Mira Costa Tournament
In the first semi final on Wednesday night, Wonder Smith made five three pointers and had 36 points and 6 rebounds and Ethan Esposito added 15 points and 10 rebounds as top ranked San Diego (18-2) advanced to the championship game with a 97-82 win over 8th ranked San Diego Miramar (12-4). The Jets were led by Takoda Browne as the sophomore had 20 points and 7 rebounds and Samuel Adjei added 11 points and 10 rebounds in the loss for San Diego Miramar.
In the second semi final, Keshaun Mack had 16 points and 4 rebounds and Demetrius Thomas added 10 points and 4 rebounds as 6th ranked Cerritos (14-3) edged Antelope Valley 58-55 to advance to the championship game against San Diego tomorrow. Osi Nwachukwu had 11 points and 6 rebounds and Wesley De Jesus added 10 points in the loss for Antelope Valley (10-9). The Marauders will face San Diego Miramar later today in the 3rd place game.
In the first consolation game, Chance Cole had 29 points and 5 rebounds and Jordan Newt added 22 points, 9 assists and 6 rebounds as Los Angeles Pierce (4-11) advanced to the consolation championship game with a 100-87 win over Barstow (7-10). Jordan Dunning had 17 points and Paul Vilela added 17 points in the loss for the Vikings.
In the second game of the day, Bryce Parsons scored a game high of 19 points and Josh Moran added 17 points as 11th ranked Grossmont (10-6) advanced to the consolation title game later today with a 84-63 win over Mira Costa (5-11). Andrew Thomton had 11 points and Aleks Pocej added 10 points in the loss for the Spartans. Grossmont will face Los Angeles Pierce in the consolation final.
In first round action of the Chaffey Tournament, Bosten Van Der Veer made four three pointers and had 18 points and Tyler Ginyard added 13 points as 13th ranked Chaffey (11-6) stayed hot and cruised past Desert 103-60 in first round action. Philippe Salawa had 19 points and Arion Stevenson added 13 points in the loss for Desert (1-12).
In the second game of the day, Jeremiah Sadler made seven three pointers and scored 33 points and Jordan Heard added 13 points and 3 rebounds as Long Beach (9-7) moved into the semi finals with a 83-77 win over Glendale (5-10). Jordan Matthews had 26 points and 5 assists and Serigne Athj added 20 points and 5 rebounds in the loss for Glendale in the loss. Long Beach will next face Chaffey in the semi finals, while Glendale will take on Desert in the consolation bracket.
In other first round action, Jackson Strong made seven three pointers and had 23 points and 6 rebounds and Lavale Coleman-Bell added 16 points and 10 rebounds as Palomar (10-7) picked up a 95-86 double overtime win over Compton (2-11) to advance to the semi finals tomorrow. L’kielynn Taylor had 21 points, 9 assists, and 6 rebounds and Jaylen Million added 20 points and 6 rebounds in the double overtime loss for Compton.
In the final game of the night, Jeremey Smith made 17 of 18 from the free throw line and had 41 points and 5 assists and Alexios Ziska added 19 points and 4 rebounds as 3rd ranked Citrus (15-3) advanced to the semi finals with a 102-91 win over 14th ranked West Los Angeles (11-6). Trevor Blackmon had 37 points and Corey Jackson added 15 points in the loss for the Wildcats. Citrus will face Palomar in the semi finals and West Los Angeles will take on Compton in the consolation bracket.
Coast North Conference
San Bruno, CA – Canada 103 Skyline 92
Livermore, CA – (4) Las Positas 88 (12) Ohlone 79 (OT)
Jason Aguilera had 17 points and Peter Hewitt added 17 points and 15 reboudns as 4th ranked Las Positas (13-4, 1-0) won their conference opener with a 88-79 overtime win over 12th ranked Ohlone (10-8, 0-1). Bryce Thompson had 19 points and Cameron Bradley added 18 points in the loss for Ohlone.
Hayward, CA – (9) Foothill 82 Chabot 56
Alex Gil-Fernandez had 21 points and Matt McAndrews added 20 points as 9th ranked Foothill (12-5, 1-0) cruised past Chabot (2-14, 0-1). Myckal Anderson had 13 points in the loss for the Gladiators.
Orange Empire Conference
Santa Ana, CA – (4) Fullerton 95 Santa Ana 89
Jason Richardson scored 23 points, 6 assists and 5 rebounds and Nigel Carter added 18 points as 4th ranked Fullerton (12-4, 1-0) won their conference opener with a 95-89 win over Santa Ana (7-7, 0-1). Cameron High had 27 points and 7 rebounds and D’Caran Anderson added 16 points in the loss for the Dons.
