East County Sports

ROUNDUP: Eagles, Highlanders, Hillers win on Tuesday

Granite Hills' RYAN KELLY



By Bill Dickens
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EL CAJON (12-7-16) — Six-foot-8 senior power man RYAN KELLY turned in a double-double of 14 points and 14 rebounds as Granite Hills mauled Mt. Carmel 52-40 in Tuesday’s (Dec. 6) Eagle Invitational.

Kelly was deadly from the free throw line where he clicked on 10 of 12 shots from the charity stripe.

DARIEN COSSIO added to the supporting cast with 12 points including a trio of 3-pointers.

JORDEN ROGERS followed suit as he knocked down 12 points and 3 triples.

MOSES SMITH pitched in with 9 points and 6 rebounds, with all of his caroms coming in the final period.

“When we play with intensity like we did tonight we’re a pretty good ballclub,” said Eagles coach RANDY ANDERSON.

Granite Hills (2-1) will host Morse (3-0) Wednesday (Dec. 7) at 7 p.m.

Granite Hills:  Ryan Kelly 14 (14 reb, 2 ast, 1 stl, 1 blk), Jorden Rogers 12 (1 reb, 2 ast, 2 stl), Darien Cossio 12 (1 reb, 3 ast), Moses Smith 9 (6 reb, 2 stl), Cameron Spitzer 5 (6 reb, 4 ast), Xsavier Smith (1 reb, 1 ast), Cody Cox (1 ast, 1 blk), Austin Ballo (1 ast).


HELIX 64, RANCHO BUENA VISTA 24 – The conclusion of the Helix football season proved to be a springboard for the Highlanders’ basketball season.

JAYLEN ARNOLD dropped his shoulder pads and came up with a game high 17 points, while quarterback CARSON BAKER chipped in 10 more in Tuesday’s (Dec. 6) Hilltop Tournament as a harbinger of good things to come.

The Highlanders used a 21-3 run in the second quarter to put the game away for Helix.

Eight Highlanders joined the scoring parade.

Helix:  Jaylen Arnold 17, Carson Baker 10, Amari Green 9, Dylan Lee 8, Jaylen Hinson 8, Maurice Holmes 6, Javon Davis 3, Ilias Beltz 3.


GROSSMONT 65, SD-SOUTHWEST 34 – DOMONIQUE GUEVARA, fresh off the football field, whistled in 19 points and yanked down 12 rebounds while recording 5 steals to direct the Foothillers to a lopsided victory over San Diego Southwest on Tuesday (Dec. 6) in the Game on Challenge.

Grossmont turned the game into a rout with a 27-6 bullying of the Raiders in the third quarter.

Next up for the Foothillers is a duel at Serra Thursday (Dec. 8) at 7 p.m.

Grossmont:  Domonique Guevara 19 (12 reb, 2 ast, 5 stl), Mykol Rodriguez 8 (4 reb, 1 ast, 1 stl), Jamie Odom 3 (3 ast, 2 stl), Austin Odom 6 (3 reb, 1 ast, 1 stl), Hunter Gaines 5 (6 reb, 2 ast, 2 stl), Hunter Mulder 6 (5 reb), Branik Brown 5 (6 reb, 1 stl), Morgan Stidum 3 (1 ast, 1 stl), Desain Crawford 2 (1 ast, 1 stl), Franklin Golojuch 3 (2 reb), Ethen Brealey (2 reb).


MATER DEI 79, WEST HILLS 49 – After falling behind Mater Dei 16-1 in the first quarter, the Wolf Pack could not recover in Tuesday’s (Dec. 6) Horsman-Wolf Pack Tournament at West Hills.

CHRIS MOYER punched in 15 points as did CAMERON BARRY in the losing cause for West Hills.

West Hills:  Chris Moyer 15 (6 reb, 1 ast, 2 stl, 1 blk), Cameron Barry 15 (1 reb, 2 ast, 1 stl), Marquell Cool 7 (1 stl), Nathan Ball 7 (1 reb, 1 stl), Scott Bettoney 3 (1 reb), Matthew Macdonald 2 (2 reb, 1 stl), Adam Dillion 2 (3 reb, 1 ast, 1 stl), Chris Schroeder (1 reb).


VALHALLA 47, CASTLE PARK 26 – The Norsemen held the Trojans to just one point in the first quarter as junior RAMZI SULTAN scored the first six points for the Norsemen Wednesday (Dec. 6) in the Baron Matador Classic.

MALIQUE SHAW had seven blocked shots as the Norsemen held the Trojans to only nine points total in the first half.

Up 24-9 to start the half, the Norsemen went on a quick scoring run sparked by senior guard JONAH HOWARD.


HIGH TECH-CV 86, EL CAJON VALLEY 81 – No further information provided for this non-league game.

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