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Game Scores And Details From
Saturday, 1/20/01--(Jan. 26, 2001)

Catching up is hard to do. . . but we're trying.  This stuff is from one week ago, Saturday, and since we've been unable for a week to get to it, it's a little bit dated. . . but for those of you stat junkies who follow the polls and the ranking process, the game results are crucial.  We apologize for the lateness, but under the circumstances (which we won't go into here), it's the best we can do.  If you know of a game we missed send us the score (a box score if you have it, and details by all means) either by e-mail or post it to the message board. 

LA City Section League Games--Saturday, Jan. 20, 2001


Crenshaw 80, Sylmar 58--details not available.

Southern Section League Games--Saturday, Jan. 20, 2001

American League

Stoneridge Prep 107, Waverly 21--Stoneridge improved to 11-5, 4-0 with the win.  Stoneridge--26  21   27   33--1-7; Waverly--4  9  2  6--21.

Bay League

Peninsula 57, Santa Monica 46--A day after scoring a 50-45 victory over Mira Costa, the Panthers (13-7, 4-3) completed a postponed game from a few weeks ago against Santa Monica (10-9, 1-6).  The game had been stopped at halftime because of a leaking roof at Peninsula with Santa Monica leading by five, but the Panthers rallied for the win. Kevin Gardner scored 17 points and Andrew Yim had 15. Austin Cinnamond added eight.

Christian League

Ontario Christian 62, Linfield Christian 45-- Travis Hoekstra had 15 points and 10 rebounds and his brother, Matt, added 13 points and 14 rebounds to lead Ontario Christian (16-5, 5-2)ONTARIO CHRISTIAN (62) Landry 14, T. Hoekstra 15, M. Hoekstra 13, Gibson 6, Garcia 5, Stone 4, Coolhaus 2, Nanninga 2, Kleinjan 1. LINFIELD CHRISTIAN (45) Graham 18, Smith 10, Ma. Duarte 6, Beckman 5, Mi. Duarte 4, Larson 2. Ontario Christian 11 17 20 14 -- 62 Linfield Christian 12 10 8 15 -- 45 Total fouls: OC 13, LC 7. Fouled out: none. Technical fouls: none

Condor League

Dunn 64, Villanova 59--Richard Fore scored 29 points and pulled down 17 rebounds for Villanova (4-6, 1-3) in the home loss. Cole Gibson chipped in 11 points. Dunn (3-1) was led by Tory Greene's 24 points.

Laguna Blanca 66, Cornerstone Christian 36--Trevor Scott had 18 points, seven assists and five steals as the Owls (5-8) evened their Condor League record at 1-1. Eric Geeb added eight points and eight assists while Brandon Wicks had 11 points and 11 rebounds. LAGUNA BLANCA -- Geeb 6, Scott 18, Nelson 9, Jaffrey 4, Wicks 11, Lewis 7, Dorfman 5, Kaufman 6. Totals 29 7-11 66. CORNERSTONE -- Hurtado 11, Walker 11, June 4, Sack 2, Miller 2, Foley 6. Totals 12 11-20 36.  Laguna . . . 16 11 19 20 -- 66  Cornerstone . . . 7  7 11 11 -- 36  3-point goals--LB 1 (Scott), CC 1 (Hurtado). Fouled out--none. Record--LB 5-8.

Delphic League

Pacific Hills 70, Whitney 28--The Wildcats (8-9, 0-5) committed 28 turnovers and were outscored 2408 in the first quarter in a loss to the Bruins (4-1 in league)  Senior guard Will Hill led Pacific aHills in scoring with 16 points, while Whitney was led by Gary Polk, Daniel Son and James Kim with 6 each.

Express League

Rolling Hills Prep 57, La Verne Lutheran 45--Curtis Allen scored 22 points and Alex Elliott posted seven points and 13 rebounds as the Huskies (9-4, 6-0) downed host La Verne Lutheran (5-2 in league). Jason Daley scored 12 points and Kris Stricklin added seven.

