Boys' basketball: Lafayette Dorsey leads Dons to Coliseum League title

Eric Sondheimer
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 It's pretty cool to play for a school that's identical as your last name. Lafayette Dorsey of the Dorsey Dons is making a name himself around campus. He scored 28 points on Wednesday night, lifting the Dons to an 82-66 victory over Frement that clinched the Coliseum League championship.

Dorsey is 22-6 overall and 11-0 in league. Tommie Groce added 18 points and Johnathan Staggers 11. Dayshone Henry scored 17 points for Fremont (20-9, 9-2).

The City Section Open Division playoff representatives became a little clearer after El Camino Real knocked off Birmingham, 78-65, in a West Valley League game. That should get the Conquistadores an Open Division berth. Brandon Russell scored 22 points and Troy Biglow 21.

Taft stayed unbeaten in the West Valley with an 82-45 win over Cleveland. Abdul Zaid scored 18 points. Chatsworth defeated Granada Hills, 47-46.

In the Western League, Fairfax set up a Friday showdown at Westchester with a 69-48 win over Palisades. Freshman Ethan Anderson scored 22 points. Babacar Thiombane added 16 points and 15 rebounds. University defeated LACES 81-52. Gabe Okmin scored 26 points.

In the Eastern League, Garfield defeated South Gate, 77-67.

In the Valley Mission League, Sylmar defeated Van Nuys, 69-55. San Fernando defeated Canoga Park, 76-69.  Daniel Boatwright scored 38 points for Canoga Park.

Crenshaw defeated Manual Arts, 97-62. View Park defated Hawkins, 62-50. Lincoln defeated Sotomayor, 65-46.

In the East Valley League, Sean Fernandez scored 32 points in North Hollywood's 78-32 win over Chavez. Grant defeated Poly, 89-62. Chad Holloway scored 32 points and had 10 rebounds.

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