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A Mixed Bag Of Non-League Results
Monday-Wednesday-- (Dec. 10, 1998)

In addition to all of the tournaments going on, there have been a ton of games, and we're going to try to sort out which of these occurred when, but if you really want to know, the ones at the top of the list occurred on Monday, the middle of the list were Tuesday games, and the bottom of the pile are the most recent ones, which took place yesterday, Wednesday, December 9, 1998. There aren't a lot of details, but this will at least give you the highlights of your favorite team.

Monday 12/07/98:

Gahr 77, Millikan 51--The Gladiators turned a three-point halftime lead into a 26-point victory as Gahr (3-2) downed the Rams (3-2) in
non-league action. Senior guard Anthony Davis scored eight of his team-high 19 points in the decisive third quarter, as the Gladiators outscored Millikan 24-12 in the period. . Sam Fernley led the Rams with a game-high 20 points. 

Moreno Valley 71, Lynwood 66-- The Knights took a 10-point lead into the fourth quarter but then were outscored 20-4 and could never recover in a loss to the Vikings (5-0) at Lynwood High. Lynwood (1-2) went 1 for 17 from the field in the fourth quarter against Moreno Valley, who switched to a zone defense. Gary Lenoir and Keyawn Floyd led the Knights with 17 points apiece.

Bellflower 79, Pioneer 54: The Buccaneers forced 16 turnovers and senior guard Marcus Harvey scored 16 out of his game-high 31 points in the second quarter as Bellflower easily defeated the Titans at Pioneer High. Eli Curtis also had 13 points and six rebounds for Bellflower who improved to 4-1.

Loyola 55, St. Paul 49: The Swordsmen (2-3), who were led by senior guard Jesse Martinez's team-high 17 points, broke out to a 20-3 lead but couldn't hold off the visiting Cubs in a non-league affair. Loyola (5-0) took advantage several St. Paul turnovers in the second half to complete the victory.

Hoover 56, Burbank 45--Zareh Avedian, a 6-5 center, had 24 points, 14 rebounds and five blocked shots for the Tornadoes in a victory at Hoover playing against 6-9 center Eric Rohwer.  Rohwer scored 19 points for the Bulldogs (2-2).  Narbeh Doloukhanian added 16 points for Hoover (4-0).

Reseda 57, Sherman Oaks CES 53--Bobby Mitchell scored 13 points and the Regents broke off a 9-2 run in the final three minutes to win at Reseda.   Gus Ruiz added 12 points for Reseda and Nashid Beard had 11.

Kennedy 74, Mid-City Magnet 65--Nana Gbewonyo collected 25 points and 10 rebounds for the Golden Cougars in a victory at Kennedy.   Camarillo 41, Royal 32--Forward Kyle Lassiter scored 15 points for the Scorpions (3-2) in a victory at Royal.  Matt Janousek scored 10 points, including two three-pointers in the second quarter, for Royal (2-3). 

Burroughs 73, Glendale 51--Kevin Krose and Brian Lee combined to score 18 of Burroughs' 23 points in the third quarter and the Indians (2-2) won a nonleague game at Glendale.  Krose finished with 25 points and nine rebounds and Lee had18 points.

Ribet Academy 54, New Roads 35-- Jef Pak scored 8 points, Kakalian 7, Travils Jenkins had 11 steals and 12 assists for Ribet in the non-league win.  Shamir Hernandez (6'-7" Fr. F) scored  15 for New Roads in the loss. Ribet is 3-0 with the win, and New Roads dropped to 2-1 on the season.

St. Bonaventure 74, Villanova 33--Michael Emard had 20 points and Michael Perez had 16 for the Seraphs, who improved to 5-0 with a nonleague victory at St. Bonaventure.   David Berglund had 12 points and 11 rebounds for St. Bonaventure. Perez had seven steals and five assists.

Valley Torah 70, First Lutheran 69-- Valley Tora was led by Gerov who scored 42 points in the win, followed by Wachsman with 13, Katz with 2, Malkin 7 and 8 assists, Suffin 2, and Simkin 2.  First Lutheran scorers were Anthony with 14, Roberts 29 and 12 rebounds, Chad 7, Smith 11, Quemar 5 and Breehe 3.

Tuesday 12/08/98

Pasadena Poly 59, Orangewood 51-- Koko Archibong (6'-7" Sr. SF/SG) who has signed to play at Penn, scored 14 points and Matt Easterlin (5'-11" Sr. SG/PG) had 15 in this non-league win.  Others scoring for Pasadena Poly were Marshall Duncan (5'-11" So. PG) had 5, and Matt Lawler (5'-11" Sr. SG/PG) scored 6. Ryan Haden (6'-0" Sr. SF) with 8, Chris Roberts (6'-1" Sr. SG/SF/PF) who scored 3, and Kirk Herald (6'-4" So. SF) who scored 8. Pasadena Poly is now 1-0, while Orangewood dropped to 3-2. Orangewood was led by Rainey with 20, followed by Alvarado with 15, Emina 7, Galbreath 5, and Cunningham with 4. 

