Boys’ Basketball Roundup : El Dorado Holds Off Yucca Valley

Jerome Facione made 4 free throws in the final 20 seconds to lead El Dorado High School to a 76-74 victory over Yucca Valley in the first round of the Brea-Olinda boys’ basketball tournament Tuesday.

Facione ended with 13 points. Mike Bradach scored 25 and Matt Luke 23 to lead El Dorado, which will play St. Paul today at 3 in the second round. Yucca Valley plays Foothill today at 11:30 in the consolation round.

In other Brea-Olinda tournament games:

St. Paul 76, Foothill 54--Greg Willig scored 26 points and Jason Hart 21--including 5 three-pointers--to lead St. Paul (9-4) in the first round. Donovan Webster scored 15 points, Rico Robertson 14 and Kenzi Smith 14 to lead Foothill (4-4).


Whittier Christian 69, Centennial 63 (OT)--Scott Ferguson scored 22 points as Whittier Christian rallied. Whittier outscored Centennial, 22-9, in the fourth quarter to force the game into overtime.

Sunny Hills 75, San Marcos 55--David Ragsdale scored 17 points, Marcus Hopkins 16 and Jeff White 14 for Sunny Hills in the consolation round.

St. John Bosco 53, Buena Park 35--Mike Miller scored 15 for St. John Bosco in the consolation round. Kit Isuakura scored 10 for Buena Park.

In the Chandler, Ariz., tournament:


Dobson (Mesa, Ariz.) 67, La Quinta 61--Scott Campbell scored 35 points and had 10 rebounds and Scott Link had 12 points and 8 assists to lead La Quinta in the first-round game. Dobson (8-0), the sixth-ranked team in Arizona, outscored the Aztecs, 23-14, in the fourth period for the victory.

In the Canyon tournament:

Newport Harbor 65, Hayward Tennyson 61 (OT)--Ian Long scored 14, Scott Gray 13, and Paig Parrish and Chris Lee scored 12 each for Newport Harbor. Tennyson led, 30-28, at the half and 43-40, after three quarters. Darrick Chavis scored 34 points for Tennyon and made a 3-pointer at the end of regulation to send the game into overtime.

Pomona 71, Trabuco Hills 63-- Mike Victor scored 25 points to lead Pomona. Rick Swanick scored 18 and Randy Kriech 16 for Trabuco Hills.


Santa Ana 63, San Francisco Lowell 49--Chauncy Woolridge scored 16 points, Oscar Wilson 15 and Mike Zamora 14 for Santa Ana, which rallied in the second half. Lowell led, 36-24, at the half. But Santa Ana went on a 20-6 run in the third quarter and led, 44-42.

Canyon JV 43, Valencia 42--Richard Yang scored on a layup with 15 seconds left to give the Canyon junior-varsity team the lead. Valencia got a final shot but missed and Tom Bottiaux took the rebound for Canyon as time ran out. Bottiaux led Canyon with 19 points.

Anaheim 71, Bolsa Grande 58--Anaheim (4-4) won its fourth game in a row with tremendous defensive play and perimeter shooting. The Colonists made 14 three-point shots, including 4 each by Jude Barbito (20 points) and junior Victor Zambrano (14 points). Barbito also went 9 for 9 from the foul line, he’s made 39 of his last 42. Hinh Bui led Bolsa Grande with 15 points.

Cabrillo 96, Esperanza 83--James Loggins scored 27 points and Aaron Barksdale 21 for Cabrillo. Joe Foss scored 26, Walter Forcatto 19 and Greg Pope 15 for Esperanza. Both teams scored 32 points in the fourth quarter.


Canyon 64, La Mirada 50--John Hutchinson, despite having the flu, scored 14 points to lead Canyon (8-3) in the first-round game. Richard Law led La Mirada (0-7) with 10 points.

In the Katella tournament:

Katella 70, Rancho Alamitos 58--Brian Yourstone scored 25 points and Kevin Carlson added 14 to lead Katella (3-9) in the first-round game. After trailing, 13-10, after the first quarter, Katella scored 20 points in the second, third and fourth quarters. Gary Lira and David Choe each scored 12 points to lead Rancho Alamitos.

In the Las Vegas Holiday prep tournament:


Ocean View 68, El Camino Real 55--Senior Forward Todd Norman scored Ocean View’s first 8 points and ended with 24 to lead Ocean View in the consolation second-round game. Norman also had 9 rebounds for Ocean View (7-2).

In the Mt. Carmel tournament:

Poway 74, Woodbridge 63--Juniors Joe Cohen (27 points, 14 rebounds) and Tim Corken (10 points) led the Warriors (1-6) in the first-round game. The game was stopped for 25 minutes in the third quarter when a power shortage cut the lights out in the gym. Poway shot 21 free throws in the game; Woodbridge shot 8.

In the Nogales tournament:


Redondo Union 60, Tustin 53--Tustin led, 47-42, after the third quarter, but Redondo outscored the Tillers, 18-6, in the fourth quarter for the second-round victory. Cheavly Ly scored 20 points, Jason Moore added 12 and Greg Lancaster had 10 rebounds to lead Tustin (7-3). Redondo is 6-3.