Sean Fernandez isn't shy about shooting. The North Hollywood senior guard scored 44 points, and it was just enough to help the Huskies edge Sun Valley Poly, 56-55, on Wednesday night in a game for first place in the East Valley League.
Eric Favors missed a three-pointer at the buzzer for Poly. Angel Reinosa had 16 points for the Parrots.
In the West Valley League, Birmingham defeated Cleveland, 78-40. Seth Texeira, Devante Doutrive and Deschon Winston each scored 13 points. Mark Boland led the Patriots with 17 points and 11 rebounds. Taft defeated Chatsworth, 94-47. El Camino Real defeated Granada Hills, 78-37. Troy Biglow had 20 points and 10 rebounds. Brandon Russell added 19 points. El Camino hosts Taft on Friday.
In the Western League, University defeated Palisades, 63-57. Jude Agbasi had 20 points and 10 rebounds. University made 14 of 15 free throws. Will Johnson led Palisades with 22 points. In the Western League, Crenshaw defeated Locke, 69-54.
Los Altos improved to 14-1 with a 70-68 Hacienda League victory over Walnut. Freshman Jarod Lucas scored 27 points for Los Altos. Dwight Ramos scored 30 points for Walnut.
In the Mission League, Alemany defeated Harvard-Westlake, 61-56. Brandon Davis, Will Picketts and Shacquille Dawkins all made clutch free throws in the final 1:15. DJ McDonald finished with 17 points. Crespi defeated Loyola, 64-52. De'Anthony Melton had 22 points and 10 assists. Henry Welsh had 18 points and 18 rebounds.
St. Francis got its first league victory in two years with a 69-62 win over Sherman Oaks Notre Dame. Brett Gangi had eight threes and 29 points. St. Francis had lost 18 straight league games. The Golden Knights are coached by first-year Coach Todd Wolfson.
In the Trinity League, Zac Jervis scored 15 points in Orange Lutheran's 67-46 win over Servite.
In the Moore League, Long Beach Poly defeated Long Beach Jordan, 60-49. Zafir Williams scored 29 points.
In the Sunset League, Los Alamitos defeated Fountain Valley. 64-48.
In the Del Rey League, unbeaten Bishop Montgomery defeated Gardena Serra, 76-48. Jordan Schakel scored 21 points and David Singleton had 18.
In the Big VIII League, Corona Centennial defeated King, 72-38. Ike Anigbogu finished with 24 points.
Rancho Mirage improved to 16-0 overall and 3-0 in the DeAnza League with an 80-36 win over Desert Hot Springs. Charles Neal and Daryn Evans each scored 20 points. Tyrell Robinson was 10 of 10 from the free-throw line.
In the Suburban League, La Mirada improved to 3-0 with a 64-46 win over Bellflower.
Joel Finney scored 40 points in Central City's 94-30 win over Animo Bunche.
In the Valley Mission League, Van Nuys defeated Kennedy, 71-65, in overtime. Canoga Park defeated Reseda, 37-34.
At Staples Center, San Gabriel Academy defeated Simi Valley, 64-53.
Oak Park defeated Camarillo, 56-44. Keyan Bazargan had 21 points. Riley Battin added 11 points and 10 rebounds.
Thomas Frank had 22 points and Darius Vines 20 in St. Bonaventure's 73-42 win over Carpinteria.
Jonah Mathews scored 22 points in Santa Monica's 74-26 win over Hawthorne. Rip Economo added 19 points. Beverly Hills defeated El Segundo, 84-52. Mason Daniels had 16 points and 10 rebounds.