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Boys' basketball: Riley Battin scores 47 points for Oak Park

Eric Sondheimer
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 Sophomore center Riley Battin set a school record on Saturday night, scoring 47 points and grabbing 18 rebounds in Oak Park's 93-67 win over Bernstein in a Division III Southern California Regional quarterfinal playoff game.

The 6-foot-8 Battin had tied the school record with 42 points earlier this season. "Riley has been amazing the whole year," Coach Aaron Shaw said.

Oak Park will play at Ayala in the semifinals on Tuesday. Calabasas advanced to the other semifinal against Bonita with a 59-57 win over Kearny. Ryan Murphy scored 29 points.

In Division I, Brandon Williams scored 26 points and De'Anthony Melton 25 points in Crespi's 69-62 win over Inglewood. Williams and Melton scored all of Crespi's fourth-quarter points. Williams had 14 and Melton nine. Jordan Bell scored 17 points for Inglewood. Crespi will host St. Augustine on Tuesday. St. Augustine defeated Roosevelt, 54-52.

Narbonne defeated Alemany, 72-70, in overtime. D'Mauria Jones scored 31 points for Narbonne. DJ McDonald scored 27 points for Alemany. Redondo defeated Birmingham, 84-72. Leland Green scored 26 points.

In Division IV, Harvard-Westlake, playing without standout freshman Cassius Stanley (concussion), knocked off Mission League rival Chaminade, 57-47. Wolfgang Novogratz scored 20 points. Viewpoint defeated Sherman Oaks Notre Dame, 75-69. Aram Arslanian scored 30 points.

Gardena Serra defeated Grossmont, 65-50. Mason Chipley scored 18 points and had 11 steals.

In Division II, Long Beach Poly received 34 points from Zafir Williams in a 70-59 win over El Camino Real. North defeated Temecula Valley, 81-57. Dikymbe Martin had 23 points. Los Alamitos rallied for a 64-59 win over Santa Margarita. Eyassu Worku scored 20 points. Pepe Garcia had 16 points. Orange Lutheran defeated Washington, 71-58, avenging an earlier defeat to Washington. Zac Jervis scored 18 points.

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