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Despite sitting out much of the game...

Despite sitting out much of the game in foul trouble, Morningside center Lisa Leslie had 22 points and 11 rebounds to lead the Lady Monarchs over Point Loma, 45-44, and to their second consecutive Southern California Division I regional basketball title.

Hawthorne’s Chris Alexander, Anthony Smith, Eric Allen and Curtis Conway, running unattached, set a U.S. high school record of 1:28.25 in the 880-yard relay at the National Indoor Track Championships at Annapolis, Md.

Cal State Dominguez Hills pitcher Rick Davis boasts a 5-1 record and 1.72 ERA for the 8-9-1 Toros. The senior right-hander, nicknamed “Tricky Ricky,” has struck out 84 batters in 62 2/3 innings and has held the opposition to a .093 batting average.

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North Torrance’s baseball team opened the season with a disappointing 0-4-1 showing in the El Segundo Tournament. The Saxons, rated No. 1 in the South Bay by The Times in a preseason poll, lost in the 13th-place consolation final to Palos Verdes, 11-4.

Torrance was the only team that fared worse than North in the El Segundo Tournament, finishing last among 32 schools with an 0-5 mark. The Tartars fell to Arroyo, 6-5, in the 15th-place consolation final.

Loyola Marymount’s baseball team lost two of three games in a weekend series against UC Santa Barbara despite outscoring the Gauchos, 39-28. The Lions, who are batting .314 but have a 5.18 ERA, suffered losses of 14-8 and 12-11. They beat UCSB, 20-2.


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