Holiday Action

Allan Hancock Tournament

In first round action in Santa Maria, Finn Whetstone had 28 points and 5 rebounds, and Noah Saunders added 23 points and 11 rebounds as Cuesta (8-8) evened out their record on the season with a 76-68 victory over Bakersfield (6-5) to advance to the semi finals. Tucker Eenigenburg made seven three pointers and had 29 points and 4 rebounds and Shahadah Camp added 22 points and 8 rebounds in the loss for the Renegades.

In other action, Jackson Strong made seven three pointers and had 23 points and Corday Fairley added 18 points as Palomar (9-5) advanced to the semi finals with a 76-47 win over San Jose (3-9) in first round action. RahTawn Fobbs had 19 points and 6 rebounds and was the only Jaguar in double figures in the loss. Palomar will face Cuesta in the semi finals and San Jose will take on Bakersfield in the consolation bracket.

In the third game of the day, Spirit Ricks had 14 points and 10 rebounds and Shane Carney added 13 points, 5 rebounds, and 5 assists as Allan Hancock (8-5) held off Chabot 71-66 to advance to the semi finals. Stephen Northington had 17 points and 8 rebounds, and Devin Smith added 15 points and 5 rebounds in the loss for Chabot (1-11).

In the final game of the day, Isiah Davis had 29 points nad 7 rebounds, and Deon Steward went 9 of 10 from the floor and added 19 points and 7 rebounds as Merritt (5-7) overcame a four point halftime deficit and knocked off Los Angeles Southwest 75-67. Austin Toomalatai had 14 points and Garland Allen added 12 points and 6 rebounds in the loss for Los Angeles Southwest (6-8). Merritt will face Allan Hancock in the semi finals while Chabot will meet Los Angeles Southwest in the consolation bracket tomorrow.

Cuyamaca Tournament

In first round action at the Cuyamaca Tournament, Roderick Williams had 32 points and 22 rebounds as 2nd ranked East Los Angeles (10-3) cruised to a 101-78 first round win against Cypress (5-8). Brennon Palmer had 18 points and Mike Magee added 13 points in the loss for the Chargers.

In other action on day one, Greg Floyd had 19 points and 10 rebounds, and D’Mauria Jones added 14 points as Antelope Valley (9-6) cruised past San Diego Mesa 77-52 in first round action. Joseph Davis had 19 points and Armstrong Ojunkwu added 17 points in the loss for San Diego Mesa (3-11). Antelope Valley will face East Los Angeles tomorrow in the first semi final with the win, and San Diego Mesa will battle Cypress in the consolation bracket.

In the game of the day at the Cuyamaca Tournament, Darik Pradia had 17 points and 5 rebounds, and Nate Clark added 12 points and 20 rebounds as Victor Valley (9-4) picked up a 87-78 win over 4th ranked San Diego Miramar (9-3).

In the final match up of the night, Cerro Coso (3-6) won their second straight game with a 82-74 win over Cuyamaca (0-12). Cerro Coso will face Victor Valley tomorrow in the semi finals, while Cuyamaca will face off against 4tth ranked San Diego Miramar.

Canyons Tournament

Braylin Simmons had 16 points, 9 rebounds, and 5 assists and Rayshawn Bulger added 15 points as Los Angeles Trade Tech (4-8) overcame a 12 point halftime deficit and picked up a 67-64 win over tournament host Canyons (6-9) to advance to the championship game. Frankie Campbell had 13 points and Jeremy Hwang added 12 points in the loss for the Cougars.

In the second match up of the day, Rachaun Echols had 22 points and Joshua Davis added 15 points and 7 rebounds as Orange Coast (8-6) upended 11th ranked Ohlone 84-74 to advance to the championship game. Richard Oryem went 17 of 18 from the free throw line and had 29 points and 8 rebounds and Cameron Bradley added 11 points and 7 rebounds in the loss for Ohlone (9-7). Orange Coast will meet Los ANgeles Trade Tech tomorrow in the championship while Ohlone will face tournament host College of the Canyons in the consolation championship.

Alameda, CA – Contra Costa 89 Alameda 85

Matthew Murray had 18 points and 17 rebounds and Eric Jones added 16 points and 6 assists as Contra Costa (8-5, 2-0) moved into first place in the Bay Valley Conference with a 89-85 win over Alameda (2-10, 0-2).

Modesto, CA – Modesto 81 (15) Diablo Valley 78

Mesa, AZ – Southern Idaho 82 (4) San Bernardino 66

Weed, CA – Shasta 77 Lane CC 62