East County Sports

Boys grab several Friday night wins

Helix and Hilltop battle on Friday night.

2017 EAST COUNTY PREP BOYS BASKETBALL

 

EastCountySports.com staff report

 

HELIX 46, RANCHO BUENA VISTA 33 – AMARI GREEN of the Highlanders was named to the Hilltop Tournament All-Tournament team following the Scotties’ defensive-minded win over the Longhorns and Tournament MVP Nathaniel Romero.

Helix had a great defensive effort.MAURICE HOLMES led Helix with 15 points and 10 rebounds, while JAVON DAVIS turned in a workman-like performance with eight points and eight rebounds.

MAURICE HOLMES led Helix with 15 points and 10 rebounds, while JAVON DAVIS turned in a workman-like performance with eight points and eight rebounds.

Holmes had a long-distance three-ball in the effort in the second half.

Green knocked down a mid-range jumper against the Longhorns’ zone as both teams struggled to find an offensive rhythm in the third early on.

Helix led 22-17 at halftime and 31-24 through three.

Helix (3-2) is next in action on Monday, Dec. 18 against Morse at the Sweetwater Tournament at Sweetwater High at 5 p.m.

 

WEST HILLS 60, MT. CARMEL 58 (OT) – West Hills’ CAMERON BARRY¬†scored 25 points and was named as an All-Tournament selection at the Horsman Automotive Wolf Pack Tournament as the Pack rallied from a 35-26 halftime deficit to win in overtime.

Senior guard ADAM DILLON and junior forward MATTHEW MCDONALD each scored 9 points for West Hills.

Barry scored 13 of West Hills’ 17 first-quarter points. He had 12 rebounds, four assists and three steals.

Barry, a senior guard, hit a three-pointer in OT for an early lead, but fouled out late in the extra session.

Junior guard MICHAEL TOTAH passed to senior guard CHRIS SCHROEDER for a layup to give West Hills the late lead.

West Hills (2-3) will face Otay Ranch next Saturday, Dec. 16 at 4:30 p.m.

 

VALHALLA 55, CLAIREMONT 48 – TREVONE WIMS, a junior guard, scored 18 points to lead the Norsemen over the visiting Chieftains.

Valhalla improved to 2-3 with the win.

Valhalla will face Escondido on the road next Tuesday at 7 p.m.

 

EL CAJON VALLEY 93, SAN PASQUAL 51 – The Braves racked up a 42-point win over the winless Golden Eagles in a Santana Shootout game at Grossmont High.

El Cajon Valley improved to 2-3 on the season. The Braves next face San Diego Academy on the road on Thursday at 6 p.m.

 

MATER DEI CATHOLIC 73, CHRISTIAN 43 – The seventh-ranked Crusaders pulled away from the Patriots.

Junior JACKSON LARSEN had 13 points and senior NASHOM CARTER added 12 points and nine rebounds, but Christian shot just 17-for-56 from the field on the road.

Christian (3-2) will meet Del Norte on Tuesday at 7:30 at Ryan Athletic Center.

 

 

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