Rams take home 2018 state championship

Ventura, CA – San Francisco 82 San Diego 72

Eddie Stansberry made four three pointers and scored a game high of 21 points and the sophomore standout added 8 rebounds and Michael Wright added 19 points as San Francisco (33-1) overcame a one point halftime deficit picking up a 82-72 win over San Diego in the state championship game Sunday afternoon. Sophomore Lewis Hayes had another big game as the front court standout had 17 points and 12 rebounds for the Rams. Robert McCoy had 19 points and 6 rebounds to lead the Knights but the sophomore was 5 of 19 from the floor and struggled against the Rams. Robert Taylor had 13 points and Darius Lee addded 10 points and 6 rebounds in the loss for San Diego (33-3). The Knights fell one game short of repeating as champions but San Diego had a standout season for the second year in a row.

San Francisco 28-64, 19-30, 82 – Eddie Stansberry 6-10, 5-6, 21, Michael Wright 9-13, 0-0, 19, Lewis Hayes 6-10, 5-11, 17, Terrell Brown 2-9, 4-4, 10, Dexter Hood 2-8, 4-7, 8, Eddy Ionescu 1-6, 0-0, 2, Michael Steadman 1-2, 0-0, 2, Niamey Harris 0-4, 1-2, 1, Curtis Witt 1-2, 0-0, 2, Ben Borja 0-0, 0-0, 0, Three pointers 7-16 (Stansberry 4-6, Ionescu 0-3, Brown 2-5, Wright 1-1, Hood 0-1), Rebounds 47 (Hayes 12, Stansberry 8), Assists 11 (Ionescu, Brown 3),  Steals 5, Blocks 6 (Hayes 3) Turnovers 15. 

San Diego 23-69, 19-27, 72 – Robert McCoy 5-19, 7-9, 19, Robert Taylor 5-8, 0-0, 13, Darius Lee 5-9, 0-2, 10, Wonder Smith 2-11, 0-2, 5, Ethan Esposito 1-7, 4-6, 6, Luis Salgado 1-6, 4-4, 7, Trevor Drake 2-3, 2-2, 6, Adrian Byrd-Jelinek 1-1, 0-0, 2, Isaac Davis 0-1, 2-2, 2, Joseph Riley 0-1, 0-0, 0, Deion Davis 1-3, 0-0, 2. Three Pointers 7-28 (Taylor 3-3, McCoy 2-9, Smith 1-7, Davis 0-1, Riley 0-1, Drake 0-1, Salgado 1-6) Rebounds: 43 (Smith 7, McCoy 6, Lee 6), Assists 8 (Smith 3), Steals 6 (Esposito 2), Blocks 6 (McCoy 3) Turnovers 6. 

All Tournament Team: Demetrius Thomas (Cerritos), Tyus Millhollin (Fresno), Robert McCoy (San Diego), Ethan Esposito (San Diego), Terrell Brown (San Francisco), Eddie Stansberry (San Francisco) 

Most Valuable Player: Lewis Hayes (San Francisco)