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Boys' basketball: Bennie Boatwright comes through with 43 points

USC-bound Bennie Boatwright of Village Christian scored 43 points on Saturday night in his team's 91-87 victory over Quartz Hill.

Kahlil Simplis added 16 points and 10 rebounds. Village Christian hosts Maranatha on Tuesday in an Olympic League rematch.

Kaden Rasheed scored 29 points in Santa Margarita's 76-50 win over Firebaugh.

Vance Jackson had 21 points and Rodney Henderson 17 in St. John Bosco's 62-53 win over San Bernardino.

Etiwanda defeated Gahr, 63-62.

Damien defeated Cantwell-Sacred Heart, 63-49. Jeremy Hemsley scored 27 points. Gligorije Rakocevic had 27 points and 17 rebounds for Cantwell-Sacred Heart.

Cathedral was beaten by Chicago Morgan Park, 68-59. Marcus LoVett Jr., a former Burbank Providence player, returned to the Southland to score 33 points.

Servite defeated Brea, 55-45. Trevor Treinen had 16 points.




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Baseball: Hart's Jack Ralston commits to UCLA; Paul Richan commits to San Diego

It was a big day for standout Newhall Hart senior pitchers Jack Ralston and Paul Richan.

The 6-foot-5 Ralston committed to UCLA. The hard-throwing Richan committed to San Diego.

Both are expected to be key players in Hart's bid to win a Foothill League title.




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Boys' basketball: Results from Fairfax State Preview Classic

Fairfax 64, Sierra Canyon 47: You wouldn't have known who was No. 1 and who was No. 2, because No. 2 Fairfax controlled the game and won going away. Donald Gipson scored 18 points, Lorne Currie 13 and Lindsey Drew 10. The Lions made eight three pointers in improving to 23-0.

Cody Riley had 14 points and Adam Seiko 13 for Sierra Canyon (16-2). There were so many people trying to get into the Fairfax gym that dozens were left standing outside.

Chino Hills 76, Maranatha 61: LiAngelo Ball scored 36 points for Chino Hills, which led, 22-2, after one quarter. Tyler Dorsey had 31 points, 25 coming in second half. Lonzo Ball had 15 points, 14 rebounds and 14 assists.

Windward 76, Gardena Serra 54: Roman Davis contributed 14 points and freshman Jules Bernard 12 in the Wildcats' rout of Gardena Serra. At one point, Windward had five players who are freshmen on the court. Freshman Payton Moore added 11 points.

Bishop Montgomery 94, Loyola 34: With his father, a former City Section player of year,...

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Basketball: Friday scores

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Crean Lutheran 57, Brethren Christian 38

Oxford Academy 65, Downey Calvary Chapel 48

St. Margaret's 47, Whitney 32



Camarillo 66, Simi Valley 61 (OT)

Oak Park 56, Royal 36



Anaheim Canyon 69, Villa Park 56

Foothill 61, Esperanza 57



Placentia Valencia 65, La Palma Kennedy 28

Tustin 58, Western 46



Saugus 74, Golden Valley 61



Buena Park 51, La Habra 38

Sonora 58, Sunny Hills 51

Troy 60, Fullerton 49



Highland 75, Quartz Hill 59

Knight 64, Antelope Valley 55



Ocean View 81, Loara 46

Orange 62, Santa Ana 47

Westminster 52, Segerstrom 46



Oaks Christian 61, Newbury Park 38

Thousand Oaks 67, Calabasas 60

Westlake 68, Agoura 57



Alemany 89, Harvard-Westlake 58

Chaminade 71, St. Francis 42

Loyola 58, Sherman Oaks Notre Dame 50



Long Beach Cabrillo 65, Long Beach Wilson 46

Long Beach Poly 91, Millikan...

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Boys' basketball: Rogers Printup makes school-record eight threes for Orange Lutheran

You can say that Rogers Printup sure proved he can make threes on Friday night at Orange Lutheran. The UC Davis-bound senior set a school record with eight threes and finished with 32 points in the Lancers' 75-63 Trinity League win over JSerra.

Orange Lutheran will face Mater Dei at home on Wednesday for first place. Keisean Lucier-South added 16 points. Vance Jackson contributed 31 points as St. John Bosco defeated Servite, 88-65.  Mater Dei defeated Santa Margarita, 52-44. Rex Pflueger scored 17 points and MJ Cage added 10 points and 14 rebounds.

In the Bay League, Inglewood upset Redondo, 57-54. Terrell Gomez led Inglewood with 23 points. Leland Green led Redondo with 19 points.

Seth Guillory of Long Beach Jordan scored 48 points in an 88-78 win over Lakewood.

In the Foothill League, Valencia is in first place after a 57-51 win over West Ranch. Kyle Ensing and Malik McCowan each scored 16 points. Valencia rallied from a 10-point fourth-quarter deficit.

In the Mission League, Alemany...

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Boys' basketball: El Camino Real holds off Taft

El Camino Real stayed unbeaten in the West Valley League, but rival Taft gave the Conquistadores a good scare.

El Camino Real won, 57-54. Josiah Woods and Brandon Russell each had 14 points and Chris Terry added 13. Damian Wilson led Taft with 17 points. Granada Hills defeated Birmingham, 54-47. Michael Mensah had 18 points. Chatsworth defeated Cleveland, 58-45.

In the Western League, Fairfax improved to 22-0 with a 91-38 win over Hamilton. Donald Gipson had 17 points and Lindsey Drew added 15 points, 10 rebounds and 10 assists. Westchester defeated Palisades, 69-53. Ellis Salahuddin scored 18 points. University defeated Venice, 81-78. Gabe Okmin scored 25 points, including six threes. Cushan Allen added 22 oints and Nick Brooks 19.

In the Coliseum League, View Park knocked off Crenshaw, 66-49.

Stephen Rocklin scored 24 points in Sherman Oaks CES's 92-52 win over Valley Academy. Rocklin earlier had games of 31 and 39 points.




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