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BOY’S BASKETBALL TOURNAMENTS : TOURNAMENT ROUNDUP

In the semifinals of the Del Mar Torrey Pines tournament:

Mater Dei 75, Bishop Ford 51--Mater Dei’s defense forced 25 turnovers as the Monarchs advanced to tonight’s 7 p.m. championship game at San Diego State’s Peterson Gym against Oak Hill Academy (19-1), an 80-62 winner over Brooklyn (N.Y.) Lincoln in the other semifinal.

Mater Dei (14-0) bolted to a 22-12 lead over New York City’s seventh-ranked school and held a 43-22 lead at halftime.

“Defense was the difference,” Bishop Ford Coach Ray Nash said. “They got us out of our offense, and it looked like we never played the game before.”

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Mater Dei’s David Drakeford scored a game-high 14 points, and Reggie Geary added 12.


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