Boys’ basketball: Big night for Mission League teams


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There are four Mission League teams that have reached basketball tournament championship games on Saturday night.

Mission League rivals Loyola and Alemany will meet in the championship game of the Santa Monica tournament.


Loyola outlasted Fairfax, 60-56, in overtime. Julian Harrell had 22 points for Loyola, which received a big three-pointer in overtime from Jacob Hazzard. Ronny Price led Fairfax with 11. Alemany defeated Price, 81-69. Marqueze Coleman scored 30 points and Max Guercy added 28 points.

Encino Crespi is in the Canyon tournament final after a 55-50 win over Grant. Justin Rubia had 11 points and London Perrantes 10. The Celts will play Canyon, which defeated Granada Hills Kennedy, 58-43.

Sherman Oaks Notre Dame is in the Moorpark tournament final against Oaks Christian after a 69-67 win over Moorpark. Kennedy Edwards had 23 points and 17 rebounds. Johnathan Bell had 18 points. Freshman Ryan Ducar made 10 of 11 free throws after making 12 of 12 the previous night.

-- Eric Sondheimer