-5), Desert (5-3), Los Angeles Trade Tech (5-2), Bakersfield (4-4), Los Angeles Valley (6-4), Compton (5-3), Santa Barbara (1-6)

The Santa Barbara Tournament gets underway today and eight teams will participate at the three day event.

In the first game of the tournament Canyons (4-5) will take on Oxnard (1-5) in first round action. Canyons comes into first round action on a two game losing streak after suffering two losses at the Mt. San Jacinto Tournament. The Cougars have struggled to find consistency this season as it has been a season of streaks. Canyons is 0-2 against teams in our rankings and will look to end their losing streak against Oxnard. The Condors come into the contest on a two game losing streak. Oxnard has won one game this season as the Condors picked up a 118-99 win over the University of Antelope Valley JV. Oxnard has given up 100 points in three of their last four games and the Condros will look to slow down Canyons in first round action on Thursday.

In the second game of the day, Desert (5-3) will take on Los Angeles Trade Tech (5-2) in first round action. The Roadrunners come into first round action on a two game winning streak as Desert has started the season winning five of their first eight games this season. Desert is 0-2 against teams that are ranked within our rankings this season and Desert has already won more games than they did all of last season. Los Angeles Trade Tech comes into the match up winners of five straight games after losing their first two games of the season. After suffering losses against Los Angeles Southwest and Los Angeles Valley to start the season, the Beavers have one win over a ranked opponent inside of our rankings (West Los Angeles). The Beavers will be looking to pick up their sixth straight win in first round action.

In other first round basketball action, Bakersfield (4-4) will take on Los Angeles Valley (6-4) at 6pm. The Renegades come into the game winners of three straight games after starting the season off slow. Bakersfield has put together a solid run picking up wins against West Hills-Coalinga, Porterville and West Hills-Lemoore and moved their record to .500. Los Angeles Valley comes into the game on a two game winning streak as well as the Monarchs picked up the consolation championship at the West Los Angeles Tournament. The Monarchs will look to pick up the first round victory against Bakersfield as both teams are on a two game winning streak.

In the final game of the first round, Santa Barbara (1-6) will look to end their four game losing streak as the Vaqueros will look to pick up a win against their alumni team. Santa Barbara has won one game this season as the Vaqueros beat Napa Valley earlier this season.

Compton will come into action on day two as the Tartars will take over the Santa Barbara alumni and play in the losers bracket on day two and will face the loser of the Bakersfield and Los Angeles Valley game on Friday.

Long Beach beats West LA in championship game

West Los Angeles Tournament 


In the championship game of the tournament, Jace Bass had 28 points and 7 rebounds and Jamiu Akinbile added 17 points, 9 rebounds, and 6 assists as 8th ranked Long Beach (9-1) won their fourth straight game with a 88-76 win over West Los Angeles (7-4). Derrick Woods had 18 points and 16 rebounds and Dwight Murray added 17 points in the loss for the Wildcats.

In third place action, Anthony McIntyre had 30 points and 8 assists and Creed Reed added 12 points as Los Angeles Pierce (5-3) picked up a 91-84 win over 11th ranked Compton (5-3). Derrius Ennis had 24 points and Aaron Gibson added 17 points, 9 rebounds and 8 assists in the loss for th Tartars.

In the consolation final of the West Los Angeles Tournament, Micah Cooper had 15 points, and Kody Knox added 12 points and 5 rebounds as Los Angeles Valley (6-4) picked up a 69-56 win over Glendale (2-6). Isaac Etter had 17 points and Steven Hubbell added 11 points in the loss.

Ramon Lopez had 24 points and 7 assists and Chris Bailey added 13 points and 7 rebounds as Santa Ana (2-5) beat Barstow 97-88 to take home 7th place. Greg Walter had 21 points and 14 rebounds and Jack McDonald added 18 points and 10 rebounds in the loss for Barstow.