Hi-Lo League

Immanuel Christian 62, Baker 27--  Jon Channer scored 30 points, ICS survived 28 turnovers to cruise to 35-point win at Baker, while ICS collected 53 rebounds, 21 off the offensive boards. Curtis Staples 6 boards, Charles Walters 2 boards and 1 steal, Frank Graham 2 boards, 1 steal and 1 assist. ICS 9 13 20 20 - 62  BV 7 6 7 7 - 27 ;  ICS - Jon Channer 30, Kevin Spargo 8, Joey Schmierer 7.   Baker - Carlos Suane 9  Rebounds - ICS 53,  ICS- Channer 15, Teeter 10, Minnick 8 Steals - ICS 21 ICS - Mahmutaj 5, Channer 5, Minnick 3.

Liberty League

Buckley 99, Viewpoint 42--Buckley, ranked No. 7 in State Division V by Cal-Hi Sports and No. 4 in Division VAA in the CIF poll, was led by Colin Ward-Henninger's 21 points, 5 assists, 7 rebounds, and 4 steals, while junior point guard David Gale scored 15 points, 8 assists, 8 steals and 7 rebounds.  Alex Clancy scored 16 points and recorded 9 steals while Royal Weaver also recorded 14 points and 9 steals.  Viewp;oint was led by Matt Mosko with 14 points.  Others scoring for Buckley were Steve Broukhim 8, Ben Keywanfahr 3, Nick Brar 8, Matt Wolf 9, Alberto Snaidero 3, and Jake Scannell 2.   Others for Viewpoint were John Murray 7, Charlie Starks 2, Eric Binder 8, Mike Lazar 4, Ken Roy 5, and Brian Murray 2.   Buckley improved to 14-1, 4-0 with the win. Buckley -34  20  26   19--99;  Viewpoint--4  16  13  9--42. 

Windward 65, Avalon 53--details not available.

Mission League

Harvard-Westlake 70, Notre Dame 68--The Wolverines (7-11, 1-4) finally picked up a league win with a 15 foot shot by Craig Weinstein with just four seconds remaining on the clock to beat Notre Dame in it's own gym.  Weinstein had 22 points and took three charges from Cody Pearson, who fouled out with 1:45 remaining after scoring 20 points. Bryce Taylor had 14 points and six rebounds for Harvard-Westlake (7-11, 1-4). Mike Luderer had 17 points and 12 rebounds for the Knights (16-4, 4-2), who have lost two consecutive league games. 

St. Francis 74, Alemany 61--Gabriel Zamora had 23 points for the Indians (5-12, 0-4) in a Mission League loss at Alemany.

Loyola 79, Crespi 64--Kingsley Anyanwu had 18 points and 10 rebounds for the Celts (13-5, 3-2) in a Mission League loss at Crespi. Omar Wilkes had 29 points for Loyola (14-4, 5-1).

Prep League

Flintridge Prep 48, Pasadena Poly 42--Trailing just once, the Rebels went on to beat the Panthers, 48-42. Flintridge Prep (8-8, 2-0 in league) went down, 13-12, with 5:38 to go in the second quarter. Eventually, the Rebels built a lead as big as 14 points two minutes into the fourth quarter.  The Rebels didn't get off on the right foot, hitting eight of 22 (36.0%) field goals and losing the ball nine times.  Matters got better in the second half, as Flintridge Prep shot 41.7% (10 for 24) from the field.  However, it was the defense that kept the Rebels on top of the Panthers (5-10, 1-2 in league). Flintridge Prep had eight steals and seven blocks and forced 15 turnovers. Four of the blocks belonged to Dwight Phelps, who finished with 15 points and seven rebounds.  Antonio Harrison ignited both sides of the floor for the Rebels. He held his defensive assignment, Matt Sargent, to just six points. The Panther guard was able to convert just two of his sixteen shots.  To go along with three steals, Harrison recorded a double-double with 13 points and 10 rebounds. The Flintridge Prep guard also had eight assists.