St. Francis 75, South Pasadena 43--Shaun Scranton scored five points to highlight a 13-0 second-quarter run for the Golden Knights at St. Francis. Scranton scored 11 points and Derek Lavelle had 18 points and 13 rebounds for St. Francis (1-0).

Providence 53, L.A. Baptist 43--Sophomore Derek Jones had 18 points and 13 rebounds to help the Pioneers (3-1) win at L.A. Baptist.

Webb 103, Southern California Christian 56-- Paul Bearman led Webb (4-1) with 18 points, Kevin Park had 14 points and ten steals, Jason Brooks scored 15 points, and Josh Maloff pulled down 10 rebounds. SCC falls to (2-2). Webb is averaging over 25 steals a game.

Ambassador Christian 66, Wilson Creek 63--Esteban Guzman made 6-of-6 free throws in the final minute and added six assists and five rebounds to help the Dawgs (1-2), hold off the Eagles (1-1). 

Etiwanda 69, Pomona 52-- Shomari Sarpy (6'-9" Sr. PF) was limited to just 11 points and was the high scorer for Pomona in this losing effort. Etiwanda was lead by Romel Beck's 31 points as Etiwanda (3-2) passed Pomona.

Chaffey 71, Bloomington 52--  Bloomington scorers were Deanne 4, King 4, Hughes 2, Mora 2, Hill 8, Funn 26, Adams 5, Tsilopoulos 5. For Chaffey  Turner had 11, M. Turner 22, Parker 16, English 3, Galbraith 5, Durston 5, Munoz 3, Stepeney 4, and Hardina 2. With the win, Chaffey (1-3) earns it's first victory of the season.

Pioneer Baptist 69, Upland Christian 25-- Pioneer Baptist outscored Upland 22-7 in the first quarter and in the final two periods held them to single digits, only allowing 3 points in the third, and 4 in the fourth. For the Eagles (0-3), Eric Cromer finished with eight points and Eric Toupal grabbed 11
rebounds in a road loss to the Patriots who are now 4-0. Upland Christian scoring: Kramer 6, Chiappone 2, Cromer 8, Toupal 2, Sears 2, Surmi 1, Mena 2, Baker 2. Pioneer Baptist scoring: Miller 19, Carr 34, Milken 2, Long 6, Carron 4, Tom 4.

Brethren Christian 60, St. Margaret's 49: Senior forward Chris Austad scored nine of his 13 points in the second half to help withstand a furious Tartans rally as the Warriors held on for the win at Brethren Christian High. Brethren Christian had a 13 point lead going into the third quarter before St. Margaret's rallied. Junior guard Lee Mamaradlo had 13 points to go along with five steals and Kyle Painter and Joe Gaynor scored 12 and 11 points apiece respectively for Brethren Christian.

Capistrano Valley Christian 66, La Verne 23-- CVC was led by Lund with 24, Roth with 12, Tellier with 8, Smetona 6, Allen 6, Miller 5, Graves 4, Kirlin 1.  La Verne only had three players who scored, Jackson with 13, Thomas with 8, and Cumberland with 2.  La Verne drops to 1-4 while CVC is now 1-2 on the year.

Irvine 74, Estancia 45-- Irvine improved it's record to 4-1 with the win, led by the scoring of Chris Ferguson with 14, Mavros with 16, and Rap with 19.  Others scoring were Yasamifar with 2, Bosshart 5, Hardeman 5, Kraushaar 2, Lee 2, Florence 2 and Aquino with 8.  Estancia was led by Simco with 13 and Valbuena with 13.  

Wednesday 12/09/98:

Loyola 60, Glendale 56 (OT)-- Ryan Mollins scored 31 pints in this overtime non-league contest, improving Loyola's record to 6-0 on the year.   Glendale dropped to 2-3.  Others scoring for Loyola included Althaus 5, Gaston 4, Salvatore 8,m Crosner 8, Tannenbaum 4.  Tomik Iranosian scored 15 for Glendales and Eddie Karibyan added another 11.

Desert 59, Paraclete 38-- Mike Willisma scored 16, Jeff Langford added 19, and Sidney Melvin hit for 10 points in Desert's non-league win, improving their record to 3-1 on the year.  Paraclete's high scorer was Glenn Jones who had 20 of Paraclete's 38 points.   Paraclete's record fell to 1-3.

