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30-point quarter lifts Monarchs



EastCountySports.com staff report


SPRING VALLEY – The Monte Vista Monarchs exploded for 30 second-quarter points on Thursday night to put away the visiting Valley Center Jaguars before halftime, 80-59.

Brandon Tully and Ivan Maynard combined for 22 points in the second quarter.

Tulley finished the game with 20 points, while Maynard had 15 points.

Tully had a pair of three-pointers in the contest, while Cameron McKan, who had 11 points, also knocked down a three-ball.

Three Monarchs – Marco Balhin, Deron Whitley and Niamiah Alston – each had six points.

“We just needed one to get back on track,” Monte Vista head coach Mike Tully said.

The Monarchs, who improved to 10-7, will travel to face Valhalla on Saturday.

“That should be a good game,” said the coach.


CALVIN CHRISTIAN 64, LIBERTY CHARTER 49 – The Crusaders dominated the first half to lead 35-17 at halftime.

The Lions fell to 4-9 overall.

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