Connor Sevilla made sure Dougherty Valley, the Bay Area News Group’s top-ranked team, wouldn’t lose a second game in a row.

With backcourt mate Ryan Beasley out again because of an ankle injury he suffered a week earlier, the senior scored 26 points to lead the Wildcats to a 59-46 victory over No. 19 California on Saturday night in East Bay Athletic League play.

The win sets the stage for a huge finish to the EBAL regular-season schedule.

Tied for first place with De La Salle and Dublin, Dougherty Valley plays host to DLS on Tuesday and visits Dublin on Friday.


In the victory Saturday, Dougherty Valley (21-3, 6-1) also for 15 points from Aadi Malali.

Damarcus Collins scored 14 points and Amari Gray added 13 for California, which fell to 16-8, 4-3.

Harvard-Westlake 63, No. 2 De La Salle 42

De La Salle fell double digits behind in the first quarter against Harvard-Westlake, ranked No. 2 in the state by Cal-Hi Sports, and never recovered as the Southern California powerhouse prevailed at the Mater Dei Extravaganza. Alec Blair scored 12 points to lead De La Salle, which had won its previous six games. The Spartans fell to 19-5. Robert Hinton had 22 points for Harvard-Westlake (26-1).

No. 4 Salesian 60, Vallejo 37

Salesian stayed undefeated in the Tri-County Athletic League Rock Division as Amani Johnson scored 12 points and Alvin Loving and Aaron Claytor each had 11 to lead the Pride past Vallejo. Jasir Smith finished with 10 points for Vallejo, which slipped to 11-11, 3-5. Salesian improved to 17-7, 8-0.

No. 5 Archbishop Riordan 62, St. Francis 44

Coming off a loss at home to St. Ignatius in its previous game, Riordan roared back with an impressive victory on the road over St. Francis in Mountain View. Andrew Hilman scored 18 points, Nathan Tshamala finished with 12 and Christian Wise added 10 for the Crusaders, who stayed tied for first place with Archbishop Mitty in the West Catholic Athletic League. Riordan is 15-4, 8-1. St. Francis dropped to 11-7, 4-5.

No. 6 Archbishop Mitty 67, Serra 56

Mitty, playing on the road in San Mateo, built a 38-15 halftime lead on its way to winning its fourth consecutive game. Princeton-bound Derek Sangster scored 16 points and Nathan D’abreu Noronha had 15 points to pace the offense. The Monarchs (16-3, 8-1) also got 11 points from Tyler Jones and nine from Jaiden Paran. Ryan Pettis led Serra with 24 points. Alton Robenalt added 11 points and Marcel Elicagaray finished with eight for the Padres (10-8, 3-5).


Source link


Comments are closed.