Senior, 5' 10", point guard Rudy Navarrete scored 29 points and had nine rebounds for host El Rancho (2-3). Eddie Ceja had 10 for El Monte (2-2).
Hoover 61, Montebello 42
Zare Zagaryan had 22 points and nine rebounds for Hoover (2-0). Montebello is 1-2.
Santa Monica 75, San Pedro 56
Senior Jason Deutchman of Santa Monica (3-2) had 31 points and 15 rebounds and teammate junior Terrance Boozer added 11 points, including 8 of 9 free throws in the last 1:50 of the game.
Torrance 66, West Torrance 62
Ryan Wheeler hit a pair of free throws in the final seconds to seal the win for Torrance (5-0), which led by as many as 10 earlier in the final quarter.
Deon Thompson had 21 points and 13 rebounds for Torrance, and Wheeler added 15 points, eight rebounds and six assists.
Jun Uchida had 16 points for West Torrance (3-2).
Marina 63, Garden Grove Pacifica 54
After trailing by two going into the final quarter, Matt Molino scored seven of his 15 points to lead a 21-10 fourth-quarter charge by Marina.
Jeff Velaunay led Marina (2-0) with 20 points. Donald Thomas led Pacifica (2-2) with 24 points.
Bonita 55, Nogales 52
After trailing by four late in the fourth quarter, Bonita outscored Nogales, 9-2, in the final three minutes for the win.
High School-Boys' Basketball
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