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BOYS: East teams tumble at Rumble

2021 EAST COUNTY PREP BOYS BASKETBALL

 

EastCountySports.com staff report

 

Games of Sat., Nov. 27, 2021

 

VICTORY CHRISTIAN 71, STEELE CANYON 67 — Victory Christian earned the victory at the Madison Warhawks Rumble event.

 

Victory Christian led 12-10, as the Knights forced turnovers with a three-quarter court trapping defense.

 

The Knights led 29-28 at halftime., then extended the lead to 55-50 at the end of three.

 

Steele went on a run in the fourth to cut the lead to 65-61.

Steele Canyon’s Arthur Simpson led the Cougars with 19 points, six rebounds, and six steals.

 

The Cougars’ Alex Jenkins, a junior, added 18 points and seven rebounds.

 

Steele’s Camrien Hunt finished with 17 points and six rebounds.

 

Cougar senior Angel Raposa had a pair of three-pointers on the way to eight points.

 

Steele Canyon fell to 2-3 overall, while VC improved to 2-2.

 

HOOVER 70, HELIX 60 – Helix led 13-7 after one quarter, but the Highlanders and Hoover were tied at 30-all in the Orange Bracket semifinals at halftime of the Madison Warhawks Rumble.

Hoover took a 52-50 lead into the fourth quarter.

Hoover opened up a 58-50 lead with 6:22 left, then had a 61-54 lead with 4:49 to go after converting three free throws following a foul on a shot attempt.

CATHEDRAL CATHOLIC 62, GROSSMONT 39 — The Foothillers fell to the undefeated Dons after trailing 37-13 at halftime.

It was the first loss of the season for Grossmont in three starts.

Cathedral improved to 4-0.

 

MARANATHA CHRISTIAN 66, MOUNT MIGUEL 43 — The Eagles took down the Matadors, who fell to 2-1 on the season.

 

Games of Friday, Nov. 26, 2021

 

ST. AUGUSTINE 77, HELIX 40 – The Highlanders, who kept it close for much of the first half, were no match for the Saints in the second half at the Madison Rumble.

Markees Williams made a three-pointer late in the first quarter to cut the Saints’ lead to 21-13.

Williams then hit a three at the first-quarter buzzer as Helix trailed 21-16.

Helix’s John Everett made a three-pointer with just over four minutes left in the second quarter as Helix trailed 32-22.

Williams canned a three in the third quarter but the Highlanders trailed 55-33.

Williams hit a three in the fourth but the Saints still led 68-38.

 

HILLTOP 70, EL CAJON VALLEY 67 (OT) – The Lancers won on a three-pointer by Damian Monge at the buzzer in overtime at the Madison Warhawks Rumble event.

The Braves led 34-26 at halftime but the Lancers outscored the Braves 22-14 in the fourth quarter to send the game into OT tied at 64-all.

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