Boys’ basketball: Santa Monica is 20-2 after Jonah Mathews, Daniel Schreier lead Vikings

Basket with two seconds left wins it

Santa Monica improved to 20-2 with a 73-60 win over Gardena Serra on Saturday in the Fairfax State Preview Classic at Cerritos College.

Jonah Mathews scored 25 points and Daniel Schreier, an improving 6-foot-7 junior, had 24 points. Sophomore Kobe Smith led Serra with 24 points.

“I think it’s starting to come together for him,” Santa Monica Coach James Hecht said of Schreier. “He’s a very talented young man.”

Orange Lutheran (18-4) defeated Army Navy, 67-61. Joseph Riley and Chris Williams each scored 17 points.


Fairfax (22-3) defeated Windward, 87-55. Freshman Ethan Anderson scored 20 points and Donald Gipson added 14 for the Lions. Payton Moore scored 15 points for Windward.

Sierra Canyon (18-3), despite playing without Remy Martin and Adam Seiko, cruised to a 69-52 win over Maranatha. Devearl Ramsey scored 19 points and Joe Wallace had 16 points, including five threes. Trevor Stanback had 17 points for Maranatha.

Las Vegas Durango pulled out a 56-55 overtime win over Loyola when Zyare Ruffin made a 17-foot shot with two seconds left while falling down. A shot by Loyola’s Henry Welsh at the buzzer went in and out. Chase Ruiz had 19 points for Durango. Josh Lavergne had 14 points and Welsh 12 for Loyola (11-11).

Calabasas (18-5) won its ninth consecutive game with a 62-42 win over Brentwood. Ryan Murphy scored 23 points and Jack Roggin 21. Dylan Horn had 17 points for Brentwood. Calabasas made 14 three-pointers, including five each from Murphy and Roggin. Calabasas is ranked No. 1 in 3AA.

Jamal Howard scored 14 points in El Segundo’s 65-44 win over Rolling Hills Prep.

In other tournament games, Highland defeated San Bernardino, 81-64. Michael Brandon scored 34 points.

Compton defeated Taft, 53-50. Viewpint defeated Village Christian, 65-46. Sayo Denloye had 17 points, 11 rebounds and seven assists.

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