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Rancho Christian in Temecula is hosting a one-day basketball tournament Saturday.

The schedule:

Linfield vs. Temecula Prep, noon; San Bernardino vs. Eisenhower, 1:30 p.m.; Rancho Verde vs. Temecula Valley, 3 p.m.; Riverside Poly vs. Eastvale Roosevelt, 4:30 p.m.; Santa Margarita vs. Rancho Christian, 6 p.m.; Mission Bay vs. Corona Centennial, 7:30 p.m.



Acaciawood 55, La Verne Lutheran 51

Adelanto 100, Barstow 77


San Marino High announced Wednesday that its legendary tennis coach, Maureen Bryant, has died of cancer.

Bryant’s teams won 14 Southern Section boys and girls championships until her retirement from coaching. She spent 39 years at San Marino, starting in 1971, and was inducted into the California Coaches Association Hall of Fame in 2015. She was primarily a tennis coach but also coached basketball, softball and track and field.

She was a teacher at San Marino for more than 30 years.

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Oregon State-bound guard Jarod Lucas of Los Altos didn’t hold back in his Hacienda League game against Charter Oak on Wednesday.

He finished with a school-record 54 points in an 89-47 victory. He had set the record with 52 points earlier this season and it was his third game this season of 50 or more points. He passed Cameron Murray and DeMar DeRozan on the all-time Southern Section scoring list.

It remains to be seen if No. 1-ranked Sierra Canyon is going to face a challenge in the Gold Coast League, but Brentwood is hoping to be that team.

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Erik Panosian of Grant was in attack mode on Wednesday. He went to the free-throw line 21 times in the East Valley League game against Sun Valley Poly. He wasn’t making too many free throws or shots in the first half, but he scored 21 of his 29 points in the second half to help the Lancers defeat Poly 86-78 in overtime in an East Valley League game.

Carlos Meza of Poly sent the game into overtime when he made a layup with five seconds left in regulation. Chayce Polynice had 28 rebounds for the Lancers, who are 5-0 in league. Junior Quadre Johnson finished with 24 points for Poly.

In the West Valley League, El Camino Real defeated Cleveland 79-61. Tyrese Willis scored 17 points. Taft defeated Granada Hills 71-61. Demetrius Calip had 25 points and Diggy Winbush contributed 12 assists. Birmingham defeated Chatsworth 78-38. David Elliot had 19 points.


United Teachers Los Angeles has postponed its planned strike against the Los Angeles Unified School District until Monday, clearing the way for City Section teams to play sports contests on Friday and Saturday. The strike had been set to start on Thursday.

Fairfax is hosting a one-day basketball tournament on Saturday that would not have been played.

The Fairfax schedule: Fairfax vs. Valencia, 7:30 p.m.; Mayfair vs. Colony, 6 p.m.; Beverly Hills vs. Pasadena, 4:30 p.m.; Damien vs. Muir, 3 p.m.; View Park vs. Maranatha, 1:30  p.m.; Rolling Hills Prep  vs. Wildwood School, noon; Lynwood vs. Oaks Christian, 10:30 a.m.


Anaheim Canyon 72, Brea Olinda 41

Animo De La Hoya 72, Smidt Tech 21

Somehow, someway, St. John Bosco pulled out a 98-95 double overtime victory over Santa Margarita on Tuesday night in a Trinity League opener.

“I thought we were incredibly tough,” coach Matt Dunn said.

Josh Camper, after missing two free throws in the second overtime, made two free throws with 13.8 seconds left, and the Braves (17-4) survived a three-point attempt at the end.


Transfer season is picking up steam for football players.

Two Gardena Serra players have left. Anthony Beavers (sophomore) has enrolled at Narbonne. Macen Williams (junior) is also leaving, though he wasn’t at Narbonne on Tuesday.

Both were starters and have college scholarship offers. Williams is the younger brother of USC defensive back Max Williams. Former Crenshaw defensive back Jared Greenfield enrolled at Narbonne last semester after moving to Utah.

Damien has announced the hiring of Matt Bechtel as its new football coach.

Bechtel is a Damien graduate who last season guided South Hills to a 14-1 record and the Division 6 championship.

Before his stint at South Hills, he was head coach at Chino Hills for four seasons, and spent two years at Colony.