Anteleope Valley Tournament


Teddy Parham had 16 points and Lucas Zemen added 16 points and 10 rebounds as Santa Monica (5-3) picked up a 83-80 win over 7th ranked San Bernardino (5-3). Roman Silva had 18 points and Brandon Thompson added 20 points in the loss for the Wolverines.

In other action, Lamont Landers had 14 points and 4 rebounds and Dayveon Bates added 13 points and 6 rebounds as Ventura (5-4) picked up a 73-58 win over MiraCosta (4-4). Dirk Helaire Jr. and Marcus Foster each had 15 points in the loss for the Spartans.

In the final game of the night, Elie Ghomsi had 13 points and 9 rebounds and Stephon Bell added 11 points and 16 rebounds as Antelope Valley (3-5) edged Rio Hondo 76-74. Elijah McElroy had 19 points, 5 rebounds, and 5 assists and Bryant Howing added 15 points in the loss for the Roadrunners.

Columbia Tournament


In the first game of the day, Ricardo Time had 18 points and Isaiah Green added 17 points as West Hills-Coalinga (3-6) picked up an 87-86 overtime win over Folsom Lake (0-4). Zethan Dumpson had 14 points and Will Fitzpatrick added 13 points in the loss for the Falcons.

In the finale of the two day event, Seth Coddington had 22 points and Maurice Woods added 21 points as 5th ranked Columbia (6-0) won their sixth straight game with a 90-65 route of 13th ranked Lassen (6-4). Drew Rippingham and Jihad Muhammad each scored 13 points in the loss for the Cougars.

San Francisco Tournament


In first day action in the bay, Diablo Valley (2-2) picked up a 74-50 win over San Jose (0-4).

In other action, Sierra (2-5) went into the Bay Area and picked up a 72-64 win over Skyline (3-4).

In the third game of the day, Keshawn Gibbs scored 19 points and Michael Johnson added 14 points as 8th ranked Sequoias (4-2) picked up a 82-66 win over Contra Costa (3-3).

In the final game of the night, Austin McCullough had 16 points and Deschon Winston had 15 points as top ranked San Francisco (7-0) cruised past 6th ranked San Joaquin Delta 112-57 on Saturday evening. Cameron Pieters had 15 points in the loss for Delta (5-2).

Monterey Bay Classic


In the championship game of the Monterey Bay Classic, Patrick Fisher had 15 points and Xander Bowers added 12 points as 4th ranked Gavilan (9-1) picked up a 66-60 win over Monterey (5-6). Anthony Dennis had 23 points and 10 rebounds and Talili Leaea added 11 points and 10 rebounds in the loss for the Lobos.

In the 3rd place game, Solano (2-6) picked up a 56-54 win over Irvine Valley (3-6).

In the consolation final, Hayden Moore had 14 points and Mike Magee added 13 points as Cypress (5-2) picked up a 82-48 win over Hartnell (4-4). Mike Green had 16 points in the loss for the Panthers.

In the 7th place game in Monterey, Authman Ibrahim had 22 points and Patrick Washington added 19 points as  Alameda (2-7) picked up a 79-72 victory over Santa Barbara (1-6) in overtime. Joseph Holden had 22 points and Zeke McMurtry added 20 points in the loss for the Vaqueros.

Citrus Tournament


Alton Thompson scored a game high of 30 points and Darnell Crouch added 12 points and 12 rebounds as Victor Valley (4-5) overcame a big halftime deficit and beat 9th ranked Southwestern 87-83 on Saturday evening. Nathaniel Pearson had 29 points and 7 rebounds and Jordan Cooke added 15 points and 12 rebounds in the loss for Southwestern (8-3).

In the second game of the night, Lance Coleman had 24 points and Ezekiel Alley added 21 points and 7 assists as top ranked Fullerton (6-1) overcame a four point halftime deficit and picked up a 90-86 road win over 6th ranked Citrus (6-4). Colby Orr had 32 points and made six three pointers and Toby Okwuokei added 16 points and 4 rebounds in the loss for the Owls.