Victory League

Desert Christian Bermuda Dunes 64, Mesa Grande 23 --Andrew Battrud had 19 points and 14 rebounds while Javier Santana 15 points, seven steals and five assists for the Conquerors. Mesa Grande--5 5 3 10 -- 23;   Desert Christian--18 16 16 14 -- 64; Mesa Grande: Joreteg 10, Nelson 6, Bowles 1, Partan 2. Desert Christian: Battrud 19, Smith 15, Santana 15, Johnson 8, Mangus 5, Hay 2. 3-pointers: Santana 1, Joreteg 1

Non-League Games--Wednesday, Jan. 24, 2001

Chadwick 79, Calvary Chapel Downey 64--With most of the team battling the flu, Chadwick's boys basketball team took its game to another level on Saturday night. The Dolphins defeated Calvary Chapel of Downey, the top-ranked team in CIF Division V-AA, 79-64, in a nonleague game at Chadwick. Mike Reich scored 35 points and grabbed 14 rebounds for Chadwick, which entered the game ranked eighth in the division.  Peter McCaslin scored 22 points and Wes Putnam finished with 14 as Chadwick boosted its record to 11-6. Calvary Chapel fell to 17-3 on the season.

Laguna Hills 72, Marina 60--Jeff Sherman had 16 points with three three-pointers and Marc Dimick scored 15. Chris Lee and Matt Donat also added 12 each for host Laguna Hills (14-7).  Marina's Beau Brown had 16 points, including 4 three-pointers.

Pilibos 54, Glendale Adventist 50-- Pilibos improved to 13-2 with the win behind 11 points from S. Tashdjian and 10 from Haroun. Glendale Adventist was led by Hampton with 23.

Santa Ynez 61, San Luis Obispo 53--Matt McKinney scored a game-high 30 points and added 13 rebounds to help the Pirates post their sixth straight victory. McKinney made 8-of-10 free throws while teammate Mike Wooten was 7-of-8 from the foul line and finished with 16.  SANTA YNEZ -- Bratcher 5, Wooten 16, McKinney 30, Dreher 8, Billings 2. Totals 21 17-24 61. SAN LUIS OBISPO -- Vicory 14, Morales 8, Jenkins 10, Kasarjian 9, Jorgenson 10. Totals 20 9-20 53. Santa Ynez . . . 15 15 18 13 -- 61 San Luis Obispo . . . 9 15 5 24 -- 53  3-point goals -- SY 2 (Wooten 1, Bratcher 1), SLO 3 (Kasarjian 2, Morales 1). Totals fouls -- SY 19, SLO 20. Fouled out -- Kasarjian. Technicals -- none.

St. Monica 66, Bosco Tech 54-- St. Monica played a good first half, cruising to an easy 33-18 half-time lead. St. Monica (14-6, 3-1) was led in scoring by Sean Cole with 17 points and 16 rebounds. Lance Washington chipped in 14 points and 8 assists. Don Bosco Tech (6-12, 1-3) was led by Jake Martinez with 13 points. St. Monica--19 14 17 15 66;   Don Bosco--8 10 19 17 54; St. Monica: Cole 17, Washington 14, Shelby 12, Potts 7, Cresci 6, Nunley 4, Owens 3, Rakestraw 2. 3-Pointers: Washington 2, Potts 1;  Don Bosco Tech: Martinez 13, Espana 12, Perez 12, Lopez 6, Bautista 5, Alvarez 4, Lamb 2. 3 Pointers: Martinez 3, Perez 2, Bautista 1

