THOUSAND OAKS TOURNAMENT : Harvard-Westlake Wins in Final Second


Senior guard Rico Cabrera scored four of his eight points in the final 16 seconds as Harvard-Westlake edged Thousand Oaks, 70-69, in double overtime in the championship game of the Thousand Oaks tournament Friday night at Thousand Oaks High.

Cabrera sank a three-point shot to tie the score, 69-69, with 16 seconds left. He then hit the deciding free throw with one second left after he was fouled by Thousand Oaks' Mike Lauer.

Jarron Collins scored 24 points and Jason Collins added 18 for Harvard (3-0). Lauer had 18 for Thousand Oaks.

In other tournament games:

Westlake 76, Cleveland 61--Steve Aylsworth scored 12 of his 24 points in the second quarter to help Westlake break open a close game in the consolation final.

Aylsworth, a senior guard who scored 18 of his points on three-point baskets, had 14 in the first half.

Westlake (2-1) held just a 22-20 edge after the first quarter but outscored Cleveland, 17-4, in the second period.

Westlake center Jeremiah Nesbitt scored 17 points and guard Jake Stewart added eight.

For Cleveland (2-3), Junior Brignac scored 22 points and Donald Holt added 18, including 11 in the fourth quarter.

Washington 70, Newbury Park 58--Brent Bush sank eight three-pointers to set a tournament single-game record, but Newbury Park fell in the seventh-place game against the defending tournament champion.

Bush, a senior guard, scored 28 points for the Panthers (3-5). He made 22 three-pointers in the tournament to set another record.

Despite Bush's effort and 11 points and four rebounds by Charles Stanton, Newbury Park trailed throughout and was down by as many as 21 points in the fourth quarter.

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