With a little help from Campbell Hall, Sierra Canyon clinched the Alpha League championship on Tuesday night after a 47-44 win over Brentwood.
Combined with Campbell Hall’s 54-49 win over Windward, Sierra Canyon (24-2, 9-0) has a two-game lead over Windward going into Thursday’s regular-season finale against the Wildcats. Freshman Cody Riley scored 22 points for Sierra Canyon. Tra Holder led Brentwood with 22 points.
Aaron Holiday scored 27 points and Kahlil Simplis and Jordan Cohen had 15 points apiece for Campbell Hall, which also received a strong game from sophomore Joe Romano, who had six points, eight rebounds and two blocks. Breland Brandt led Windward with 19 points and 15 rebounds. Viewpoint defeated Paraclete, 56-54, on a game-winning shot by Tim Howell at the buzzer. Christian Juzang finished with 22 points and Howell had 18.
The Ocean League is now a three-way tie for first place among Bevery Hills (7-2), Inglewood (7-2) and Santa Monica (7-2) with one to play. Inglewood knocked off Beverly Hills, 49-41, to create the tie. Santa Monica defeated Morningside, 50-46, with Jonah Mathews scoring 22 points. On Thursday, Inglewood plays Morningside, Beverly Hills faces Culver City and Santa Monica plays Hawthorne.
Hart clinched the Foothill League championship with an 82-68 victory over Valencia. Myles Franklin scored 22 points and Davis Koppenhaver added 18. Hart is 23-2 and 8-0.
In the Trinity League, Mater Dei improved to 26-0 with a 75-27 win over Servite. MJ Cage had 18 points and Stanley Johnson had 16 points. St. John Bosco defeated Orange Lutheran, 61-53, to wrap up second place. Daniel Hamilton had 22 points, Tyler Dorsey 18 and Vance Jackson 14. Santa Margarita moved into a third-place tie with JSerra after a 76-46 win over the Lions. Joe Furstinger scored 18 points.
In the Baseline League, Etiwanda won the championship with a 69-40 win over Glendora. Jordan McLaughlin had 24 points and Dominick Alexander 13. Rancho Cucamonga defeated Alta Loma, 87-66. Victor Joseph scored 20 points.
In the Bay League, Redondo stayed unbeaten with a 73-39 win over Palos Verdes. Jeremiah Headley finally made his season debut after being sidelined with a stress fracture.
In the Sierra League, Chino Hills remained unbeaten with an 84-67 victory over Claremont, clinching the league title. LiAngelo Ball had 23 points. Damien received 26 points from Jeremy Hemsley in a 63-44 win over South Hills.
In the Almont League, Mark Keppel (22-4, 9-0) wrapped up the league title with a 75-36 win over Bell Gardens. Bertram Mak, a 6-5 junior center, had 20 points.
In the Inland Valley, Riverside North improved to 22-2 and 11-0 with a 58-38 win over Riverside Poly. In the Pacific League, Dejon Williams made seven three-pointers and finished with 28 points in Muir’s 73-70 win over Burroughs. Amaad Wainwright had 27 points for Burroughs.
In the Prep League, despite 26 points from Robert Cartwright, Flintridge Prep was beaten by Chadwick, 50-56. Kevin Doi had 12 points for Chadwick. Flintridge Prep still wins the Prep League championship.
In the Marmonte League, Westlake stayed tied for first place with Calabasas after a 42-32 win over Royal. Michael Hayon had 15 points. Calabasas held off Newbury Park, 63-59. Jeremy Lieberman scored 17 points and Larry Bush 16. Tyler Cartaino had 18 points for Newbury Park. Moorpark defeated Agoura, 63-46. Thousand Oaks defeated Simi Valley, 72-37.
In the Olympic League, Village Christian won the championship with a 47-45 win over Maranatha.
In the Pioneer League, Lawndale clinched at least a share of the title with an 80-52 win over South Torrance. Chimezie Metu had 20 points and 10 rebounds.