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Non-Tournament Games From Wednesday--(Dec. 18, 1998)

All of these games were from Wednesday, December 17, 1998.   Sorry we're so late, but better late than never.  There were a ton of games played, but these were the ones for which we were able to get details. 

Thousand Oaks 67, Channel Islands 58--Danny Lampert scored 14 points and three other Lancers reached double figures to lead Thousand Oaks to a 67-58 victory over visiting Channel Islands in a non-league boys' basketball game Wednesday.  Tim Chevalier scored 13 points, Kahil Fennel had 10 rebounds and 13 points, and Jeff Heyne scored 11 points as Thousand Oaks improved to 8-2.  Jaye Monette guided Channel Islands (4-3) with 14 points. Russell Patton scored 11 and Michael Keddington collected 15 rebounds and 10 points.

St. Bonaventure 90, St. Genevieve 41--St. Bonaventure exploded for 23 points in the first quarter and cruised to an easy win. Michael Emard scored 19 points and had 12 rebounds for St. Bonaventure (8-1) and Brandon Duplesssie chipped in 17 points and Jason Duplessie added 12 points.

Kilpatrick 49, Villanova 46--Dan Schey scored 14 points but it wasn't enough as Villanova (1-6) was unable to hold a slim fourth-quarter lead against visiting Kilpatrick.  

Newbury Park 62, Oak Park 51--Will Svitek scored 17 points and Brian Bobik added 14, along with seven rebounds, to lead Newbury Park at home.   Newbury Park (4-1) also got 12 points from Brian Polen. Oak Park falls to 3-5.

Cornerstone 64, Stoneridge 54--Josh Miller scored 22 points and grabbed 17 rebounds to propel Cornerstone Christian (5-2) over visiting Stoneridge Prep of Encino. Andrew Tasker helped Cornerstone's cause with 16 points.

Santa Barbara 76, Rio Mesa 38--Tony Freeman and Brent Williams each scored 14 points as Santa Barbara High doubled up on visiting Rio Mesa, 76-38 in a non-league basketball game Wednesday night at the Dons gym. The Dons, 8-2, had 21 steals as a team, led by Craig Christ with five. "Ben Shelton had a real good floor game, with four assists and no turnovers,"  said SBHS coach Jeff Lavender. "Jason Peterson came off the bench and had a good game, with 10 points and three rebounds."Freeman, Christ and Sean Kelly each had six rebounds to lead the Dons, who substituted freely in the lopsided contest. Scoring for Rio Mesa was Muller 5, Herrera 7, Coleman 6, Leong 4, Stevens 2, Laranzo 1, Maples 4, Kanongata'a 9.  Santa Barbara's complete scoring was Freeman 14, Christ 7, Williams 14, Shelton 8, Kelley 11, Peterson 10, Meza 6, Dominelli 2, Curiel 3.

Buena Park 53, Chilliwick (Canada) 39--DeAndre Gipson had 18 points and five assists, and Matt Okoro had 17 points, 10
rebounds and three blocks for Buena Park (7-2). 

Kennedy 56, Fullerton 55--Tony Jimmerson scored off an offensive rebound with 10 seconds left to clinch the victory for Kennedy (3-6). Jason Grier added 13 points for the Fighting Irish and Michael Bridgeford led Fullerton (3-6) with 17 points.

Loara 59, Magnolia 51--Wes Wardrop and Herbert Gracia each scored 19 points to lead the Saxons (8-1) to the victory at home.

Laguna Beach 64, Bolsa Grande 49--Kurt Beimfohr had 24 points for visiting Laguna Beach. Jon James had 34 points for the Matadors.

Savanna 68, Orange 55--Taking advantage of a strong first half, during which Savanna led, 34-20, the Rebels were able to hold off a second-half surge by Orange. Solomon Brown scored 23 points and Apollo Boone had 21 to lead Savanna (7-2) over the visiting Panthers (6-3).

Tarbut V'Torah 41, Fairmont 39--Tarbut V'Torah trailed by four at the half but surged to an eight-point lead in the fourth quarter and led the rest of the way. Tanner Bral scored 14 points for Tarbut V'Torah (5-3).

Calabasas 78, Faith Baptist 56--Mike Goldman collected 19 points, 10 rebounds and 10 assists for the Coyotes (5-5) in a victory at Calabasas.

Thousand Oaks 67, Channel Islands 58--Danny Lampert scored 14 points and Kahil Fennel had 13 points and 10 rebounds for the Lancers (8-2) in a victory at Channel Islands.  Jaye Monette had 14 points and Mike Keddington added 10 points and 15 rebounds for Channel Islands (4-3).

St. John Bosco 63, Lakewood 51--Gil Brown scored 16 points and Chris Uy-Barreta and Gio St. Amant each added 14 as the Braves had a 14-point lead in the fourth quarter and hung on from there in a victory over the Lancers (2-6) at Lakewood High. Lakewood cut St. John Bosco's lead to one in the fourth quarter but the Braves made their free throws down the stretch to extend their lead back to double figures. Anthony Evans had a game-high 26 points lead Lakewood and Bobby Thompson also had 14.

Jordan 61, Servite 32: Junior center Travon Bryant had 14 points and 10 rebounds and junior forward Kendale Lucas added 13 points as the Panthers (6-1) defeated the Friars at Jordan High. Jordan jumped to a quick start, taking an 11-point lead into halftime and never looked back. Darren Peterson also had 10 points in the win.

Lynwood 62, Highland 51--Senior guard Keyawn Floyd had 24 points and senior guard Gary Lenoir tossed in 11 to lead the Knights (5-3) past the visiting Bulldogs (6-5).

Lompoc 78, Cabrillo 66 --Early in the third quarter, Cabrillo's Marcus Jenkins sank a three to put the Conqs up 43-37.  But that was the high point for the Conquistadores, who saw the Braves go on a 23-4 run for the duration of the third to take control.  Lyndon Conaway, who led Lompoc with 19 points, sank a three near the end of the third to give the Braves a 60-47 lead.  Bryan Vargas scored 11 and had a strong outing inside while Anthony Perkins scored 10 and was a real sparkplug with his floor game for the Braves. Both figured prominently in Lompoc's third-quarter splash, Perkins scoring six, Vargas four.  Jermon Barnes had six of his eight in the third for Lompoc. Then Phillip Wright came on for all eight of his points to lead the Braves in the fourth.  "They all helped," said Lompoc coach Bryan Ayer, who saw nine Braves break into the scoring column. "We'll take it and go from there."  Cabrillo was led by Jenkins, who scored 20. The Conqs also had Omar Robinson (14) and Calvin Peterson (12) break into double figures. Leading 20-17 out of the first and 40-37 at the half, Cabrillo kept it respectable with a hustling fourth.   "I take very little comfort in being 'close' to anybody, except Sigourney Weaver," Cabrillo coach Mark Tasch said.  Both teams are now 2-4. Both also play today (Friday) in the Santa Maria Valley Optimist tourney at Hancock College which started yesterday (Thursday) and runs through Saturday. Lompoc played Morro Bay yesterday, plays St. Joseph today at 6:45 and has Cabrillo at 11:30 a.m.Saturday. Cabrillo played Santa Maria yesterday, takes on Righetti Friday at 3:30.

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