Woodbridge 59, Villa Park 52--Tashaan Forehan-Kelly scored 18 points, including a key three-pointer with two minutes remaining, as Woodbridge upset Villa Park, 59-52, on Saturday in a nonleague game at Woodbridge High. Doug Koeller scored nine of his 14 points in the third quarter to help the Warriors (16-4) take a nine-point lead going into the fourth quarter. Forehan-Kelly's three-pointer gave Woodbridge an eight-point advantage, and Woodbridge held on without starting forward Danny Lambert, who fouled out with three minutes remaining. Patrick Haddan also scored 14 points for Woodbridge, which avenged a December loss to the Spartans (17-3) in the Taco Company Invitational Championship. Kyle Egkan led Villa Park with 12 points and Matt MacGinnis added 11. Woodbridge used scoring runs of 8-0 and 13-3 to wipe out two Villa Park leads and beat the Spartans, 59-52, Saturday in a nonleague boys' basketball game at Woodbridge.  The seventh-ranked Warriors (16-4) trailed by three points early in the second quarter before scoring eight in a row to take a 21-16 lead. Villa Park then went on a 7-0 run, capped by a Matt MacGinnis three-pointer that gave the Spartans (16-4) a 23-21 halftime advantage.   The Spartans led by four in the third quarter before Woodbridge got hot again, outscoring Villa Park, 13-3, to take the lead for good.   Woodbridge forward Doug Koeller, who finished with 14 points, scored nine in the third quarter.   Woodbridge led, 52-38, midway through the fourth quarter, but Villa Park staged a furious comeback, closing the gap to three on a Tommy Stankan three-pointer with 55 seconds left. The Warriors were able to hold on, however, as Patrick Haddan made two free throws with 13 seconds left to seal the victory. Tashaan Forehan-Kelly led Woodbridge with 18 points. Koeller and Haddan added 14 each. Kyle Egkan had 12 points for Villa Park.  

Showcase Events (Non-League)--Saturday, Jan. 20, 2001

McDonald's Invitational Games @ Pasadena CC

Muir 64, Monrovia 63-- A mesmerizing 32 minutes culminated in a mind-boggling 30 seconds in the finale of the Inaugural McDonald's Invitational at Pasadena City College on Saturday.  In a matchup two top-ranked teams, Muir and Monrovia each had several chances to win -- and lose -- before the Mustangs held on for a 64-63 victory. Muir guard Horace Wormely, who made five 3-pointers, sank two free throws with 32.2 seconds left to give the Mustangs a 64-60 lead. Then Frazier intercepted a Monrovia pass in the backcourt and passed back to Wormely, who was unguarded near the free-throw line. With time to dribble out the clock, Wormely instead looked to polish off the game with an uncontested lay-up and missed. Monrovia's Bryant Markson answered with a 3-pointer to bring the Wildcats within 64-63 with 11.5 seconds left. With 8.2 seconds left, Frazier threw an ill-advised pass out of bounds in the backcourt to give Monrovia (16-4) possession. But on the ensuing inbounds pass, Frazier forced a steal to give Muir (18-2) the ball back. Frazier missed a free throw, then was called for a foul in the backcourt. That allowed Markson a chance to give Monrovia the lead with four seconds left on a one-and-one free throw attempt.  But Markson missed the first free throw, his third miss on the front end in the final 3:30, and Muir's Malcolm Johnson got the rebound to end the game. Markson led all players with 35 points and 14 rebounds. Frazier had 21 points, seven rebounds and eight steals.

Bishop Montgomery 69, Pasadena 52--Fred Washington scored 16 points and had nine rebounds to earn player of the game honors at Pasadena City College. Washington, Errick Craven and Derrick Craven each scored eight points in the first quarter to spark a 27-6 run that gave Montgomery (18-2) control. Errick scored 21 points and Derrick finished with 12 points and eight rebounds, all on the offensive boards.  Dino Wilburn of Pasadena, one of the top players in the San Gabriel Valley, finished with a game-high 27 points (according to the Daily Breeze) or 29 points (according to the Pasadena Star-News), take your pick. . .The Knights outscored the Bulldogs, 27-6, in the first quarter and coasted to victory.