Riverside, CA – Riverside 90 (9) Santiago Canyon 87 (OT)
Sophomore Brae Ivey went off for 32 points, 10 rebounds, and 7 assists and Andre Wilson added 20 points and 7 rebounds as Riverside (10-5, 1-0) picked up a 90-87 overtime win over 9th ranked Santiago Canyon (13-4, 0-1). Rodney Henderson had 32 points and 6 rebounds, and A.J. Garrity added 30 points in the loss for the Hawks.
Irvine, CA – Irvine Valley 63 Orange Coast 62
Jake Linsky had 15 points and 8 rebounds and Parker Sims added 13 points and 16 rebounds as 12th ranked Irvine Valley (12-6, 1-0) overcame a 13 point halftime deficit and picked up a 63-62 win in their conference opener. Joshua Davis had 17 points and 7 rebounds and Lloyd Wright added 12 points and 8 rebounds in the loss for Orange Coast (9-7, 0-1).
Cypress, CA – (7) Copper Mountain 79 Cypress 70
Murshid Randle had 15 points and Ronald Bell added 13 points and 11 rebounds as 7th ranked Copper Mountain (14-4, 1-0) used a late second half surge to pick up a 79-70 win over Cypress (6-10, 0-1). Brennon Palmer had 18 points and 5 rebounds and Mike Magee added 15 points and 5 rebounds in the loss for the Chargers in the conference opener.
Central Valley Conference
Visalia, CA – (14) Columbia 87 (6) Sequoias 79
Marquell Hubbard made six three pointers and had 28 points and 6 rebounds and Maurice Woods added 20 points as 14th ranked Columbia (7-4, 1-0) picked up a huge road victory over 6th ranked Sequoias 87-79 in the conference opener. Austin Armstead and Isaiah Johnson both had 19 points in the loss for Seqoias (10-5, 0-1) in the home loss.
Reedley, CA – (10) West Hills 88 Reedley 76
10th ranked West Hills (10-2, 1-0) won their tenth game of the season and opened up conference with a 88-76 win over Reedley (4-9, 0-1). Hassan Bolden had 26 points and Ruben Parks added 21 points in the loss for the Tigers.
Porterville, CA – Porterville 84 Merced 70
Carlos Angel went 9 of 9 from the floor and made four three pointers and Jackson Cascio added 14 points as Porterville (6-6, 1-0) picked up a 84-70 win over Merced (2-11, 0-1). Chris Roberson had 16 points and Kesean Warren added 13 points in the loss for the Blue Devils.
Fresno, CA – (2) Fresno 101 Cerro Coso 73
Tommy Nuno had 19 points, 5 rebounds, and 5 assists and Jonah Brown added 14 points as 2nd ranked Fresno (13-3, 1-0) opened up Central Valley Conference play with a 101-73 blowout win over Cerro Coso (4-8, 0-1).
Coast South Conference
Salinas, CA – Hartnell 62 Cabrillo 60
Hartnell (9-6, 1-0) picked up a huge 62-60 overtime victory over Cabrillo (7-8, 0-1) to start off conference action. Tynan Velasquez had 25 points and Linton Acliese added 21 points in the loss for the Seahawks.
Monterey, CA – Monterey 72 San Jose 60
Anthony Dennis had 15 points, 5 rebounds and 4 assists and Isaiah Abdul-Basti added 15 points as Monterey (10-7, 1-0) opened up conference action with a 72-60 win over San Jose (3-11, 0-1).
Saratoga, CA – West Valley 75 De Anza 58
Christian Mejia and Beattie Roggasch each scored 19 points as 13th ranked West Valley (10-7, 1-0) opened up Coast South Conference action with a 75-58 win over De Anza (6-10, 0-1). Terrance Jackson had 15 points and Niles Malone added 11 points in the loss for the Dons.
Non Conference action
Weed, CA – Siskiyous 100 Simpson JV 71
Dwayne McClendon had 26 points and Alex Velazquez added 18 points as Siskiyous (2-13) picked up a 100-71 non conference victory over the Simpson JV on Wednesday night.
Valley Glen, CA – Los Angeles Valley 76 Bakersfield 65
Dejwan Walker had 20 points and 9 rebounds and Nicolas Howard added 15 points and 6 rebounds as Los Angeles Valley (4-11) used a second half surge to get past Bakersfield 76-65 in non conference action. Tucker Eenigenburg had 21 points and Jamar Hammonds added 19 points in the loss for Bakersfield (8-6).