Cabrillo Tournament


In the first game of the day, Jamar Gaddis had 19 points and Blake Henry added 17 points as Foothill (4-3) picked up a 73-68 win over Butte (4-5).

In the second game of the day, Trey Whitley had 18 points and Avery Edwards added 17 points as 15th ranked Cabrillo (5-3) protected their home court and got a 60-53 win over 15th ranked Cuesta (5-3).

James Clark Classic


In the championship game of the James Clark Classic, Greg Minton III had 23 points and Kyle Williams added 20 points as Sacramento (7-3) handed 2nd ranked Las Positas thier first loss of the season with a 90-86 victory over the Hawks. John Ketchel had 18 points in the loss for the Las Positas (6-1).

In the 3rd place game of the tournament, Jordan Garner had 23 points and Keshawn Johnson added 20 points as 11th ranked Feather River (6-1) slipped past Siskiyous (1-11) in overtime 94-91. Alex Velasquez had 29 points and Montell Willis added 23 points in the loss for the Eagles.

In other action, Ruben Parks had 23 points and Uriah Carter added 20 points as 13th ranked Reedley (3-1) edged Cosumnes River 72-71 to bring home the consolation championship.

In the 7th place game, Merced (3-6) picked up an 85-55 win over Napa Valley (0-9) to bring home 7th place.

Redwoods/Coach Treggs Corsair Classic


South Western Oregon CC picked up a 83-70 win over Shasta (2-6) on Saturday afternoon in second day action up in Northern California. Tanner Guinn had 18 points and Micheal Plunkitt added 11 points and 8 assists in the loss for the Knights.

In the second game of the day, Landon Garcia-Floyd used portable basketball goal and had 18 points and Jared Strate added 12 points as 9th ranked Mendocino (6-2) ended their two game skid with a 87-50 win over Redwoods (0-10).

Porterville Tournnament


In afternoon action, Anieus Medrano made five three pointers and had 28 points and Malik Tautau added 22 points as Bakersfield (4-4) cruised past West Hills-Lemoore 128-63. Tresean Jordan had 18 points and Tyler Fields added 10 points in the loss for West Hills-Lemoore (0-6).

In the second game, D’Morea Green had 22 points and 9 rebounds and Dominic King added 20 points as Porterville (3-4) picked up a 84-75 win over El Camino (3-5).

Grossmont Tournament 


In the first semi final of the night, Tawon Elston had 17 points and Dezmon Murphy added 11 points and 8 rebounds as 4th ranked Cerritos (6-1) pulled away midway through the second half to pick up a 63-45 win over Palomar (3-5). Jacob Camargo had 12 points and Marek Sullivan added 6 points, 9 rebounds and 7 assists in the loss for the Comets.

In the second semi final of the night, Joseph Riley made eight three pointers and had 29 points and Robby Robinson added 17 points and 11 rebounds as San Diego (7-5) rolled into the finals with a 93-82 win over Moorpark (5-4). Brandon Russell had a game high of 35 points and Nadeem Nawabi made six threes and had 20 points in the loss for the Raiders. San Diego will face Cerritos in the championship game and Moorpark will face Palomar in the 3rd place game tomorrow.

Sam Skipper had 26 points, 6 rebounds, and 5 assists and Damonza Byrd added 19 points and 4 rebounds as Desert (4-3) slipped past Los Angeles Southwest 74-71. Lamar Harris had 20 points and 7 rebounds and Clayshaun Penn added 11 points and 7 rebounds for Los Angeles Southwest (2-4) in the loss.

Mt. SAC Tournament


Quincy Pinkard had 28 points as Los Angeles Harbor (4-2) cruised past Orange Coast 79-53 earlier this evening.

In the second game of the evening, Jordan Pumphrey had 28 points and 14 rebounds as Cerro Coso (3-3) crushed the Antelope Valley JV 90-70 to pick up the win in Walnut.

In other action, Imperial Valley (3-6) picked up a 62-43 win over Mt. San Antonio (4-4).

