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Boys’ Basketball Roundup : Walker Paces Brea-Olinda to 88-80 Victory in Irvine Tournament

Keith Walker scored 22 points, including 7 in Brea-Olinda High School’s 31-point second quarter, as the Wildcats scored an 88-80 victory over Canyon Springs Monday in the opening round of the Irvine World News boys’ basketball tournament at Woodbridge High School.

The score was tied, 19-19, going into the second quarter, but Brea made 12 of 14 shots in the period and led at halftime, 50-37.

Matt Chamberlain had 14 points and 13 rebounds, Rodney Stewart scored 13 points, Craig McPhee had 11 points and 11 rebounds and Walker had 11 rebounds for Brea-Olinda (4-1).

In other first-round Irvine tournament games at Woodbridge:

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Woodbridge 71, Esperanza 57--Joey Cohen scored 16 points, Romalis Taylor 13 and Bryant McLemore 12 for Woodbridge. Greg Pope scored 17 and David Perkins 12 for Esperanza. Esperanza led, 27-25, at halftime, but Woodbridge led, 50-40, at the end of three quarters.

Saddleback 76, Rubidoux 54--Forward Craig Marshall scored 19 points and center Malru Dottin added 17 for Saddleback (6-0). Tony Agnew added 14 and Jimmy Galbert 10 for Saddleback. Rubidoux is 0-3.

Kennedy 55, Dana Hills 48--Kennedy (4-1) trailed, 36-33, going into the fourth quarter but rallied for the victory. Tom Deep scored 12 points and had 7 rebounds and Jim Barker and Jeff Williams scored 11 each for Kennedy. John Lloyd scored 19 points on 8-of-10 shooting and had 9 rebounds for Dana Hills.

In Irvine tournament games at Christ College Irvine:

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Santa Ana 66, L.B. Wilson 60--Chauncy Woolridge scored 22 for defending champion Santa Ana. Oscar Wilson added 13 and Mike Zamora 11 for the Saints.

Marina 75, Costa Mesa 24--Cherokee Parks scored 19 points and Brant Shelor 10 for Marina, which led, 27-11, at the half. Tim Nguyen scored 10 points for Costa Mesa.

In Irvine tournament games at Irvine High School:

Riverside North 45, Edison 42--Craig Ward hit a 3-pointer with just 2 seconds left to pull out the victory for North. Peter Graff and Aaron Butler led North with 12 points each. Steve Thobe led Edison with 14 points.

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Eisenhower 74, Laguna Hills 72--Chris Sheff scored 32 points, but it wasn’t enough for Laguna Hills, which lost a 23-14 first-quarter lead. Kevin Foster’s 28 points led Eisenhower, which hung on despite being outscored, 20-15, in the fourth quarter.

Irvine 65, Los Amigos 39--Bryan Allred scored 22 points and John Molle 14 to lead Irvine. Irvine led, 30-21, at halftime, but blew it open by outscoring Los Amigos, 22-8, in the third quarter. Carlos Palomino had 21 points for Los Amigos.

In other Irvine tournament games at University High School:

Foothill 65, Paramount 57--Jamal Duff scored 20 points and Mark Wilkinson added 12 for the Knights. Foothill led, 43-41, to start the fourth quarter, and outscored Paramount, 22-16, to pull away.

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Laguna Beach 58, Palos Verdes 48--John Trevino scored a game-high 19 points to lead Laguna Beach, which had four starters score in double figures. Ian Chatfield led Palos Verdes with 15 points.

University 79, Corona 57--Stephan Mumaw had 31 points and 16 rebounds for the Trojans, who opened up a 21-11 first-quarter lead and breezed past Corona. Lance Elmore added 14 points for University.

In the Glendora tournament:

Tustin 68, Monrovia 43--Cheavly Ly scored 18 points and Greg Lancaster had 6 points and a team-high 6 rebounds for Tustin (4-1) in the first round. Monrovia is 2-3.

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In the La Quinta tournament:

Katella 66, West Torrance 57--Guard Brian Yourstone had a game-high 34 points to lead the Knights to the first-round victory. Tim Hall added 11 for Katella. Judd Donohue led West Torrance with 13 points.

La Quinta 92, Torrance 76--Scott Campbell scored 39 points and had 7 rebounds to lead La Quinta to the first-round victory. Campbell was 17 for 26 from the field, including 4 of 4 on 3-point shots. Scott Linck added 19 points for the Aztecs (3-1). Rick Robinson’s 23 points led Torrance.

In nonleague play:

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Huntington Beach 77, El Toro 67--Joey Katter scored 22 points and Steven Lucas 20 for host Huntington Beach (2-2). Khari Johnson scored 26 for El Toro (2-2).

Pacifica 60, Cypress 47--Guard Dustin Bonham scored 21 points and forward Randy Schulze added 16 points and 8 rebounds for host Pacifica (3-2).


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