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Eagles beat Sultans; Raposa leads Cougs

Steele Canyon's Angel Raposa. / SBLive

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EastCountySports.com staff report

 

GRANITE HILLS 67, SANTANA 45 – The Eagles bounced back with a victory over the struggling Sultans on Tuesday in Santee.

Granite Hills improved to 10-3 on the season following a home loss to Monte Vista on Monday.

Granite’s Tre Edmond poured home 30 points and grabbed 16 rebounds. He also handed out seven assists.

“We had an all-around good game and I credit my offensive night to the team defense we played,” Edmond said.

The Eagles outscored the Sultans 20-0 in the first quarter.

“After a very uninspired start last night, I challenged our guys to bring the intensity on the defensive end and they answered,” Granite Hills head coach Dan

Lawond Zagana added 13 points and seven rebounds for the Eagles.

Isaiah Hasten, in his first varsity start, added 12 points and grabbed 10 boards. The sophomore also recorded six steals and blocked three shots.

“(Isaiah) played great,” Duffy said. “Tre had a very good game, as well. Derek Edmond was out from an injury (suffered) last night.”

Zach Burton finished with eight points, seven rebounds, four steals, and three assists.

Santana fell to 1-12.

 

STEELE CANYON 42, RAMONA 35 – The Cougars got downright defensive with the Bulldogs to pull off a mild upset and improved to 7-7.

The game was part of The Holiday Classic Presented by SBLive Sports. The contest was in the Senator Division, which was played at Carlsbad High.

Angel Raposa scored 17 points to lead Steele Canyon.

Alex Jenkins added 11 points for the Cougars, while teammate Camrien Hunt finished with six points.

 

HELIX 59, POINT LOMA 58 – The Highlanders knocked off the Pointers, as Helix improved to 6-9.

Helix trailed most of the contest but gradually worked its way back into the game behind the shooting of Markees Williams and Jackson Daniels, who both had a pair of three-pointers in the first half.

Ahkwon White had a three-pointer in the second half for Helix.

 

LIBERTY 50, CHRISTIAN 39 – Patrick Perez scored 11 of his 16 points in the fourth quarter, knocking down three threes, but the Patriots were flat in the first half against Liberty, of Bakersfield.

Hunter Provience finished with 10 points for CHS.

Ben Felice and J.J. Perez both canned a three-pointer for the Pats.

Christian trailed 27-13 at halftime.

 

BELLARMINE 58, GROSSMONT 40 – At the Torrey Pines Invitational, the Foothillers fell to Bellarmine College Prep, of San Jose, which is currently ranked in the state’s Top 20.

Jonny Towne led Grossmont with 15 points.

 

EASTLAKE 71, FOOTHILLS CHRISTIAN 49 – The Knights’ one-point, second-quarter output proved to be a big decider at the Montgomery Holiday Tournament.

Senior Joseph Hankins scored 21 points and seven rebounds for the Knights, while senior teammate Josh Nafarette added 16 points and eight rebounds. He also had seven steals.

 

MONTGOMERY 67, VALHALLA 38 – The young and coming Aztecs rolled the Norsemen at their home tournament on Tuesday.

 

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