East County Sports

Matador win sets up championship game

2019 EAST COUNTY PREP BOYS BASKETBALL

EastCountySports.com staff report

The Mount Miguel Matadors and Helix Highlanders will meet in a final-game, regular-season showdown for the Grossmont Hills League championship on Friday night following Wednesday’s result.

MOUNT MIGUEL 86, STEELE CANYON 67 – The great, surprising run for the league championship came to an end for the Cougars at home against the first-place Matadors.

Mount Miguel improved to 6-1 to move into a tie atop the Grossmont Hills League standings with Helix. The Matadors improved to 20-7 overall.

FOOTHILLS CHRISTIAN 66, SANTA FE CHRISTIAN 55 – The second-ranked Knights defeated the fourth-ranked Eagles in a highly-rated matchup at Cuyamaca College on Wednesday.

The Eagles got off to a quick 8-2 start but a three-pointer by YASSINE GHARRAM hit a three-pointer to make it 17-16, putting the Knights within one point

Foothills Christian led 29-25 at halftime.

DERRICK CARTER-HOLLINGER hit a three in the third quarter to boost the FCHS lead to 46-30.

Foothills, which is ranked No. 1 in the computer power ratings, closes out the regular season at No. 13-ranked Francis Parker on Friday.

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