Saturday, December 10, 2016

The Gridley Invitational Basketball tourney

On Saturday up in Gridley:

First Place: Woodcreek High 73, Salesian High 45

Consolation Champs - Archbishop Mitty 55, San Leandro High 50

Third Place: Dublin High 67, Capital Christian 59

Seventh Place - Christian Brothers 77, Gridley High 26

Modesto Christian blitzed by injuries

Gregg Rosenbaum: "When it rains it pours. Senior guard Chris Brown out with a possible torn hip flexor. 6 players out with injury now."

A Josh Jackson feature

"Josh Jackson an overachiever and great talent all in one" -- Tom Keegan

At Hoophall West in Arizona

Richard Obert: "No. 2-ranked Tempe Corona del Sol beat Hayward (Calif.) Moreau Catholic 99-67.

Alex Barcello, a University of Arizona signee, led Corona with 28 points, followed by Jordan Guy's 23. Saben Lee had 12 points, nine assists and seven rebounds.

GCU-signee Damari Milstead led Moreau with 24 points."

Valley Christian starting strong

Mark DeLuca: "Valley Christian 2-0 defeats defeats Wilcox 72-56 behind Akex Sokol 37 and Jaylon Bryant 13 and Jay Allen Tovar's double double 12-16."


Mark DeLuca: "Boys start the season 1-0 with a 87-42 win over Pinole Valley . Jay Allen-Tovar has a double-double. Sokal hits multiple 3's"


"Woodcreek boys basketball off to 5-0 start" -- Cameron Salerno

Kevin Kremer with 35

"Pleasant Valley, Chico boys basketball teams fall in semifinals, to meet in 3rd-place game" -- Joseph Shufelberger

Saturday: LA TT 86. MPC 77 (San Jose CC tourney)

On Saturday in San Jose, Los Angeles Trade Tech won over Monterey Peninsula College 86-77. Marcus (Heritage High) Wallace led the Lobos with 15 points.


Saturday: Redwoods 58, West Valley 56 (Skyline tourney)

In San Bruno on Saturday, College of the Redwoods was one basket better than West Valley College at 58-56. Mohammed (Fremont High) Abdulrasul paced the Vikings with 14 points and Michael (Leigh High) O'Neill scored 12, shooting 4-7 from beyond the arc.


Saturday: Santa Rosa 71, DeAnza 70

In the Foothill College tournament, Santa Rosa JC edged DeAnza College 71-70 on Saturday.

The Dons got 22 points from Michael (Clovis West High) Orlich who shot 6-12 from three-point range plus an 11 point, 11 rebound Steven (Los Altos High) Garverick double-double.


Plays of the Week December Week One

Saturday: Grand Canyon 73, UIC 69

In Phoenix on Saturday, Grand Canyon turned away University Illinois Chicago 73-69 with freshman Oscar (Moreau Catholic High) Frayer providing 14 points, four rebounds, four steals and two assists.


Saturday: Sonoma St. 75, CS Monterey Bay 57

Jimmy Golden scored 20 points on 7-11, 3-3, 3-4 shooting overall as Sonoma State downed visiting Cal State Monterey Bay on Saturday.


Saturday: SF St. 102, Simpson 59

San Francisco State had no trouble downing Simpson University on Saturday 102-59 as A.J. (Bear Creek High/San Joaquin Delta College) Kahlon enjoyed an 18 point, 10 rebound double-double alongside a pair of blocked shots. Warren (Cabrillo College) Jackson posted a line of 10 points plus 10 assists.


Saturday: CSLA 80, Fresno Pacific 66

Host Fresno Pacific fell to Cal State Los Angeles 80-66 on Saturday despite the Sunbirds receiving 21 points plus 11 rebounds from Mike (Antioch High/Fresno Pacific University) Crawley.