Pasadena Marshall 59, Notre Dame 52--Cody Pearson's four-point play with nine seconds left in regulation tied the game but the Knights lost in overtime at Notre Dame.  Pearson, who had 19 points, nine rebounds, five assists and five steals, hit a three-point shot and a free throw to get Notre Dame
(1-4) even, 48-48.  Deveryon Mackey hit a three-pointer to put Marshall ahead for good, 53-52.

Santa Paula 62, Cate 24--Ravi Mehta scored seven points to lead Cate, 0-3, in a non-league loss to Santa Paula. Santa Paula's scorers were Zaula 4, Macias 6, Rico 15, Cuzman 7, Mendez 3, Colreck 21, Hernandez 3, and Nichols 5.   Cate's scorers were Chan 2, Pearlmutter 6, Nagano 4, Carradine 3, Mehta 7, and Igidakinaro.

S. El Monte 53, La Puente 49-- South El Monte improved to 3-1 on the season with the non-league win. Richard Garcia, a junior, scored 21 points for S. El Monte, while Jose Bolivar added 11, Jesus Pena had 10, Adam Rodriguez had 6, Larry Cabral 5, Manual Fonseca 2.  Scoring for La Puente: Mark Salazar 22, Andrew Maxie 9, Eric Vasquez 6, Jose Parra 4, Dion Guzman 4, Freddy Pation 3, Robert Bufunda 2. Bolivar had three threes while Pena had 2 threes.

Muir 64, Hueneme 40-- Jeff Washington scored 14 points for Pasadena Muir, followed by Jason Bonwell with 8, Jonathan William 8, Tim Gilmore 3, Bo Johnson 3, Chris Johnson 2, Nate Johnson 6, John Parker 8 and Darelle Rowe 13.  Hueneme was led by Carlos Baily with 10, Robert Luna 9, Rashawn Moore 2, Dwight Norman 6, Maurice Taylor 4, Franklin Thompson 6, Erik Watkins 2, and Johnny Williams 2.   Muir sealed the win by outscoring Hueneme 20-9 in third quarter.  Jason Bonwell had two threes, as did Jonathon Williams; Darrell Row and Robert Luna had 1 each.

La Habra 48, Valencia (Fullerton) 45-- Nathan Allard scored on an in-bounds play with 20 seconds to give the Highlanders a 47-45 lead with 25 seconds left in regulation.  Other scorers for La Habra were Kinghill with 9, Gadbery 4, Smallwood 12, Provence 5, Fitzpatrick 5, and Allard 13.   Valencia was led by Dickson with 13, followed by Hernandez with 2, Bales 2, Ortega 13, Aguirre 6, Leos 4, Huber with 2, and Brown with 2.

University (Orange County) 73, Woodbridge 59--Andy Lawrence scored 19 points, including going 6 for 6 from the line in the fourth quarter to lead the University Trojans to the win.  University is now 4-1 while Woodbridge drops to 2-3.  Burgess, who scored 12 for Woodbridge fouled out of the game.  Other scorers for Uni were Shivers 5, Lawrence 19, Brown 15, Johnson 16, Dale 8, and Zinchefski 11. Woodbridge scoring was Lambert 7, Weiss 15, Uecker 5, Wallen 1, Koller 5, Arroyo 12, Burgess 12, and Campos 2.

El Dorado 68, Troy 63-- Ryan Carlos scored all 15 of El Dorado's points in the first quarter en route to a season-high 34 point performance.   Jerry Inzunza scored 20 for the Warriors.  El Dorado's other scoring was Onishi 10, Nagy 10, Miyamoto 6, Wolff 4, Sanders 2, and Bull 2.  For Troy, in addition to Inzunza's 20, Alberg had 13, Chaney 10, Fulmer 9, Cooper 4, Edwqards 4, and Christensen 3. Troy is now 2-3 on the season.

Irvine 58, Aliso Niguel 43-- Tim Rapp scored 18 points and Chris Ferguson added another 14 to led Irvine to the win in a non-league game on Wednesday.

Santa Margarita 63, Dana Hills 32-- Spencer Gloger scored 25 points (inlcluding one three pointers) and 8 rebounds, while Kelly Karmer had 13 points and 11 rebounds.  Travis Smith also had 5 assists as Santa Margarita powered over Dana Hills.

City Section Southeastern Conference:

South Gate 84, Huntington Park 58: The Rams (4-3, 2-0) used a 27-12 third quarter and 29 points, 13 rebounds and six assists from Ronald Johnson to rout the Spartans (0-1 conference) at Huntington Park High. Adrian Quintero had 15 points and eight assists for South Gate.

City Section Non-League Game:

Wednesday 12/09/98:

Taft 74, Carson 66--Raja Boykins made seven of eight three-point shots and scored 29 points, and the Toreadors (3-1) built a 23-point lead and survived a rally by the Colts at Taft.  Carson (2-3) outscored Taft, 31-16, in the final quarter. 

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