The Blue Knights overwhelmed Cimarron-Memorial on Friday to score a 72-46 victory in Legacy Tip-Off Classic quarterfinal play. They will meet Arbor View at 10:25 a.m. Saturday in the semifinals.
No. 1 Bishop Gorman held off No. 2 Coronado to secure an 88-75 home victory in the season opener for both teams Thursday night.
Cimarron Conriquez in his first career varsity start after transferring from Clark made four 3-pointers for the Jaguars in their Class 4A debut — a 60-44 road win over Cimarron-Memorial.
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Collin Russell poked the ball awayand Dylan Hushaw came up with the loose ball and hit a shot with two seconds left to give the Falcons an 86-84 road win over the Pioneers.
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Coronado senior forward Hailey Morton made an uncontested layup with 53 seconds left in the fourth quarter to break a 51-all tie and help the Cougars score a 55-52 victory over host Clark.
Though the Pioneers fell behind early again on Saturday, they pushed their way back in front late in the first quarter and never trailed again to beat the Patriots, 61-46, to win the tournament.
First-year coach Rodney Haddix is striving to restore the blue-collar culture he helped instill as a player on the program’s inaugural team in 2006-07.
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