The Boys and Girls Club of Laguna Beach had its Senior League
boys’ traveling team capture second place at last weekend’s Orange
The countywide single-elimination event took place at the Boys and
Girls Club of Huntington Beach.
Laguna defeated Fullerton and Buena Park to reach the championship
game, where the team lost to Santa Ana.
Representing Laguna Beach on the Senior League traveling team were
team MVP E.J. Gomez, Lance Usserey, Alex and Eric Vasquez, Marcus
Hairston, Ryan Bradley, Sean Cooper and Jeff Chan.
In Laguna Beach Boys and Girls Club Senior Division play:
Heat 29, Suns 26
Andrew Brown and Pierre Masson combined for 28 rebounds to lead
Jazz 34, Sonics 20
Brothers Eric and Alex Vasquez combined for 16 points to lead the
Spurs 33, Magic 18
The Spurs’ Kyle Jenkins earned player of the game honors.
Senior Division standings: 1T. Jazz (2-0), Spurs (2-0); 3T. Heat
(1-1), Suns (1-1); 5T. Magic (0-2), Sonics (0-2).
In Junior Division play:
Celtics 23, Spurs 22
The play of Raphael Vickers carried the Celtics to the overtime
Bulls 26, Pacers 17
Troy Donenfeld scored 18 points for the Bulls and earned player of
the game honors.
Jazz 22, Lakers 19
The Jazz overcame a slow start to down the Lakers.
Heat 28, Sonics 13
The Heat’s offense was in high gear, and the defense shut down the
Suns 29, Magic 26
Alec Loechner turned in a strong second-quarter performance to
lead the Suns.
Lakers 26, Rockets 9
The Lakers’ Zack Evehart scored 10 points to go along with three
rebounds and two assists. He was named player of the game.
Hornets 19, Bulls 17
Jack Clark hit a last-second shot to lift the Hornets to victory.
Celtics 24, Magic 22
Raphael Vickers hit a game-winning shot as time expired.
Spurs 29, Pacers 28
The Spurs’ Alec Jaffe won player of the game honors, with 10
points and six rebounds.
The Boys and Girls Club of Laguna Beach has 200 youngsters
competing in the 2002-2003 basketball season. Eight teams of players
in grades 1 and 2 make up the Instructional League; 12 teams of
players in grades 3 through 5 play at the Junior Division level; and
six teams comprised of players in grades 6 through 8 make up the