Kenyon Martin

Bishop Montgomery overcomes absence of three starters to hold off Sierra Canyon

Bishop Montgomery overcomes absence of three starters to hold off Sierra Canyon

The talent on the floor would make any college coach green with envy, and after 32 minutes full of highlight-reel dunks, crossover dribbles and behind-the-back passes, Torrance Bishop Montgomery knocked off Chatsworth Sierra Canyon 65-62 Friday night in the marquee matchup of the fifth annual Take Flight Challenge at Cerritos College.

The 13th game of the season proved anything but unlucky for reigning CIF Open Division state champion Bishop Montgomery, which prevailed despite missing three of its best players to extend its winning streak to 28 games in a showdown between The Times’ No. 1 and No. 2-ranked teams.

With his team clinging to a one-point lead, Nick Schrader drew...

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