Kentfield, CA – Chabot 77 Marin 64

Jabari Sweet had 20 points and 16 rebounds and Isaiah Ali added 14 points as Chabot (4-5) went on the road and knocked off Marin 77-64 on Saturday evening. Zamaria Odom had 17 points and Joey Potts added 11 points in the loss for Marin (2-4).

EAST LOS ANGELES TAKES OVER TOP SPOT IN WEEK 13 SOCAL RANKINGS

1. East Los Angeles (19-3): The Huskies take over the top spot in our weekly rankings following two wins last week. East Los Angeles picked up a 68-40 win over Mt. San Antonio and followed that up with a 84-74 road win against Rio Hondo to stay undefeated in South Coast North Conference action and win their 12th game in a row. The Huskies have a 3-2 record against teams ranked within our rankings and will have a huge upcoming week. East Los Angeles will face 9th ranked Los Angeles Trade Tech on Wednesday and follow that up with a road game against Chaffey on Friday.

2. Fullerton (21-2): The Hornets move up one spot in the rankings after picking up two wins last week in Orange Empire Conference action. Fullerton picked up a 93-53 win over Orange Coast and followed that up with a 88-65 win over Santiago Canyon in a battle of teams at the top of the conference. Fullerton has a 6-1 record against teams that are ranked within our weekly rankings and the Hornets are tied atop the Orange Empire Conference standings with Saddleback. This week, the Hornets will be in action twice as Fullerton will face Irvine Valley on Wednesday at home and follow that up with a road game against Santa Ana on Friday evening.

3. Southwestern (19-4): The Jaguars move up one spot in the rankings following two wins last week. Southwestern cruised past Grossmont 82-49 on the road and followed that victory up with a 73-70 win over San Diego Mesa to stay at the top of the Pacific Coast South Conference. The Jaguars have won ten straight games and have posted a 4-1 record against teams that are ranked within our rankings this season. This upcoming week, Southwestern will be in action one time as the Jaguars will face Cuyamaca at home on Friday night.

4. San Bernardino (18-5): The Wolverines move up one spot in the rankings after picking up two key conference wins last week. San Bernardino picked up a 91-87 win over Mt. San Jacinto and followed that up with a 94-78 win over MiraCosta on the road. San Bernardino has a two game lead in the conference with five games to go and the Wolverines have posted a 3-2 record against teams that are ranked inside of our week 13 rankings. This upcoming week, the Wolverines will be in action one time as San Bernardino will face San Diego Miramar at home on Friday.

5. Cerritos (17-5): The Falcons come back into the top five and move up three spots after picking up two wins last week. Cerritos picked up a 90-73 win over Compton and followed that up with a 95-61 win over Los Angeles Southwest. Cerritos has won four straight games and have posted a 6-3 record against teams within our rankings. This upcoming week, the Falcons will be in action twice as Cerritos will host Los Angeles Harbor on Wednesday and follow that up with another home game against 7th ranked Long Beach on Friday evening.

6. Mt. San Jacinto (18-4): The Eagles had a tough week and fall five spots after losing two straight games after being ranked number one last week. Mt. San Jacinto suffered a 91-87 loss against San Bernardino and followed that up with a 104-86 road loss against Desert. The Eagles have now fell two games behind first place San Bernardino in the Pacific Coast North Conference and Mt. San Jacinto has a 4-3 record against teams that are ranked within our rankings.

7. Long Beach (18-4): The Vikings move up two spots in the rankings following two wins last week in conference action. Long Beach picked up a 81-74 win over Los Angeles Harbor and followed that up with a 83-66 win over El Camino at home. The Vikings remain a game behind in conference action and Long Beach has a 3-3 record against teams that are ranked inside of our Signal The Light Basketball rankings. This week, the Vikings will be in action twice as Long Beach will face Los Angeles Southwest on Wednesday and follow that up with a road game against 5th ranked Cerritos on Friday in a key South Coast South Conference game that could determine the conference championship.

