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CIF-SS Boys Division IV-AA Bracket:
First Round Results--(Feb. 20, 2003)
This is a 32-team bracket with 5 byes, so there were 11 games last night. Here's what happened, followed by the updated bracket:
Whitney 68, Silver Valley 47--details not available.
Providence 61, Carpinteria 36 --Harout Messrelian scored 21 points to lead Providence over host Carpinteria (10-13). Ian Breckenridge-Jackson added 10 points and 14 rebounds for Providence (18-5).
Murphy 59, Mary Star 51 --Robson Dufau had 21 points
and 11 rebounds to lead host Murphy (18-9) over Mary Star (13-14). Sean Cunningham of
Murphy added 18 points. The teams were tied at 31 at halftime but after Eric
Soriano-Hewitt blocked a shot in the third quarter Murphy went on a 8-0 run. Chuma Awaji
scored eight points in the fourth quarter to help clinch the win. Jeff Fiamengo led Mary
Star with 25 points. Murphy coach Andrew Hunter earned his 200th win at the school. John
Foster added 11 points, three assists and five rebounds.
Crossroads 70, Ontario Christian 58 --Robert Locke had 30 points and five rebounds for Crossroads. Senior center Travis Hoekstra had 24 points and four rebounds in the final game of his prep career as the visiting Knights (11-12) were eliminated by the Roadrunners (14-14) in a Division IV-AA first-round playoff game. Senior forward Greg Talen added 12 points, 12 rebounds and four assists for Ontario Christian, which trailed 35-22 at halftime
Maranatha 79, Mojave 47--Casey Teng scored 15 points and Michael Walker added 14 points to lead host Maranatha (18-7). Aaron Lloyd and Joel Klinenberg both had 10 points for Mojave (9-13).
Valley Christian 56, Village Christian 51 (OT)--Aaron Brink scored 16 points and Mario Parrish scored 15 for the winners (13-15), who made four free throws in final 30 seconds of the extra period to secure the win over Village Christian (16-9).
St. Bernard 66, Beaumont 60 -- Michael Pye had 18 points, four rebounds, two assists and five steals to power St. Bernard (15-12) past Beaumont (10-15) in the first-round home game. Nonso Nibo added 16 points, 11 rebounds, three blocks, three assists and three steals. Chris Ceballos contributed 12 points, 10 rebounds, six assists, four steals and two blocks. Winsor Williams added eight points for St. Bernard, which plays at Rosamond on Friday at 7:30 p.m.
St. Joseph 60, Milken Community 47 --Stewart Kussler had 16 points for host St. Joseph (19-7) and Matt Eliaser had 20 points for Milken Community (14-11).
St. Bonaventure 51, St. Monica 50 --Sean Miller made a 3-pointer with 5.3 seconds left and made a continuation free throw to lift St. Bonaventure (15-9) over host St. Monica (11-16). Keith Barnard of St. Bonaventure scored 20 points and Miller finished with six points, eight rebounds and four assists. St. Monica's Kyle Guillory had 22 points, including four 3-pointers.
Loma Linda Academy 73, Big Bear 58 --Senior guard Ryan Prior scored 23 points to lead host Loma Linda Academy (19-7) over Big Bear (14-8). Michael Boone, Loma Linda's 7-foot junior center, had 15 points, 15 rebounds and four blocks. Loma Linda trailed 25-16 in the second quarter, but Prior sparked a 20-0 run with two 3-pointers and two free throws. Big Bear's Kevin Zuidem scored 26 points and Brad Jennings added 20 points. The win was the first ever playoff victory for Loma Linda Academy. Michael Stottlemeyer had 18 points and 10 rebounds. The Bears shot just 33 percent for the game (18-for-54), struggling against Loma Linda Academy's man-to-man, half-court defense. Big Bear could get no closer than five points in the second half as Boone and Stottlemeyer took advantage inside to score a combined 22 points and grab 15 rebounds.
La Salle 82, Malibu 56 --Mark Kelley had 30 points
and Ryan Hill added 13 points to lead host La Salle (22-5). Aaron Smith scored 19 points
to pace Malibu (18-6).
|First round games
|Upper half of Bracket|
|Lower half of Bracket|
|Valley Chr. Cerritos||@||Village Christian|
|Milken Community||@||St. Joe Santa Maria|| St.
|St. Bonaventure||@||St. Monica|
|Big Bear||@||Loma Linda Acad.||Loma Linda Acad.
All games with the exception of the final round will start at 7:30 p.m. unless another time is mutually agreed upon and clearance is received from the CIF-SS Office. Public coin flips will be held in the lobby of the CIF-SS Office at 9:00 a.m. the day following each playoff game [these coin flips will determine subsquent sites after the first round, i.e., which school will be the host]. Coin flips will be available after 9:30 a.m. and we'll try to keep everyone posted with them here.
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