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Mixed Tournaments: Soup To Nuts--(Dec. 10, 1998)

A lot of the smaller tournaments weren't reported consistently this week, and rather than put up separate small articles, we've just combined several of these together. If you don't find the tourney results you're looking for, let us know and we'll see if we can find it.

Valley Christian Tournament Results-- (Dec. 10, 1998)

Tuesday Results:

Whitney 60, Norwalk 46--The Wildcats (2-2) broke open a close game against the Lancers in the second and third quarters behind senior forward Kevin Harp, who had 15 points in a pool play contest at Valley Christian High. Whitney outscored the Norwalk 13-4 in the second quarter and 22-11 in the third quarter to take a commanding lead into the final period of play. Arjun Jagadish, David You and John You also had eight points apiece for the Wildcats who will continue play in the tournament on Thursday at 8 p.m. against host Valley Christian.

Valley Christian 69, Rancho Alamitos 56: Senior forward Erick Streelman had 21 points to go along with 12 rebounds as the host Crusaders (2-0) had no problems defeating the Vaqueros (1-1) in a pool play match-up at Valley Christian High. Jason Rudell also had 17 points and Brian Kuyper chipped in with 15 for Valley Christian.


Anaheim 65, Don Bosco Tech 54--Jelani Parham had 21 points to lead Anaheim to the win. Anaheim is now 2-4 on the season, while Don Bosco is 4-1. Others scoring for Anaheim were Salcedo 9, Figueroa 5, Carbaella 4, Mendoza 3, Assaras 13, Pinkney 8, and Clark 2.  For Don Bosco Tech, Forles had 11, Cooper 10, Lucido 1, Lopez 6, Odell 10, Sanchez 4, Salazar 12. 

El Segundo Tournament Results--(Dec. 10, 1998)

Tuesday First Round Results:

South Gate 89, Daniel Murphy 64--The Rams (3-2) used 33 points from senior guard Ronald Johnson and 13 points, six assists and five rebounds from Adrian Quintero in a first round win over the Nobles (2-3) at El Segundo High. It marked the fourth time in five games this season that Johnson has scored over 30 points in a game. Jorge Estrada also had 10 points for South Gate who will continue play on Thursday night in the second round at 7: 30 p.m. against St. Bernard.

Rialto Tournament Results--(Dec. 19, 1998)

Tuesday Pool Play Results

Canyon Springs 53, Montclair 49-- Montclair (2-1) was up by 10 with four minutes to go, but lost their composure when Moreno Valley Canyon Springs started a full-court press. Garreth Read had a triple-double for Montclair with 15 points, 17 rebounds, and 10 blocks, Ronald Williams scored ten points, and Mykhal Hughes added eight points and five rebounds.

Rialto 81, Cathedral 59--Daniee Burnett scored 15 points and had 6 rebounds and 3 steals to lead Rialto (1-0) to victory. Scoring for Cathedral was  Tulande 15, Lizarraga 4, Santos 11, Peaz 4, Galvin 4, Vasquez 4, Ortiz 2, C. Hernandez 6, M. Hernandez 2,  and Guerara  with 7.  Rialto scorers were  Revels 8, J. Burnett 5, Morris Davis 8, Marcus Davis 2, Joiner 14, Sconiers 7, Galvin 6, Payne 7, Burnett 15, Swisher 2, Gailes 2, Rudosky 2, and McDonald with 2.

La Sierra Tournament Results--(Dec.10, 1998)

Ontario Christian 72, Temecula Linfield 42--Ryan Fuqua led Ontario Christian (2-1) with 12 points and eight rebounds, Eugene Berkaik added ten points and eight rebounds, and Rommel Agee totaled nine assists and eight points. Ontrio
Christian plays next Tuesday in the La Sierra Tournament.

El Rancho Tournament Results--(Dec. 10, 1998)

The first round of the El Rancho High Tournament got underway yesterday (Wednesday). Here's the only results we could locate:

Alhambra 69, El Monte 64-- Alhambra managed to outscore El Monte in the third quarter by a 30-17 margin which was enough to make up for a 3 point half-time deficit and then some.  Alhambra improved to 2-1 overall.   Manuel Flores, a senior, scored a game high 32 points, including four 3 pointers to lead the Moores over the El Monte Lions in this first round game.  The Moors received a solid effort form Sylvester Allison, who had 19 points.  Other scorers for Alhambra were Wu 8, Chiang 7, Jones 2, Pin 1.  El Monte's scoring was Madarang 4, Dunbar 8, Medina 5, Orrante 28, Lemus 5, Resendez 11, and Fernandez 3.

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