8. Citrus (16-6): The Owls move up two spots in the rankings following a 2-0 week. Citrus picked up a 74-64 win over Antelope Valley and followed that up with a 86-61 win over Victor Valley as the Owls remain unbeaten in Western State East Conference action. The Owls have won five games in a row and hold a two game lead in conference play, and this season Citrus has posted a 2-5 record against teams ranked within our rankings. This upcoming week, Citrus will be in action one time as the Owls will face Los Angeles Valley at home on Saturday.

9. Los Angeles Trade Tech (17-4): The Beavers drop three spots in the rankings after going 1-1 last week. Los Angeles Trade Tech suffered a 81-58 loss against Pasadena and followed that up with a big win against Chaffey 87-80 staying within a game of first place in the South Coast North Conference. This season, the Beavers have posted a 2-1 record against teams that are ranked within our week 13 rankings. This week, the Beavers will be in action twice as Los Angeles Trade Tech will host top ranked East Los Angeles on Wednesday and follow that up with a road game against Mt. San Antonio on Friday.

10. Saddleback (15-8): The Gauchos move up one spot in the rankings following two wins last week in Orange Empire Conference play. Saddleback picked up a 83-66 win over Santa Ana and followed that up with a 81-60 win over Cypress for their fourth straight win. The Gauchos are in a tie for first place and have posted a 4-2 record against ranked teams within our Signal The Light Basketball rankings. This week, the Gauchos will be in action one time as Saddleback will face off against Irvine Valley at home on Friday.

11. Allan Hancock (18-5): The Bulldogs drop four spots in the rankings after going 1-1 last week. Allan Hancock has struggled in conference action and the Bulldogs picked up a 88-53 win over Santa Barbara but suffered a 69-66 loss against Cuesta for their second conference loss. Hancock is 3-3 in their last six games and this season the Bulldogs have posted a 3-4 record against teams within our rankings for this week. This week, the Bulldogs will be in action one time as Hancock will host Oxnard at home on Saturday in their lone game of the week.

12. West Los Angeles (17-7): The Wildcats stay put at number 12 in the rankings after picking up two wins last week in Western State South action. West Los Angeles picked up a 81-78 win against Bakersfield and followed that up with a 77-68 win on the road against Canyons. West Los Angeles has won nine of their last ten games and the Wildcats have posted a 2-4 record against teams that are ranked within our rankings. This week, the Wildcats will be in action one time as West Los Angeles will face Los Angeles Pierce on the road in conference action.

13. Ventura (14-9): The Pirates come into the rankings after picking up two wins in Western State North Conference action. Ventura picked up a 78-69 win over Cuesta and followed that up with a 97-80 win over Moorpark as the Pirates remain undefeated in conference action and have won six straight games. Ventura is playing solid basketball and the Pirates have posted a 3-6 record against teams that are ranked this season. The Pirates will be in action one time this week as Ventura will face Santa Barbara on the road.

14. San Diego (13-10): The Knights come into the rankings this week after picking up two wins last week. San Diego picked up a 85-75 win over San Diego Mesa and followed that up with another win on the road against Imperial Valley. San Diego has won four out of their last five and the Knights have a 1-7 record against teams that are ranked inside of our rankings this season. The Knights will be in action one time this week as San Diego will host Grossmont in Pacific Coast South action.

15. Cuesta (16-7): The Cougars move into the rankings after going 1-1 last week in Western State North Conference action. Cuesta suffered a 78-69 loss against Ventura but found the win column and picked up a huge win against Hancock 69-66 at home to move into a three way tie for second place in conference action. This season the Cougars have posted a 3-4 record against ranked teams within our rankings. This week, Cuesta will be in back in action as the Cougars will be in action one time as Cuesta will take on Moorpark on Saturday in a key conference match up at home.

Signaling a Light: Riverside (15-8), Bakersfield (14-8), Santa Monica (14-9), Chaffey (15-7), Pasadena (14-8), San Diego Miramar (13-10), Cypress (15-8), Santiago Canyon (15-7),