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ROUNDUP: Sultans, Patriots win



EastCountySports.com staff report


ESCONDIDO – The Santana Sultans rushed their way to a 19-4 first-quarter lead to pummel host Calvin Christian, 67-39, Tuesday afternoon in a non-conference affair.

The Sultans improved to 5-1 and look to be a serious contender in the section’s Division 3 this season.

Santana will next meet Escondido Adventist in the Santana Shootout Tournament at 7 p.m., as the Sultans look for win No. 6.


CHRISTIAN 62, DEL NORTE 50 – JORDAN GAINES had 14 points and JACKSON LARSEN added 13 as the Patriots snapped a two-game losing skid to improve to 4-2.

The Patriots took charge early and held on to a double-digit lead throughout.

Larsen also snagged 12 boards and had three blocked shots.

The Patriots will play Victory Christian Academy on Friday at 3:30 p.m. on the road in a non-league contest.


ESCONDIDO 78, VALHALLA 49 – Despite 25 points from RAMZI SULTAN, the Norsemen fell on the road in a non-conference game to the Cougars.

VENCEL YOUSIF added 12 points for Valhalla.

Valhalla fell to 2-4.

The Norsemen will meet Oceanside tonight at 7:30 in a tournament contest.



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