La Canada 62, Crescenta Valley 60-- The Spartans played solid basketball, pushed Crescenta Valley standout James Jenkins into early foul trouble and took advantage of a series of late Falcon miscues for a 62-60 victory.  Jenkins had 17 points, 9 rebounds and fouled out with 43.8 seconds to play and sat out the final 5:39 of the first half after picking up his third foul. During that stretch, the Spartans took a 34-29 lead by outscoring Crescenta Valley, 13-4. Crescenta Valley committed four consecutive turnovers in Jenkins' absence.  La Canada took advantage of Jenkins' absence and their guards hit eight 3-pointers and fed the ball inside to Phillip Swenson (10 points, five rebounds) to keep the Crescenta Valley defense extended.  Robbie Neyland scored a game-high 19 points and received player-of-the-game honors.  Jordan Ballard scored 15 points and gave La Canada its final lead with a pair of free throws with 43.8 seconds to play. A missed 3-pointer attempt by Jimmy Godfredo on the ensuing possession and a foul away from the ball by Tim Kula dashed any hopes of a comeback for the Falcons.  

Chaminade 53, Ayala 45--Jordan O'Gilvie had 13 points for the Eagles in a victory at the McDonald's Invitational Games @ Pasadena City College  Scott Borchart had 11 points, seven rebounds and two blocked shots for Chaminade (12-7).

Morningside 77, Bellflower 75--Khali Young scored 29 points as Morningside (8-8) prevailed in overtime at PCC to give Coach Carl Franklin his 499th career victory. Praise Odiakosa finished with 15 points and 12 rebounds and Marlon Brisco tallied 12 points for Morningside, which rallied from an 11-point halftime deficit.  Daniel Campbell , the nephew of NBA player Elden Campbell , chipped in seven points and six steals and Martell Waller also made six steals.   Franklin will go for his 500th win on Wednesday at Mira Costa.

St. Francis 51, South Pasadena 40 -- Thomas Mason scored 18 points for the Knights (7-9) and took home player-of-the-game honors. Michael Jenkins scored 10 of his 14 points in the first quarter to give St. Francis an early 14-9 lead.  Curtis Crosbie grabbed a game-high 17 rebounds for the Tigers (5-12).

Top Flight Invitational @ LACC

Ontario 57, J.W. North 39--Marlon Mitchell scored 18 points and Cameron Munoz added 17 points to lead Ontario (13-5). Andrew Alhadeff added nine assists for the Jaguars. J.W. NORTH (39) Wynn 4, Aubert 2, Stewart 4, Bryant 2, Washington 8, Dotson 19. ONTARIO (57) Marcel Mack 4, Munoz 15, Marcus Mack 2, Stepney 13, Mitchell 18, Alhadeff 1, Kinney 4. J.W. North 13 14 8 4 -- 39 Ontario 17 16 17 7 -- 57 Total fouls: JW 9. O 13. Fouled out: none. Technical fouls: coach (O).

Upland 71, Ocean View 56--Kirk Snyder had 19 points, 12 rebounds and five blocks to lead Upland to a 71-56 victory over Huntington Beach Ocean View in boys basketball on Saturday in the Top Flight Invitational at Cal State Los Angeles. The Highlanders (20-1) never trailed in the game and held a commanding 36-25 lead at halftime. In the second half, Ocean View played Upland tough, but was outscored 21-14 in the fourth quarter. Marques Crane scored 24 points but the Seahawks (16-4) fell. Prentice Harris had 16 points and Jason Harris added 12 for the Highlanders, who had four players score in double figures.  OCEAN VIEW (56) Hatch 5, Cortiz 6, Clark 3, Chow 2, Beeler 16, Crane 24. UPLAND (71) Pace 8, Pruitt 11, J. Harris 12, P. Harris 16, Snyder 19, Williams 2, Davis 3. Oceanview 7 18 17 14 -- 56 Upland 23 13 14 21 -- 71 Total fouls: OV 14, U 15. Fouled out: none. Technical fouls: none.

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