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Boys' basketball: Freshman Wesley Slajchert delivers winning basket for Oak Park

Eric Sondheimer
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In his high school debut, freshman guard Wesley Slajchert of Oak Park made a basket with 1.5 seconds left to give the Eagles a 51-49 win over Leuzinger on Tuesday night in the Maranatha tournament.

Another freshman, Riley Battin, scored 20 points, as did senior guard Michael Alvarez. Oak Park will play Maranatha in Thursday's quarterfinals. Alemany opened with a 63-51 win over Cajon. Daron Henson scored 20 points and Shacquille Dawkins 19.

Cantwell-Sacred Heart defeated Renaissance, 53-46. Jacob Davison had 13 points and Balsa Dragovic 11. Marquise Mosley scored 25 points for Renaissance. Maranathan received 30 points and 11 rebounds from Tyler Dorsey in a 75-41 win over St. Anthony.

 In the St. Monica tournament, University received 34 points from Cushan Allen to defeat Verbum Dei, 81-66. Dwight Murray added 27 points. Chaminade defeated Salesian, 69-25. Michael Oguine had 19 points and Jordan Ogundiran 16.

In the West Torrance tournament, Crespi defeated Palos Verdes, 69-44. De'Anthony Melton scored 21 points. Ethan Moss added 17.

In the Simi Valley tournament, Chibueze Jacobs scored 18 points to lead Sherman Oaks Notre Dame past Knight, 54-51. Santa Barbara defeated Sun Valley Poly, 75-61. Junior Bolden Brace had 29 points and 19 rebounds for Santa Barbara. Cesar Reyes had 27 points for Poly. Simi Valley defeated Cleveland, 69-58. Brian Lowe had 15 points.

In the Ocean View tournament, Verdugo Hills defeated Ocean View, 69-59. Leoni Aleksan scored 21 points and Adrian Gutierrez added 16 points. Shane Hughes had 14 points and 11 rebounds.

In the Burbank tournament, Saugus defeated Nogales, 76-55. Zach Phipps and Caleb Grisanti each had 20 points. Cameron Smith added 10 points and 10 assists. Village Christian defeated Moorpark, 66-59.

In the Sierra Vista tournament, Matt Hauser scored 26 points in Thousand Oaks' 76-38 win over Garfield. Damien defeated Pomona, 83-35. Micah Robinson scored 19 points and Bryce Peters and Malik Fitts had 16 apiece.

In the Mission Viejo tournament, San Clemente defeated Temecula Valley, 71-50. La Mirada defeated Paramount, 61-49. St. Margaret's defeated El Modena, 54-53. Sonora defeated Esperanza, 75-63, with Josh Rodriguez scoring 20 points. Orange Lutheran defeated Woodbridge, 77-45. CJ Hankins had 19 points, Chris Williams 13 and Keisean Lucier-South 11.

In the Westchester tournament, Taft defeated Rancho Dominguez, 75-35. Sammy Linn scored 18 points. Other scores: North Torrance 75, West Ranch 72; Beverly Hills 53, Peninsula 50; St. John Bosco 71, St. Bernard 55. Rodney Henderson had 24 points for St. John Bosco. Wednesday's schedule: Bishop Montgomery vs. San Gabriel Academy at 5:45 p.m.; Westchester vs. Hart at 7 p.m.

Viewpoint defeated Valley Torah, 79-50. Miye Oni had 21 points and 12 rebounds.

 

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