The New Southern California Basketball
SoCalHoops High School News

Games & Tournament Results From Tuesday--(Dec. 12, 1998)

Yes, there were a lot of games going on around SoCal on Tuesday, and most of the tournament action that wasn't already underway on Monday got started on Tuesday.

In various non-league games, here's what happened Tuesday:

Buckley 64, AGBU 33-- Buckley (Liberty League, 1-0) won it's season home opener by pounding AGBU, (Valley League, 0-1) last night at Buckley.   Jeremy Howard (6'-5" Sr. F/C) scored 11 points on 5 for 6 shooting, and Sasha Rahban (5'-11" Sr. SG) scored 12 on 5 for 5 shooting from the field. David Gale (5'-10" Fr. PG) had 5 assists. Colin Ward-Henninger (6'-3" So. SG/SF) scored 11 points; others scoring were Mike Lalazerian with 3, Josh Akhtarzad with 6 (all shot on consecutive technicals fouls committed by AGBU), Pastor 7, Clancy 5, Scannell 1, Weaver 1, Pakravan 4 and Gale 3.  Buckley's defensive play, including great guard play from Alex Clancy (5'-10" So. SG/PG), Sasha Rahban, and David Gale, held AGBU to only 7 points in the second quarter and 8 in the third.

Warren 73, Huntington Beach 47: The Bears (1-0) took a 24-8 first-quarter lead and got 18 points from senior guard Gray Reed in a victory over the Oilers (0-1) at Huntington Beach High.

Valley Torah 60, Avalon 53: Senior center Ken Harrell scored 18 points to lead the Lancers (0-1) in a season-opening loss at Avalon. Mitch
Marincochvich added 12 points, seven rebounds and five assists for Avalon. Interesting Fact: These teams played back to back games, and this one was the Monday game.  On Tuesday, Valley Torah beat Avalon 63-54.  The games are played back to back to reduce travel costs for Avalon, and each school playing Avalon in leauge play alternates locations.  For example (and all other Avalon opponents) will  play two at Avalon, and the next year two are played at the opponent's home court.

Milken 58, Hillcrest 34-- Taylor had 11, Sher 9, Raminfar 15, Bassman 7, Hendlish 6, Aviv 4, Greenberg 4 and Koubian 4 as Milken won it's season opener.

Valencia 65, La Canada 49-- Eskias McDaniels (6'-6" Sr. F)  scored 19 points and 10 rebounds while Ingram had 10 points and Minor 16 points and 8 assists as Valencia won it's second game of the season and improved to 2-0. La Canada dropped to 0-2. 

Newport Harbor 65, Edison 45-- Matt Jameson led the visiting Sailors to the season-opening victory with 18 points and six assists. Newport Harbor (1-0) led 26-18 at the half, and then held the Chargers (0-1) to four points in the third quarter. Dustin Illingsworth tossed in 13 points and grabbed eight rebounds for the Sailors. Kyong Minn led Edison with 15 points.

Whittier Christian 80, Santa Fe 64--Jon Stoa scored a game-high 32 points and pulled down 13 rebounds to lead the Heralds to the road victory. Matt Martinez contributed nine points and five steals for the Whittier Christian (1-0). The Heralds trailed 36-35 at the break and then outscored Santa Fe (0-1) 28-11 in the third period to pick up the victory.

Anaheim 59, Santiago 30-- The Colonists built a 34-14 halftime lead by holding the Cavaliers to two points in the first quarter. Jimmy Campos scored 22
points, 18 from three-point distance, and Jelani Parham recorded a double-double with 10 points and 10 rebounds for Anaheim (1-0). Ricky Carbaella added seven points and 14 rebounds for the Colonists. Santiago fell to 0-1.

Fairmont 46, TBT 20--The Huskies' victory snapped a 24-game losing streak. Steve Burnell led Fairmont (1-0) with 12 points

In various tournament action, here's what we know:


Chaminade 74, Crawford (San Diego) 43--Scott Borchart scored nine of his 20 points in the third quarter and the Eagles scored the first 10 points of the second half of the pool-play victory in the West Hills tournament in San Diego. J.J. Todd had 11 points and 3 blocked shots wile Arceo had 11, Mitchell 11, Darren Tarlow scored 10 points, Cayce Cook recorded 8 assists and  4 points, Johnson had 3, Tanouye 2, and ED'Egido 2. 


Buena 71, Murphy 63--Peter Brown had 21 points and 16 rebounds for the Bulldogs (1-0) in Loyola tournament pool play.  Danny Thompson had 20 points for Buena (1-0). 


Taft 53, Hamilton 42-- In this first round game, Taft ouscored Hamilton in every quarter except the first.  Hawkins had 15 points for Taft, while Romes was the high scorer for Hamilton with 10.


Peninsula 81, Thousand Oaks 71--Jake Dederer (6'-10" Sr. F/C) scored 20 points while every other Peninsula player who played with the exception of one (Werellan with 8) scored in double figures: Gilow 13, Eyam 10, Dederer 20, Palmer 18, and Charlie Kundrat scored 15.  For T.O., Chevalier scored 19 points. Peninsula is now 1-0 on the season and T.O is 0-1.


Bell-Jeff 56, St. Antony 53: Junior guards A.J. Diggs and Jared Lloyd had 16 and 14 points apiece respectively, but it wasn't enough as the Saints (0-1) fell to the Eagles (1-0) in pool play at Brethren Christian High. St. Anthony will now play host Brethren Christian on Thursday at 8 p.m.


Downey 67, Magnolia 53: The Vikings had a 23-5 first quarter and got 21 points from senior forward Frank Velazquez in a pool play win over the Sentinels at Buena Park. 

Mayfair 93, Garden Grove 41: Monsoon forward Josh Childress avoided the sophomore jinx in Mayfair's season opener, scoring 23 points to go along with eight rebounds and three blocks in the win over the Argonauts (0-1) during pool play action.


El Modena 49, Lakewood 43: Senior forward Lamont Mitchell scored 15 points but the Lancers (0-2) couldn't overcome a slow start in the first and third quarters and fell to the Vanguards in a consolation round at Loara High.

The Swish Award
Copyright 1998 All rights reserved
Questions? Comments? Need Information?