Prep basketball roundup: Heritage Christian knocks off Etiwanda to advance to Westchester tournament final
Northridge Heritage Christian just took down Etiwanda, one of the best high school basketball teams in Southern California, sending a loud and clear message that the Warriors are a team to reckon with.
Sophomore Skyy Clark scored 16 points to help Heritage Christian hold off Etiwanda 48-47 in the semifinals of the Westchester tournament on Friday night. Etiwanda had a chance to win the game with two shot attempts in the final seconds but the Heritage Christian defense held. Kyle Frelow added 15 points for Heritage Christian.
Camren Pierce had 15 points for Etiwanda. Heritage Christian will play St. Bernard in Saturday’s final. St. Bernard defeated Westchester in overtime 59-57.
Bishop Montgomery defeated Washington Prep 51-35. Isaiah Johnson had 16 points. Michael Frankling had 24 points and Chris Page 19 in Gardena’s 56-50 win over Long Beach Poly. Santa Monica defeated Renaissance 48-40. Tanner Clark had 20 points, including six threes.
In the Maranatha tournament, Fairfax will play King-Drew in the final. Fairfax defeated Oak Park 83-70. DJ Dudley had 23 points and Keith Dinwiddie 22 points. Clark Slajchert scored 34 points for Oak Park. King-Drew defeated Pasadena 53-50. Kalib LaCount finished with 18 points.
Harvard-Westlake will play Damien for the Burbank tournament championship. Harvard-Westlake defeated Bakersfield 61-32. Mason Hooks scored 14 points. Damien defeated Village Christian 66-50. Malik Thomas had 20 points and 10 rebunds.
Chaminade improved to 7-0 with a 91-70 win over Oxnard to advance to the championship game of the Simi Valley tournament against Westlake. Kenneth Simpson scored 28, Abe Eagle had 22 points and 13 rebounds and Keith Higgins added 20 points.
Taft and Windward advanced to championship game of the St. Monica tournament. Demetrius Calip scored 32 points in Taft’s 86-49 win over South Gate. Windward defeated St. Monica 75-37. Kijani Wright scored 21 points.
Hercy Miller scored 27 points in Oaks Christian’s 76-63 win over Van Nuys.
Alemany defeated Brentwood 78-67. Dennis Buckley had 24 points and Nico Ponce 22. Christian Oliver scored 20 points in Maranatha’s 57-54 win over Providence.
Rancho Christian received 16 points and 11 rebounds from Evan Mobley in a 95-75 win over Rainier Beach. Dominick Harris led all scorers with 23 points.
Saugus defeated South East 79-37. Adrian McIntyre had 20 points and Nate Perez added 16.
KJ Bradley scored 21 points and Justin Cornelius 17 in Crenshaw’s 67-64 win over Hamilton.
In Nevada, Birmingham was beaten by Folsom 67-53. Corey Colfield had 17 points.
Ryan Grande had 37 points in La Canada’s 68-67 win over Dominguez.
Andrew Cook scored 33 points in Servite’s 72-58 win over Citrus Hill.
St. Francis defeated Whitney 63-50 in Sacramento. Jason Gallant had 19 points.
Loyola defeated Muir 63-44. Grant Roquemore had 18 points.
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