East County Sports

Pats clobber Colts in postseason tuneup

2016-17 EAST COUNTY PREP BOYS BASKETBALL

 

By Bill Dickens
© East County Sports.com

 

EL CAJON (2-17-17) — DOMANIC SAFARTA poured in 18 points and JACKSON LARSEN added 15 as Christian High celebrated Senior Night with a 78-54 Central League romp over visiting Crawford on Thursday (Feb. 16).

Christian put the game on ice in the second quarter by saddling the Colts 27-10 to lead 41-22 at halftime.

From there it was smooth sailing for the Patriots, who finished the regular season tied for third with University City at 8-4 in the Central League race. The Patriots were 19-9 overall.

DANIEL WELCH came up strong with 14 points and 8 rebounds for Christian, as 10 Patriots scored in the contest.

Christian’s two seniors – NOAH MEEK and JAKE SCARBROUGH combined for eight points.

The Patriots are ticketed for the postseason, slotted around the No.6 or No. 7 seed in Division 3.

Christian:  Domanic Safarta 18 (1 reb, 3 ast, 1 stl), Jackson Larsen 15 (7 reb, 2 ast), Daniel Welch 14 (8 reb, 1 blk, 1 stl), NaShom Carter 8 (5 reb, 5 ast), Jack Mason 7 (5 reb, 1 stl), Noah Meek 6 (2 reb, 2 ast), Patrick Roberts 4 (3 reb, 2 stl), Javier Jimenez 2 (3 reb, 2 stl), Jake Scarbrough 2 (1 reb, 2 ast), Garrett Rosenthal 2, Donte Bristol (1 ast), DeSean Lynch (1 stl).

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