Boys’ basketball: Lonzo Ball watches Chino Hills win its 58th consecutive game
UCLA freshman Lonzo Ball had Saturday night off, so he decided to head out to Cerritos College to watch his old team, Chino Hills, in the Rolling Hills Prep State Preview Classic.
When not signing autographs or taking photos, Ball got to see his younger brothers, LaMelo and LiAngelo, help lead Chino Hills to its 23rd consecutive victory this season and 58th in row in a 106-80 triumph over Utah Wasatch Academy before a packed crowd.
LaMelo scored 33 points, LiAngelo 32 and Eli Scott 26.
In other games, Santa Margarita pulled out a 52-51 win over Corona Centennial. Kaden Rasheed scored 15 points for the Eagles.
Bishop Montgomery rolled to a 79-55 win over Fairfax. Ethan Thompson scored 26 points and David Singleton had 17. Jamal Hartwell led Fairfax with 24 points.
Earnie Sears scored 25 points and D.J. McDonald had 21 points and eight assists in Alemany’s 85-65 win over Santa Monica. Brandon Davis added 15 points and Fred Odhiambo had 11 points, 12 rebounds and 11 blocks.
Rolling Hills Prep improved to 15-1 under first-year Coach Harvey Kitani with a 67-45 win over Brentwood. Chris Koon scored 23 points.
Gardena Serra defeated Loyola, 66-59. Kobe Smith and EJ Jackson each had 15 points. Neil Owens led Loyola with 16.
Sean Espinosa scored 25 points to help Maranatha win its sixth consecutive game with a 64-58 win over Durango. Chris Williams scored 19 points but Orange Lutheran was beaten by Sheldon, 64-63. Sheldon went on an 18-0 run in the second half.
Taft picked up a 76-56 win over Foothills Christian despite 33 points from UCLA-bound Jaylen Hands. Kihei Clark scored 26 points, Abdul Zaid had 18 and Antwan January 17.
Sierra Canyon defeated Cathedral, 124-94. Marvin Bagley III scored 35 points and Adam Seiko 30.
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